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Rep. Kupchick: Autism Awareness Month in Connecticut

Posted on April 17, 2019 by jdooley


HARTFORD- To promote Autism Awareness throughout Connecticut, State Rep. Brenda Kupchick (R-132) and Laura Devlin (R-134) joined fellow lawmakers and advocates at a ceremony for Autism Awareness Day at the State Capitol, Wednesday April 17th.  The ceremony was filled to capacity with legislators, parents and individuals affected by Autism, all meeting to provide support and promote acceptance.

With National Autism Awareness Month being in April the ceremony was held to highlight the growing need

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State Rep. Brenda Kupchick Statement on Family Medical Leave Bill

Posted on April 16, 2019 by jdooley


I was presented again this year in the Finance Revenue & Bonding Committee a bill to establish a Paid Family Medical Leave, (FMLA) a program which would allow employees to take paid time off in order to care for loved ones or for themselves in the event of illness. Who could possibly be opposed to such a compassionate and noble program?  Unfortunately, once again, the details of the bill before me were poorly drafted by only one party and unsustainable.

The bill proposes funding through a payroll

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State Rep. Brenda Kupchick: Major Issues at the State Capitol

Posted on April 14, 2019 by jdooley


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Last week the Judiciary committee held multiple meetings on different bills they planning to vote out of the committee.

  • The Judiciary committee debated the legalization of marijuana. Watch the debate here.
  • The Judiciary committee also debated the erasure of some criminal records and the merits of solitary confinement. Watch the debate here.

On Wednesday April 9th, as a member of the Finance Committee,

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