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Rep. O’Dea to Host Post-Session Legislative Update – Monday, June 17

Posted on June 15, 2019 by admin


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The 2019 legislative session has ended and there is much to discuss. Major items this year included the budget, a $15/hour minimum wage, a new 0.5 percent payroll tax to fund a state-run paid family and medical leave program, the ongoing tolls debate, the opioid crisis and more.

This Monday, June 17th, I will be hosting a Post-Session Legislative Update at the New Canaan Library, 151 Main Street, New Canaan, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

This is your opportunity to discuss any issues we covered this

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Rep. O’Dea Lauds Passage of Two Bills Fighting the Opioid Crisis

Posted on May 23, 2019 by admin


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Bills Advance to Senate

HARTFORD – State Representative Tom O’Dea (R-New Canaan, Wilton), Deputy Republican Leader-at-Large, voted for and celebrated the passage of two bills addressing the opioid crisis – H.B. 5524, An Act Increasing the Penalties for the Sale of Fentanyl, and H.B. 7190, An Act Extending Good Samaritan Protections for Persons or Entities that Include an Opioid Antagonist within a Cabinet Containing an Automatic External Defibrillator. Rep. O’Dea has signed on as a cosponsor to both

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Rep. O’Dea Provide Toll Update on Todd Feinburg Show – April 11, 2019

Posted on April 12, 2019 by admin


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CT State Rep. Tom O’Dea (R-New Canaan, Wilton), a member of the legislature’s Transportation Committee, joined WTIC News Talk host Todd Feinburg on April 11th to discuss the latest on tolls. Rep. O’Dea says the math on Gov. Lamont’s latest proposal does not add up. The governor’s plan calls for rates similar to legislative Democratic proposals and projects the same revenue, but his plan calls for about 50 tolling locations as opposed to

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