Wreaths Across America to Stop in Connecticut on Dec. 17th

Posted on December 1, 2022


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I wanted you to know that Wreaths Across America (WAA) will honor Veterans during a ceremony at the State Veterans Cemetery Middletown Connecticut (CTMVCM) on December 17, 2022, at 12:00 p.m.

WAA is also travelling the country with its Mobile Education Exhibit (MEE), a rolling interactive museum that shares the organization’s mission to Remember the nation’s fallen veterans, Honor those who serve, and teach the next generation about the value of freedom.

In January of 2022, the MEE left Maine and

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New Laws – October 1st 2022

Posted on September 29, 2022


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Dear Friends & Neighbors,

October 1st marks the effective date of many new laws. Below are links for information on notable laws (or sections of laws) taking effect that address juvenile crime, youth mental health, government transparency, and lifting the cap on cottage food.

AN ACT CONCERNING JUVENILE JUSTICE AND SERVICES, FIREARMS BACKGROUND CHECKS, AND LARCENY OF A MOTOR VEHICLE.
Public Act No. 22-115 (Sec. 1-4, 6-10, 13-18)
Summary
House Bill No. 5417

AN ACT CONCERNING THE IDENTIFICATION AND

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Focusing on Manufacturing

Posted on September 26, 2022


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This September, I had the pleasure of bringing Connecticut’s Chief Manufacturing Officer Paul Lavoie on a tour of manufacturers in the towns I serve, including Bevin Brothers Manufacturing and Dickinson Brand’s American Distilling here in East Hampton. While much of the state’s attention is focused on larger companies, most manufacturers in Connecticut are smaller business operating smaller shops.

We started our manufacturing tour at Bevin Brothers, where Production Supervisor Ben Favreau walked

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