Rep. Cummings Joins Red Kettle Bell Brigade for the Holidays

Posted on December 13, 2019 by admin


State Representative Stephanie Cummings continued her holiday tradition of volunteerism and once again rang the bell to raise money for the Salvation Army outside the Reidville Drive Stop & Shop earlier this week.

Rep. Cummings and her Republican colleagues volunteer to help raise money during the annual appeal and have raised more than $200,000 in recent years.  Proceeds are donated directly to The Salvation Army.

This holiday season Rep. Cummings is also hosting both a “Holiday Giving Trees” clothing

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Special Session December 18

Posted on December 11, 2019 by admin


The legislature will be in special session on Wednesday, December 18, to take up bills fixing hospital Medicare reimbursement rates and issues regarding restaurant worker wages.

The hospital bill makes long-overdue adjustments that resolve legal claims that could have exposed the state to a potential liability of $4 billion.  The new 7-year contract will reduce hospital user fees, increase Medicare rates and place limits on future taxation of hospitals, among other things.

The restaurant bill makes

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Elisha Leavenworth Foundation Provides Grants for Local Programs

Posted on December 9, 2019 by admin


After handing out grants to local service and community organizations, members of the Elisha Leavenworth Foundation, including new member State Representative Cummings, and representatives from those organizations gathered for group photos Thursday at the warming hut at Fulton Park in Waterbury.

According to members, the foundation has provided more than $250,000 in grants to local organizations this year, and another $25,000 in scholarships. This year, grants were given to multiple organizations,

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