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Bi-Partisan Campus Sexual Misconduct Bill to Receive Public Hearing

Posted on February 26, 2021 by wroddy


One of the most important steps in our legislative system is the public hearing process, where you can share your experience or opinion on a certain topic with a legislative committee by giving written or spoken testimony.

On Tuesday, the joint Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee will be hearing testimony on a number of bills, including H.B. 6374, An Act Concerning Sexual Misconduct on College Campuses.

I voted in support of this bill as a member of the Higher Ed Committee in 2020.

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Instructions For Using the VAMS System

Posted on February 18, 2021 by wroddy


The Department of Public Health recently provided the following instructions for setting up an appointment to receive a COVID vaccination through their online VAMS portal. As of right now, the only people eligible to set up an appointment are:

  • Healthcare Personnel: All paid and unpaid persons serving in healthcare settings who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to patients of infectious materials. Healthcare personnel should contact their Employer Coordinator, who has been designated

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Opportunity for Homeowners to Testify Regarding Crumbling Foundations

Posted on February 16, 2021 by wroddy


The Banking Committee will be holding a public hearing this Thursday, February 18th at 11:00 am. The committee will be hearing public testimony on a number of bills, including H.B. 5090, ‘An Act Concerning Mortgage Forbearance and Crumbling Concrete Foundations’.

This bill would require that certain residential mortgages allow for a temporary forbearance of payments in the event that the concrete foundation of the house has deteriorated due to the presence of pyrrhotite.

Information on H.B. 5090

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