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Public Hearing – An Act Concerning Virtual Learning

Posted on March 4, 2021 by admin

Dear Friends & Neighbors,

On Monday March 8th, the Education Committee will conduct a public hearing on S.B. 977, “An Act Concerning Virtual Learning.” The stated purpose of this committee bill is “to require the Department of Education to develop uniform standards for the provision of virtual learning in public schools, conduct a comprehensive audit of virtual learning programs in the state and develop guidelines for training educators in the provision of virtual learning.”

This is your opportunity

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Age Based Vaccine Distribution

Posted on February 24, 2021 by admin

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

On Monday afternoon, Governor Lamont announced that the state will move forward with an age-based approach for distributing the coronavirus vaccine beginning on March 1st. Initially, the phased roll out included such factors as age, occupation, pre-existing conditions, and residency. Most recently, eligibility was expanded to those 65 and older under “Phase 1b.”

The planned eligibility timeline:

  • March 1, 2021: Expands to age group 55 to 64,

In addition to the age-based

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It’s Your Government: How to Testify at a Public Hearing

Posted on February 18, 2021 by admin

Dear Friends & Neighbors,

With the legislative session underway and the committee process in full-swing, I wanted to share some helpful resources to make your voice heard in state government.

In order to make it easier to find all the information you need in one place, the House Republican Caucus created an online virtual meeting guide with information, resources and links to help you follow what’s happening in the General Assembly. The guide also includes instructions on how to participate in a Zoom meeting, a calendar of events, access to legislative committee pages, bill tracking, and more.

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