State Awards STEAP Grants to Bridgewater, Roxbury and Washington

Posted on September 23, 2022


$31.3 MILLION IN STATE GRANTS TO 77 SMALL TOWNS FOR INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS

State Representative Cindy Harrison (R-69) today announced that the State has awarded five Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP) grants to the 69th district towns of Bridgewater, Roxbury and Washington for the continued improvement of municipal buildings and roadway infrastructure projects.

Bridgewater is slated to receive $107,750 in state funding for repairs and improvements to two municipal buildings, with

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Veterans Stand Down 2022

Posted on September 16, 2022


The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) announced Veterans STAND DOWN 2022 will take place on September 23rd from 8:00 – 2:00 p.m. at five regional sites across the state.

While the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way agencies and organizations operate, the DVA continues its commitment to serving Connecticut’s Veterans by providing access to a range of programs and services offered by state and federal agencies, Veterans organizations, and community-based non-profits.

Stand Down 2022

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CT Sees Uptick in Fraudulent Benefit Claims, How to Protect Against It

Posted on September 16, 2022


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

It has been recently reported that an uptick in fraudulent claims benefits have been processed through the Department of Labor (DOL). I want to make you aware of this increasing threat and provide resources so you can protect yourself, or your business, against criminals looking to steal your personal information.

Reducing Fraudulent DOL Benefit Claims

The uptick in fraudulent benefits claims is alarming. According to reports, two-dozen businesses have notified the Connecticut

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Rep. Harrison to Host September Office Hours in Southbury, and Virtually via Zoom

Posted on August 30, 2022


State Representative Cindy Harrison (R-69) looks forward to meeting with constituents during two separate office hour events in September, the first via Zoom on Monday, September 12th, and the second at the Southbury Public Library on Wednesday, September 14th.

Discussions will focus on the completed 2022 legislative session and look ahead to the upcoming 2023 legislative session that begins on Wednesday, January 11, 2023. Representative Harrison invites constituents to share their concerns and ideas

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LIHEAP – Appropriations/Energy and Technology/Human Services Committee Joint Public Hearing – Monday, August 29th, 10 a.m.

Posted on August 24, 2022


The cost of heating your home …

In early June, my Republican colleagues and I raised concerns about the financial pressure residents would experience this fall as they faced the skyrocketing expense of heating their homes. We proposed a plan to use some of the state’s significant surplus funds to provide additional home heating assistance to those who would need it. Unfortunately, our plan fell on deaf ears.

However, Our concern on this subject continues as the legislature grapples with the reality

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Back to School Safety Tips

Posted on August 17, 2022


With school starting and thousands of children soon waiting at the end of their driveways or on the side of a road for the bus, I wanted to remind everyone to be careful on our public roadways.

When school is in session drivers should use EXTRA caution, especially near bus stops, schools, playgrounds, and athletic fields.

Safety tips for drivers:

  • State law prohibits passing a school bus with its lights flashing. Some school buses are equipped with cameras to record passing drivers.
  • Observe the no-passing

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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 11, 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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Rep. Harrison Achieves Another Perfect 100% Legislative Voting Record

Posted on August 8, 2022


For the second straight year of her first term, State Representative Cindy Harrison (R-69, Bridgewater, Roxbury, Southbury, and Washington) recorded a perfect 100% attendance for voting in the 2022 legislative session.

Perfect voting attendance is a remarkable accomplishment and a testament to Representative Harrison’s dedication to her community and the people of the 69th district.

According to statistics compiled by the House Clerk’s office for the 2022 session, Representative Harrison cast a vote

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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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