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State Rep. Brenda Kupchick with a State Capitol Update

Posted on February 15, 2019 by jdooley


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Dear Friends and Neighbors, 

This week, and the weeks ahead, are fully scheduled with public hearings on issues of relevance to our state. I encourage you to follow the Bulletin posted on the General Assembly website, www.cga.ct.gov, if you are interested in testifying at any of them.  

Tuesday there are public hearings in the Aging Committee and General Law Committee

Major issues to be heard:

  • Senior Nutrition
  • Nursing Home Falls
  • Senior transportation
  • Tobacco Bars
  • Gift card balances
  • Occupational Licenses

Thursday there are public hearings in the Higher Education Committee and the Insurance Committee.

Major issues to be heard:

  • Merging or closing of education institutions
  • Academic freedom at public institutions
  • Mammogram coverage
  • Mental health parity  

Governor Lamont will present his budget to legislators and the public on Wednesday, February 20th. You may stream this live on CT-N or watch it on TV, Channel 59, around noon.

I hope this information is helpful.

State Rep. Brenda Kupchick

Proudly serving Fairfield and Southport

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State Rep. Kupchick Looks to Help those Suffering from Long-Term Addiction and Mental Health Crisis

Posted on February 8, 2019 by jdooley


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HARTFORD- State Rep. Brenda Kupchick (R-Fairfield) testified before the Insurance and Real Estate Committee on her legislation to increase health care coverage for those who need long-term addiction and mental illness treatment.

The legislation, House Bill Number 5518: An Act Requiring Health Insurance Coverage for Long-Term Substance Use Disorder Services would address the inadequacies and inequities when it comes to mental health and addiction insurance coverage.

Rep. Kupchick testified that the proposed bill is crucial to providing support for people who suffer from substance abuse.  Read More

State Rep. Brenda Kupchick: Weekly State Capitol Update

Posted on February 1, 2019 by jdooley


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Dear Friends,

As the 2019 legislative session enters its second month, the legislature is beginning to schedule public hearings on many of the proposed bills put forward by state legislators.

Here is a list of public hearing agendas for next week at the Legislative Office Building.

If you are interested in any of these issues, I encourage you to let your voice be heard.

If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact my office at (800) 842-1423, or email me at Brenda.Kupchick@cga.ct.gov. You can also follow my legislative activity on my website: www.repkupchick.com.

I hope this information is helpful.

Sincerely,

Rep. Brenda Kupchick

Proudly Serving Fairfield & Southport

The Public Hearing Process

Click here to find the ways you can submit testimony on a bill of interest to you.

A Move to Tax Your Groceries

I oppose a move to tax your groceries and non-prescription medicine. Fairfield residents are taxed enough.

League of Women Voters Forum

Join us on Feb. 9th 10am at the Fairfield Museum & History Center for a talk about the state issues.

Watch the CT General Assembly

You can also follow the General Assembly by watching CT Connecticut Network. You can view public hearings, meetings with votes, and full House and Senate debates.

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