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Rep. France, Delegation Join Norwich Chamber Legislative Breakfast

Posted on May 10, 2022


I would like to thank the  Norwich Chamber of Commerce for hosting another successful Legislative Breakfast and meeting with the 2022 Leadership Development Students.

CT DOT Hearing on proposed route, rate and schedule changes

Posted on May 9, 2022


The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is holding two public hearings to gather input on proposed additional rail service; a proposed rail fare discount; and proposed additional bus service, including three new bus routes.

Proposed changes for bus service include extra trips on CTtransit Hartford area routes 512 (Berlin Turnpike) and 24 (Windsor-Bradley Int’l Airport-Windsor Locks). Proposed new bus services include CTtransit New Haven area Route 282 (East Grand Avenue), CTtransit Express

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Republicans Propose Tax Relief for an Affordable Connecticut

Posted on April 26, 2022


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Last week, House and Senate Republicans held a press conference to outline our proposal for tax relief to make Connecticut more affordable for residents. Inflation is here, and relief must be too.


The Problem:

Connecticut’s state budget is benefiting from inflation as the state sales tax and gas tax brings in new, unplanned for revenue – a result of surging prices.

Meanwhile, CT residents are struggling to balance their own family budgets with no

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National Drug Take Back Day is April 30th

Posted on April 12, 2022


Saturday, April 30th is National Drug Take Back Day. The Take Back Day is part of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Take Back Initiative to safely dispose of unwanted medications.

For more information, or to check availability or specific drop off times, please contact the agency listed. Collection sites are set up throughout the area, including:


Ledyard Police Department, 737 Colonel Ledyard Hwy, Ledyard, CT


City of Groton Police Department, 295 Meridian St, Groton, CT

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Tax Free Week Starts on Sunday

Posted on April 8, 2022


Last month, when the General Assembly passed legislation to suspend the state’s $.25 excise tax on gasoline we also created a second Sales Tax Free Week to be held this spring. The spring Sales Tax Free Week begins on Sunday, April 10, and runs through Saturday, April 16.

Tax Free Week was first enacted in 2000 and applies to most clothing and footwear purchases intended for everyday use. Goods not covered under the program include items that are solely intended for use in sporting activities and

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