Rep. Hall to Host Legislative Updates

Posted on June 13, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD— State Representative Carol Hall (R-59) will be hosting a series of legislative updates in Enfield and East Windsor June and July. The East Windsor updates will be co-hosted by State Representative Christopher Davis (R-57)

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Rep. Hall Statement on Senate Approval of School Security Legislation

Posted on June 6, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD – State Representative Carol Hall (R-59) released the following statement after the State Senate unanimously voted to pass HB 7291 “An Act Concerning School Security” in the early morning hours Wednesday, June 5th.

“I am thrilled that the Senate unanimously approved this legislation,” said Rep. Hall. “This legislation is an important step towards improving our school security regulations

“For the past year, the school security working group has been meeting with stakeholders from communities across the state. This bill directly addresses difficulties that boards of education and school administrators had with filing school security plans, applying for school safety grants and finding qualified consultants to develop plans.

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North Central Legislators Vote No on Tax & Spend Budget

Posted on June 4, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD – State Representatives Bill Simanski (R-62), Tami Zawistowski (R-61) and Carol Hall (R-59) after hours of debate rejected the Democrat budget that raises hundreds of millions in sales taxes, raids the transportation fund to pay for ongoing services and hikes income taxes on thousands of small business owners.

Rep. Hall commented, “Overall this budget includes dozens of new taxes, charges and fee increases. This spending plan hits middle and working class families hardest. Connecticut residents will feel pain everywhere from the grocery store, dry cleaning and laundry to things such as Netflix. As a border community these tax changes make us even less competitive, new taxes on alcohol and prepared foods mean that even more people will do their shopping in Massachusetts.”

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I-91 Pavement Preservation Project beginning June 9

Posted on June 4, 2019 by admin


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Dear Friends & Neighbors,

The Connecticut Department of Transportation recently shared an announcement regarding milling and resurfacing on I-91 that could impact your commute. Read the announcement below for details and information about lane closures:

I-91 Pavement Preservation Project

in Windsor, East Windsor and Windsor Locks

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a nighttime milling and resurfacing project will be performed on I-91 Northbound and Southbound in the towns

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Rep. Hall Co-Sponsors Legislation to Expand Mental Health Coverage for First Responders

Posted on June 3, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD – State Representative Carol Hall (R-59) co-sponsored legislation to help police and fire personnel to access mental health services. The bill, SB 164, “An Act Including Certain Mental or Emotional Impairments within the Definition of ‘Personal Injury’ Under the Workers’ Compensation Statutes” was taken up by the House of Representatives on Friday, May 31st.

“We have to do this for our first responders,” said Rep. Hall. “Every day our police and fire personnel work hard to keep us safe and often times they witness horrific incidents. This has been over 8 years in the making. I am glad this legislation is moving forward so we can get these men and women the help that they need. We owe our Police and Fire personnel the very best care and support we can provide.”

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Legislative School Security Working Group Heralds Passage of Bill to Further Protect our Students

Posted on May 28, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD – State Representatives Carol Hall (R-59), JP Sredzinski (R-112), Dorinda Borer (D-115) and Christie Carpino (R-32) are celebrating last weeks’ passage of a bill they worked hard to promote as members of the Connecticut School Security Working Group.

House Bill 7291, An Act Concerning School Security, requires the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP) to update school security and safety plan standards, simplify school security reporting requirements and infrastructure grant applications, and identify qualified school security consultants and limit the existing registry to such individuals only.

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State’s Captive Insurance Program Update

Posted on May 21, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD – The state legislature established a not-for-profit captive insurance company, or captive insurer, to help homeowners repair or replace crumbling concrete foundations with the lowest possible amount of borrowed funds. On Monday, it was announced that the captive insurance company will receive a $20 million installment allowing it to begin the process of providing financial assistance to affected homeowners. Many House Republican legislators, representing the towns experiencing the greatest volume of faulty concrete foundations, hailed the allocation of this funding.

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Retire Your Worn American Flags 5/30 – 6/13

Posted on May 14, 2019 by admin


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Friends and Neighbors,

With the summer season and patriotic holidays such as Memorial Day, Flag Day and the Fourth of July on the horizon, it is the perfect time to properly retire your worn, faded and tattered American flags as you prepare to put on fresh new displays of the Stars and Stripes.

In cooperation with the American legion, there will be four locations that residents can drop off their worn American flags for proper ceremonial disposal according to the U.S. Flag Code.  Drop-off locations will receive flags from May 30th until June 13th.

In Enfield the drop-off locations are:

  • Enfield Town Hall, 820 Enfield Street, Enfield
  • American Legion Post #80, 566 Enfield Street, Enfield

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Celebrating Polish Day at the Capitol

Posted on May 7, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD – State Representatives Tami Zawistowski (R-61) and Carol Hall (R-59) joined with colleagues and other state officials to celebrate the 28th Annual Polish Day on May 2nd at the Capitol. The day marks the 228th anniversary of the Polish Constitution of 1791 with a celebration of Polish culture and recognition of the contributions made by Polish-Americans in Connecticut.

This year’s event honored five outstanding Polish-American women, including former Suffield First Selectman Elaine Sarsynski,

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North Central Legislators Vote No on Increasing Spending

Posted on May 2, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD – Appropriations Committee members State Representatives Bill Simanski (R-62), Tami Zawistowski (R-61) and Carol Hall (R-59) voted no on the biennial state budget put forward by House and Senate Democrats in Committee on April, 30th.

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