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House Approves Extension of Governor’s Emergency Powers Through February 15, 2022

Posted on September 28, 2021

On Monday, the House of Representatives voted in favor of extending Governor Lamont’s emergency powers through February 15, 2022 for a sixth time. As I have done in the past, I voted NO on this extension. The governor has navigated us through the uncharted waters of the greatest public health threat of our lifetimes. This was a challenging task. By definition we no longer have a pandemic, so regular constitutional order should have restored yesterday. I see no reason that these orders be extended

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Special Legislative Session This Coming Monday

Posted on September 24, 2021

When the Connecticut House of Representatives meets this Monday, September 27th, it will be in a special session to vote on a seventh extension of the governor’s emergency powers, this time at least until February. Our House of Representatives special session is set to begin at 12:30 p.m.

Once again, Governor Lamont insists that Connecticut’s public health and civil preparedness emergency declarations must be extended. However, our neighbors in Massachusetts have still managed COVID effectively in

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