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Reps. McCarty, Cheeseman Join Governor for Bill Signing at Naval Submarine Base

Posted on August 4, 2021


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State Representatives Kathleen McCarty, Ranking Member of the Education Committee, and Holly Cheeseman, Ranking Member of the Finance Committee, yesterday morning joined Governor Ned Lamont, Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, fellow legislators, and members of Connecticut’s military community at the Submarine Base in Groton for a bill signing ceremony .

The legislation, HB 6449 (Public Act 21-152)¸ An Act Expanding Economic Opportunity in Occupations Licensed by the Departments of Public Health and Consumer

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House Republicans Call for Action on Juvenile Crime Crisis

Posted on July 7, 2021


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Earlier today, House Republicans held a press conference and signed a petition calling for a special legislative session to deal with the issues of increased juvenile and personal property crime, including car theft.
During the press conference House Republican Leader Vin Candelora urged majority party Democrats to reconsider their reluctance to tackle these difficult juvenile justice matters and to consider several proposals to help end this crisis.
Among the concepts that should be considered

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Happy Independence Day!

Posted on July 3, 2021


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FREE Summer Events, Museum Admissions

Posted on July 2, 2021


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Connecticut Summer at the Museum – Free Admission for Kids

Summer is here and there are lots of exciting things to do.  If you have children who love museums, aquariums, science and nature you’ll be happy to know that, this summer, admission to dozens of CT museums is FREE for kids!

From July 1 to September 6, Connecticut children age 18 and under plus one accompanying adult can visit participating museums free of charge through the Connecticut Summer at the Museum program.

Please make sure you check

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New Laws Effective July 1

Posted on July 1, 2021


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I wanted to make you aware of new policies affecting Connecticut taxpayers and businesses taking effect today, July 1, 2021.

This year, several important measures that may impact you, your family or your business become law, including:

New legislation effective dates are typically

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Stay Safe in the Heat!

Posted on June 29, 2021


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With incredible temperatures here for another few days it is important to take care of yourself and your loved ones. Please remember to stay hydrated and check on your friends and neighbors to make sure they also have plenty of water and access to air conditioning.

If you need help locating a cooling center, the state’s 2-1-1 phone line is always open and available 24/7 to answer questions or point you toward a center in your area. You can also find a list of cooling centers on the 2-1-1 website.

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Scheduled Closure and Detour of Route 156 at the Niantic River Drawbridge in East Lyme and Waterford

Posted on June 17, 2021


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Scheduled Closure and Detour of Route 156 at the Niantic River Drawbridge in East Lyme and Waterford

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing the scheduled closure and detour of Route 156 over the Niantic River from 7 p.m. on June 22, 2021, to 7 a.m. on June 23, 2021. A temporary deviation from drawbridge operation regulations will also occur during the scheduled timeframe.

The closure and detour are necessary to facilitate construction activities on the bridge structure.

The detour

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State Rep. McCarty Explains Her Opposition to Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Posted on June 17, 2021


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Rep. McCarty Applauds Bill to Name May 13 as Xeroderma Pigmentosum Awareness Day

Posted on June 7, 2021


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Telling the legislature that passage of the bill would make the entire session a success, State Representative Kathleen McCarty (R-38) today thanked her colleagues for unanimously supporting a bill to raise awareness of a rare genetic disorder and designating May 13th as Xeroderma Pigmentosum Awareness Day in Connecticut.

Xeroderma Pigmentosum is a rare, inherited genetic disorder characterized by an extreme sensitivity to ultraviolet rays. Rep. McCarty was first made aware of the disease by friend

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Remembering D-Day

Posted on June 6, 2021


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