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Connecticut Energy Assistance Program Accepting Applications Now

Posted on September 18, 2023

I wanted to make you aware that the application period for the 2023-2024 winter season of the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) began on September 1, 2023. The program helps Connecticut residents – including both homeowners and renters – with the costs associated with heating their homes.

Basic benefits toward heating bills range from $180 to $530 depending on income, size of household, and need. Benefits are available for households with incomes up to 60% of the state median income, which

Rep. Marra, Friends Pack Lunch Bags to Help Filling in the Blanks

Posted on September 13, 2023

Concerned with food insecurity, especially among Connecticut’s children, State Representative Tracy Marra (R-141) and more than 20 of her friends gladly teamed up to help children in need by volunteering with Filling in the Blanks in Norwalk.

The energetic volunteer crew spent about two hours working alongside professional staff to ensure donated supplies to create weekend meal kits that included food, snacks, and other items were placed into strong plastic bags that will be distributed to children

Veterans Stand Down 2023

Posted on September 13, 2023

The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) announced Veterans STAND DOWN 2023 will take place on September 22nd from 8:00 – 2:00 p.m. at five regional sites across the state.

While the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way many 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

Proposals to Ban Gas Powered Cars and Trucks

Posted on August 18, 2023

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

I’m writing to let you know about major regulatory changes that will impact all of us.

The state’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is accepting written comments on two proposed regulations, one that would ban the sales of new gas-powered passenger cars (beginning in 2035) and another that would gradually prohibit the sale of new gas-powered trucks that are used to ship goods and provide essential services.

I have significant concerns about the

State Department of Education Announces Recipients of Summer Mental Health Grants for Schools and Camps

Posted on August 15, 2023

State Department of Education Announces Recipients of Summer Mental Health Grants for Schools and Camps

In a press release, the State Department of Education announced the state will release more than $4.5 million in funding for 48 school districts and summer camp programs across Connecticut that will be used to support the delivery of mental health services for students during the summer months over a three-year period.

Both the Darien and Norwalk School Districts are slated to receive a substantial

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Posted on August 14, 2023

SHOP LOCAL for Back to School!! Sales Tax Free Week August 20-26

Posted on August 10, 2023

Dear 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.

That being said, with school only a few weeks away for some students, I want to remind you to take advantage of the upcoming “Tax Free Week,” which runs from Sunday, August 20 through Saturday, August 26.

Now is a great time to save on all of your kids’ back-to-school wear, both in stores and online.


Rep. Marra, Lt. Gov. Tour The Maritime Aquarium of Norwalk

Posted on August 1, 2023

State Rep. Tracy Marra was joined by Rep. Dominique Johnson and Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz for a recent behind-the-scenes tour of The Maritime Aquarium of Norwalk.

The lawmakers were visiting the aquarium to promote Connecticut’s Summer at the Museum 2023 program that provides free admission to children when accompanied by a paid adult between July 1st and September 4th.

The health and safety of both animals and guests takes the highest priority, and President and CEO Jason Patlis explained

DOT: Route 7/15 Interchange Improvement Project Environmental Documents Available for Review, Public Invited to Public Hearing

Posted on August 1, 2023

The Environmental Assessment/Draft 4(f) Evaluation and Environmental Impact Evaluation (EA/EIE) for the Route 7 and Route 15 Interchange Improvement project in Norwalk was published on July 18, 2023, starting a 45-day comment period that will include a public hearing on August 16, 2023

The proposed project (Project No. 0102-0358) will address the missing connections on the existing Route 15 and Route 7 interchange and will improve the mobility for motorists at the following connections:

Rep. Marra Applauds Governor Signing Important Women’s Health Law

Posted on July 19, 2023

State Representative Tracy Marra (R-141) today joined Governor Lamont and legislative colleagues as he signed a public health and safety law that allows pharmacists to prescribe oral and emergency contraception, as well as legalizing over-the-counter medications such as Plan B to be sold in vending machines. This increases the access of these important medications in women’s health.

A trained pharmacist, Rep. Marra, along with fellow House Republican Representatives Nicole Klarides-Ditria (R-105)