Ellington Public Schools Seeking D-Day Veteran Information

Posted on February 19, 2019 by admin


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Dear Neighbors,

Our local Superintendent Dr. Scott V. Nicol recently shared an upcoming opportunity for our eighth grade class to honor Ellington D-Day Veterans and their families at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington.  

Please read the information below, and share with your neighbors.

Sincerely,

Christopher Davis

 

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Senate Dems’ Sales Tax Increase Proposal: Let Your Opinion Be Known

Posted on February 11, 2019 by admin


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Dear Neighbors,

As you may have heard, the Senate Democrat leader is once again proposing a sales tax increase for Connecticut. His bill would increase the Connecticut sales tax rate to 6.85%, raising potentially millions upon millions of dollars in new taxes on Connecticut families.

As Ranking Member of the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee with oversight over our state’s tax policy, I would like to hear your opinion on this proposed tax increase. This legislation will be heard by the committee on Wednesday, February 13th, at the State Capitol.

Expressing your opinion can be as simple as sending an email as public testimony on the proposal. Below are the instructions on how to send in brief testimony:

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Rep. Davis Attends CABE Region 3 Legislative Meeting

Posted on February 1, 2019 by admin


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ELLINGTON – State Representative Christopher Davis (R-57) attended the January 15th legislative breakfast hosted by the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) Region 3.

Board of Education Members, teachers, administrators and legislators from across the region discussed the major issues impacting schools in the 2019 legislative session. The school district leaders shared their concerns about forced school regionalization and the need for consistent education cost share funding from the state.

Also discussed at the meeting was Rep. Davis’ proposed legislation HB 5988 ‘An Act Concerning the High School Graduation Date’ which would allow schools to set fixed graduation dates. The proposal has received bi-partisan support and has been referred to the Education Committee for consideration. Read more about the proposal HERE.