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Resources for Children and Teens in Crisis

Posted on October 28, 2021

Mobile Crisis Intervention Services In Our Area:

Mobile Crisis Team staff provide immediate assistance to children and teens in distress by identifying options and resources that meet their unique needs.

Various providers offer both phone and/or office support for children through the age of 17 years.

Upon first contact, children are evaluated and assessed for their unique treatment needs, including:

  • Referral for another level of care
  • Screening and assessment for outpatient treatment
  • Coordination

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October Business Advisory Council Meeting with Rep. Nuccio and CBIA

Posted on October 25, 2021

Discussion Touched On Manufacturing Policy, Workforce Training Initiatives and Incentives to Promote COVID-19 Vaccinations

TOLLAND COUNTY, Conn. — With Connecticut’s business community facing an uncertain forecast for the coming year, State Representative Tammy Nuccio recently invited guests from the Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA) to October’s Business Advisory Council meeting for a policy update.

The discussion touched on challenges

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Posted on September 30, 2021

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a virtual public information meeting concerning the proposed replacement of Bridge 01120 carrying Route 74 over the Skungamaug River, in Tolland, will occur on Monday, October 18, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be live streamed via Microsoft Teams Live Event and YouTube Live. A Question and Answer (Q&A) session will immediately follow the presentation, which will be recorded. Instructions on how to access the meeting and on how to

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Nuccio Awarded 100 Percent Pro-Business Voting Score

Posted on September 20, 2021

HARTFORD, Conn. —State Representative Tammy Nuccio (R-Tolland) was recently recognized for her exceptional voting record in support of both Connecticut businesses and workers.

The Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA), which represents thousands of large and small employers in the Constitution State, recently gave Nuccio a 100% score on its annual State House Voting Record Scorecard.

Lawmakers were judged based on their support for policies that create jobs and bring businesses to

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COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Posted on August 25, 2021

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine is Approved

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, the first COVID-19 vaccine to gain full approval.  The vaccine will now be marketed as “Comirnaty” for the prevention of COVID-19 disease in individuals 16 years of age and older.  The vaccine also continues to be available under emergency use authorization (EUA), including for individuals 12 through 15 years of age and for the administration of a third dose in certain immunocompromised

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Veterans Stand Down 2021

Posted on August 24, 2021

From the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA):


The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) is pleased to announce that we are holding Veterans STAND DOWN 2021 on September 22nd, 23rd, & 24th.  While the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way agencies and organizations operate, the DVA continues our commitment to serving Connecticut’s Veterans by providing this “one stop” access to a range of programs and services offered by state and federal agencies,

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Tropical Storm Henri-Related Losses and Filing an Insurance Claim

Posted on August 23, 2021

If you have suffered damage due to Hurricane Henri these are the steps to take immediately:

  • Take photos of the damage and remove personal property if your home cannot be secured. Do not dispose of property until an insurance adjuster has reviewed it for your claim.
  • If you can still live in the home, talk with your agent about critical repairs that need to be made. Whether you make the repairs or hire someone, save the receipts for your claim.
  • If you need to find other lodging, keep records

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CT’s Sales Tax-Free Week Starts Sunday

Posted on August 13, 2021

For one week starting Sunday, August 15th, until Saturday, August 21st, Connecticut’s 6.35 percent sales tax will be temporarily suspended for certain back-to-school items, including clothing and footwear. If a qualifying item costs less than $100, that item is exempt from the sales tax. For examples of qualifying and non-qualifying items, please see this guide from the Department of Revenue Services:


Examples of Clothing or Footwear That Are Exempt When Sold for Less Than $100:


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Rep. Nuccio, House Republicans Unveil Juvenile Justice Reforms

Posted on August 10, 2021

HARTFORD — State Rep. Nuccio (R-53) joined her colleagues Tuesday in backing a list of legislative proposals to reform the state’s juvenile justice laws and seek accountability for the victims of Connecticut’s summer juvenile crime wave.

During a news conference on the North Steps of the Capitol in Hartford, House Republicans listed over a dozen specific statutory and policy changes they would make, centered around three core principles: prevention, accountability, and rehabilitation.

These proposed

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CT DOAG Urges Farmers to Report Crop Damage or Loss From Tropical Storm Elsa to USDA

Posted on August 9, 2021

The Connecticut Department of Agriculture is encouraging farmers and agricultural producers who may have experienced crop damage or loss due to Tropical Storm Elsa to declare a loss to their United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) county office. Crop losses can be modified after the initial reporting as necessary.

The damage assessment for a USDA disaster declaration is based on a 30% loss of any crop per county.  Only losses reported within that initial three-day

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