Posted on February 25, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon
ARC Family Day is always an exciting one at the Capitol. According to Rep. Case, hundreds of families came to the Capitol today to explain why social services are so important to their everyday lives. It’s one thing to look at the cost of a program on a sheet of paper, but it’s another to hear about the effects of a cut. Legislators heard powerful stories of how life improving services, funded by the state, are so beneficial to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Rep. Case conclude,…
Posted on February 24, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon
GOSHEN – State Rep. Jay Case (R-Winsted), joined by State Sen. Craig Miner (R-Litchfield), recognized two members of the community who recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. Jackson Ives and Joseph Sefcik, both serving within Goshen’s BSA Troop 35, celebrated their achievements at a joint Eagle Scout Court of Honor held on Sunday, February 24th at Camp Cochipianee.
“Honoring Mr. Ives and Mr. Sefcik for their accomplishments is quite humbling to me,” explained Rep. Jay Case. “Many people aren’t aware of the rigor and dedication it takes to commit yourself to the process and actually complete all of the criteria to become an Eagle Scout. I want to thank these fine gentlemen for their unfettered dedication to bettering our community. I have confidence that both Jackson and Joseph will be successful in the future endeavors.”
Posted on February 13, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon
Hartford – State Representative Jay Case (R-Winsted) testified in support of a mechanism that would allow certain individuals to have more transportation options when traveling. Currently, Medicaid and Medicare enrollees who use wheel chairs or are confined to a stretcher are transported by an ambulance, even in cases where there is not an immediate medical emergency.
Rep. Case said, “The state is paying extra for non-emergency medical transportation services. This common sense bill would provide greater options to Medicaid and Medicare enrollees, making it less cumbersome on the client and their care support system to travel. In many cases, the extra emergency equipment and personnel that comes with being transported by an ambulance is not necessary to attend everyday life events like graduations, funerals, and school functions.”