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State Representative Mark Anderson Speaks Against Extension of Governor’s Emergency Powers

Posted on July 14, 2021

During the July 14th special session, State Representative Mark Anderson (R-62nd), speaks against extension of Governor’s emergency powers.

Unfortunately, the vote passed by a margin of 73 in favor, 56 against, with 22 absent or not voting. I am very disappointed that yet again, the legislative body will be left out of any further action that might need to be taken. Those who voted yes on this extension today are simply giving up their responsibility in being the voice of their constituents to the

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Special Legislative Session This Coming Wednesday

Posted on July 12, 2021

Earlier today on the steps of the State Capitol, I joined several of my colleagues and concerned citizens from across Connecticut to address Governor Lamont’s request for an extension of his emergency powers. The legislature will be in session to debate and vote on this request this coming Wednesday.

The time for these executive powers to end is now, we as a legislature are well capable of doing our jobs for the people who elected us to do so in our districts. A return to a co-equal branch of

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