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Rep. Farnen Looks to Protect Sexual Assault Victims with a Special Session Vote

Posted on September 25, 2020 by jdooley


FAIRFIELD- State Rep. Brian Farnen (R-132) today called on Governor Lamont to include legislation addressing sexual misconduct on college campuses in his call for the Special Session scheduled for next week.

“I am a strong advocate for students and for survivors of sexual violence and understand just how crucial this legislation is,” said Rep. Farnen. “A number of students have reached out to me concerned about their well-being; many of them are survivors themselves who want to ensure the experience

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Fairfield Lawmakers to Host State Education Officials in Zoom COVID Update

Posted on September 23, 2020 by jdooley


Fairfield Lawmakers to Host State Education Officials in Zoom COVID Update

FAIRFIELD- State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28) along with State Reps. Brian Farnen (R-132), Laura Devlin (R-134) and Cristin McCarthy Vahey (D-133) with special guests Deputy Commissioner Desi Nesmith, Laura Stefon, Chief of Staff and Irene Parisi, Chief Academic Officer of the State Department of Education (SDE) to discuss school reopening and state resources.

The lawmakers who all represent a portion of Fairfield will each discuss

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Rep. Farnen: New Department of Labor Lost Wages Assistance Program

Posted on September 10, 2020 by jdooley


Hartford – The Connecticut Dept. of Labor recently announced the federal approval of the Lost Wages Assistance program, which will provide a supplemental unemployment benefit to claimants that have lost their jobs due to COVID-19.

Those wishing to qualify for the benefit will need to self-certify through the state’s Dept. of Labor. To learn more about the program click here, or read more information below.

Lost Wages Assistance (LWA)

Connecticut has been approved for an additional two weeks of Lost

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