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Addressing the Juvenile Car Break-In Crisis

Posted on July 8, 2021


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The car break-in crisis by juveniles continues at a rapid pace in communities across Connecticut. This is an update on how we plan to address this key public safety issue.

Yesterday, legislators held a press conference in Hartford with local police chiefs and municipal leaders. Most of us agree we need to find a better balance between intervention (programs, more parental involvement, etc.) and accountability, which will give the police and the court system the ability to protect the public.

Following

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Rep. Terrie Wood Celebrates Passage of Her Proposed Bill Addressing Dyslexia

Posted on June 4, 2021


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As the mother of a successful young adult who was challenged with dyslexia for many years before being identified, I was very proud to have introduced this legislation. This bill creates specific training standards for dyslexia for special education teachers within higher education. It also set accountability standards for the State Department of Education that teacher training in dyslexia meets the set standards. Ultimately, early identification and appropriate remediation will help students with

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Update on Legislative Zoning Proposals

Posted on June 3, 2021


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Legislative proposals on state control of local zoning recently passed the house and senate. Lots of time, energy and much reflection went into the many conversations on housing choice and the issue of affordability over many months. Collectively — across the state — we did lots of homework, thoughtfully asking questions.

Some of the most extreme measures in these proposals were modified or eliminated this year. The right to develop multi-family housing “as of right” anywhere within a half mile

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Rep. Terrie Wood to Co-Host Flag Drive in Darien with First Selectwoman Jayme Stevenson – May, 29

Posted on May 21, 2021


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DARIEN – State Representative Terrie Wood (R-141) will host flag drive for residents who wish to retire their worn American flags with honor and dignity.

The event will be held at Darien Town Hall on May 29 with First Selectwoman Jayme Stevenson. Details are below:

Darien Flag Drive, Darien Town Hall, 2 Renshaw Drive, Saturday, May 29 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

“I am proud to co-host this event with my friend First Selectwoman Stevenson,” said Rep. Wood. “Our flags represent the freedoms and liberties

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Rep. Terrie Wood to Co-Host Flag Drive in Rowayton with Commissioner Tammy Langalis – June, 12

Posted on May 21, 2021


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NORWALK – State Representative Terrie Wood (R-141) will host a two flag drive for residents who wish to retire their worn American flags with honor and dignity.

The event will be held at the Rowayton Community Center on June 12 with Sixth Taxing District Commissioner Tammy Langalis. Details are below:

Rowayton Flag Drive, Rowayton Community Center, 33 Highland Avenue, Norwalk, Saturday, June 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

“I am proud to co-host this event with my friend Commissioner Langalis,”

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