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Tax Free Week is Sunday, August 21 – Saturday, August 27

Posted on August 12, 2022


Friends and Neighbors,

With inflation causing prices to rise, we are paying more for everything we purchase, including food, clothing and fuel, and saving money is more important than ever.

I have consistently advocated for additional tax relief for Connecticut families but the governor and the majority party have opposed and stalled those sincere efforts to provide meaningful relief to Connecticut’s residents.

That being said, with school less than two weeks away for some students, I want to remind

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Connecticut Insurance Department Announces Public Informational Meeting on August 15 for Health Insurance Rate request Filings

Posted on August 3, 2022


The Connecticut Insurance Department is asking for public comment during an August 15 informational public meeting on the health insurance proposals filed by CIGNA Health & Life, CTCare Inc., CTCare Benefits Inc., and the ConnectiCare Insurance Company, Inc. for 2023 plans both on and off Access Health CT, the state’s federal Affordable Care Act exchange.

The public informational meeting will be held in a hybrid format, both in person at the Legislative Office Building, Hartford, and online. The

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CT Summer at the Museum

Posted on July 27, 2022


The popular “Connecticut Summer at the Museum” program has returned for the 2022 summer season, which enables Connecticut children to receive FREE ADMISSION at more than 130 museums across the state during the summer months.

Originally established in 2021 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the program is a way of providing children with engaging summer enrichment and learning experiences. It is funded by money Connecticut received from the federal government under the American Rescue Plan Act

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Reps. France, Howard Host Successful Town Hall

Posted on July 26, 2022


Despite having to postpone for one week to accommodate an important town meeting, State Representatives Mike France (R-42) and Greg Howard R-(43) last night hosted a successful Town Hall event, meeting with 10 concerned citizens.

Starting at 6 p.m. and held in the Ledyard Town Hall Annex building, Reps. France and Howard provided a brief, general overview of the past legislative session and specifics related to the legislative committees each serves on.  Following their introductions, the two lawmakers

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“Pizza & Policy” with Reps. France and Lanoue

Posted on July 22, 2022


State Representatives Mike France (R-42) and Brian Lanoue (R-45) want to thank the constituents of the 42nd and 45th districts who joined them for  an informal  “Pizza & Policy” to discuss the recently-ended legislative session and to answer questions about state government.

The meeting was held on Wednesday, July 13th at Village Pizza, 353 Shetucket Turnpike, Preston.

If you were unable to attend but would still like to contact Rep. France or Lanoue, please email or,

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