October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on October 6, 2022

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase breast cancer awareness and education, while also promoting research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

I am proud to help spread the word about the importance of this cause, which is meaningful to so many families in our community. Please get regular medical checkups and mammograms and contact your medical professional if you have questions or concerns.

If you have not yet scheduled your mammogram, this is

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New Laws Effective October 1st

Posted on October 4, 2022

I want to inform you of new laws affecting Connecticut taxpayers and businesses that took effect on Saturday, October 1st. This year, several important public safety measures became law. Many were a result of pressure from the public and Republican lawmakers concerned about increased crime, especially juvenile crime, and the dramatic rise in car theft incidents.

Public Act 22-115 makes many changes to juvenile justice statutes to continue to preserve the rights of younger offenders while also delivering

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State Awards STEAP Grants to Bridgewater, Roxbury and Washington

Posted on September 23, 2022


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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