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International Overdose Awareness Day

Posted on September 8, 2022


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August 31st – is International Overdose Awareness Day. In observance 1,531 flags have been placed on the Capitol grounds representing the lives lost due to overdose in Connecticut in 2021. This issue has touched every community in our state and many of us personally, I want to thank everyone who works to help those suffering from addiction. Resources are available and recovery is possible; learn more at www.drugfreect.org

Calling for Additional Heating Assistance Funds

Posted on September 8, 2022


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Dear Friends & Neighbors,

On August 29th, Republican members of the Appropriations, Energy, and Human Services committees proposed an amendment to supplement $79.2 million in expected federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funds to increase total home energy assistance to $191.5 million. The amendment, however, was not entertained by the majority party and rejected on procedural grounds.

As a result, millions of dollars in potential relief was left on the table.

To overcome procedural

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Back to School Traffic Safety

Posted on September 8, 2022


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Dear Friends & Neighbors,

With school starting and thousands of children soon waiting at the end of their driveways or on the side of a road for the bus, I wanted to remind everyone to be careful on our public roadways. When school is in session, drivers should use extra caution, especially near bus stops, schools, playgrounds, and athletic fields.

Safety tips for drivers:

  • State law prohibits passing a school bus with its lights flashing. Some school buses are equipped with cameras to record passing

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