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Capitol Update

Posted on May 24, 2021 by zobermiller


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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

With the session coming to an end on June 9th, it appears that the legislative leadership will continue to keep the Capitol closed to the public, despite the statewide lifting of business restrictions, and the governor ordering state government staff back to their offices.

This week, we deliberated on several bills, the most significant concerned zoning and online gambling. But we also voted on bills related to easing enrollment of children of military families and bills

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Unemployment Insurance Fund Reform Passes!

Posted on May 12, 2021 by zobermiller


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Today the House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass House Bill 6633, An Act Restructuring Unemployment Insurance benefits and Improving Fund Solvency.

As ranking member of the Finance Committee, I commend both sides of the aisle for rolling up their sleeves and not letting the perfect be the enemy of the good. This bill takes lessons learned from the past to help us avoid a looming unemployment financial crisis and creates meaningful steps towards long-term fund stability.

The Unemployment

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March 19th Re-Opening

Posted on March 8, 2021 by admin


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Dear Friends & Neighbors,

On Thursday, Governor Lamont announced upcoming changes to coronavirus restrictions set to begin on March 19th. While certain protocols and guidelines will remain in place, many capacity restrictions will be phased out or significantly reduced. Additionally, the Governor announced an early beginning for trout fishing season.

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