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Route 12 Resurfacing Project in Lisbon, Griswold, and Plainfield

Posted on May 13, 2020 by jpheasant


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The Connecticut Department of Transportation will be conducting a milling and resurfacing project on Route 12 in Lisbon, Griswold, and Plainfield.

The milling portion of this project is scheduled to begin Monday, May 18th and continue through Monday, June 22nd. The resurfacing portion is scheduled to begin Monday, June 22nd and continue through Friday, July 10th.

No work will be performed on May 22nd, 25th, or 26th due to the Memorial Day holiday and July 2nd and 3rd due to the July 4th holiday.

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Conservative Caucus Objects to Exclusion of Legislature from Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group 

Posted on April 30, 2020 by jpheasant


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In a letter delivered last week to Governor Lamont, the Conservative Caucus again pushed for the State Legislature to have a day-to-day role in the Governor’s Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group.  They also requested a comprehensive plan be developed to reopen Connecticut that encompasses the financial, social, and emotional needs of the state’s residents prior to the Governor issuing further Executive Orders.

The Governor’s advisory group was created to develop metrics meant to ease restrictions on

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Conservative Caucus Wants Connecticut Legislators and Businesses Involved in Plan to Reopen the State

Posted on April 17, 2020 by jpheasant


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In an April 14, 2020 letter to Governor Lamont, the legislature’s Conservative Caucus questioned the detrimental impact his COVID-19-related Executive Orders (EOs) are having on the social and economic fabric of our state. They argued that Connecticut legislators, business leaders and health care professionals must be part of any group formed to determine the process and timing of reopening our schools and businesses.

The Conservative Caucus believes the Governor’s “one-size-fits-all” policy of arbitrarily

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CT Recovery Bridge Loan Program for Small Businesses

Posted on March 27, 2020 by jpheasant


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Zero interest loans now available to small business owners who have been negatively affected by the coronavirus.

The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) Recovery Bridge Loan Program website is now accepting applications.

As with any government program restrictions apply, so please be sure to read the fine print before applying.

What is the Recovery Bridge Loan Program?

The Connecticut Recovery Bridge Loan program is designed to provide emergency cash flow relief to

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Essential Businesses and Gov. Lamont’s Executive Order

Posted on March 23, 2020 by jpheasant


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Here is the latest update on Gov. Lamont’s decision to close “non-essential” businesses as a strategy to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

The governor’s order goes into effect Monday, March 23rd at 8:00 p.m. The Department of Economic & Community Development officials released official guidance designed to give business owners, their employees, and residents a better understanding of what is deemed “essential.”

Click here to view the document.

I wanted to remind you that critical businesses such

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Resource Information for Coronavirus and Helpful Links

Posted on March 18, 2020 by jpheasant


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List of Emergency Orders Issued by Governor Lamont

To view the complete list of executive orders enacted by Governor Lamont, click here.

March 10, 2020: Declaration of Civil Preparedness and Public Health Emergencies

For a list of Emergency Orders from our State Agencies: Click Here

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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have created a series of informational tips and resources in order to; protect yourself and others,

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Hampton Town Hall POSTPONED

Posted on March 17, 2020 by jpheasant


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The Legislative Town Hall originally scheduled for Thursday, March 19, has been postponed. The Hampton Town Hall will be closed to all public events until further notice.

Applying For A Disaster Assistance Loan

Posted on March 17, 2020 by jpheasant


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Local businesses which have been hurt by the COVID-19 outbreak will now be able to apply for disaster assistance loans.

Governor Lamont issued a statement  announcing that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be accepting applications for loans of up to $2 million.

You can apply online by clicking here, or in person at any Disaster Recovery Center. The SBA recommends the online application as the fastest method to receive a decision about your eligibility.

For information or to find

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State Rep Doug Dubitsky and State Sen. Dan Champagne to Host Legislative Town Hall

Posted on March 5, 2020 by jpheasant


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HARTFORD – State Representative Doug Dubitsky (R-47) and State Senator Dan Champagne (R-35) will be holding a joint legislative Town Hall at the Hampton Town Hall on Thursday, March 19, 2020.

The lawmakers will discuss any major issues being addressed during the 2020 legislative session along with any other state-wide issues that are important to the residents of Hampton and the surrounding region.

WHEN: Thursday, March 19, 2020

From 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Hampton Town Hall

164 Main Street, Hampton

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Conservative Caucus Announces 2020 “Short Session” Agenda

Posted on February 7, 2020 by jpheasant


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HARTFORD – Staying steadfast to their values, the legislature’s Conservative Caucus today announced their 2020 legislative agenda which includes provisions to protect voting and individual free speech rights, workplace rights for employees, reduces taxpayer funded election payouts and strengthens criminal justice protections, among other ideas.

“Connecticut has been heading in the wrong direction for some time,” Caucus Chair, Rep. Mike France (R-42), said. “Our proposals will realign our state with

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