Reps. O’Dea, Lavielle to Host Discussion on Youth Vaping in Wilton

Posted on November 18, 2019 by admin


On Thursday, November 21st, I will be co-hosting a discussion on youth vaping with State Representative Gail Lavielle. Joining us will be a panel of experts, community leaders, educators, youth counselors, student representatives, and other stakeholders to discuss the dangers of youth vaping, its impact on schools and the greater community, potential ways of addressing it, and more.

The keynote speakers are:

  • Dr. Alicia Briggs, M.D., – Chair, Norwalk Hospital Department of Pediatrics

  • Elizabeth

    Read More

Reps. O’Dea, Lavielle to Hold “Open For Business?” Informational Forum

Posted on October 11, 2019 by admin


WILTON – State Representatives Tom O’Dea (R-125) and Gail Lavielle (R-143) invite local residents and business owners to meet with them at the Wilton Library on October 24th for an informational forum discussing new taxes, fees and policies that will affect Connecticut businesses; such as minimum wage increases and paid family and medical leave.

When: Thursday, October 24th, 2019

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Where: Wilton Library, Rimer Room

137 Ridgefield Road, Wilton, CT

Rep. O’Dea currently serves as

Read More

News Laws and Tax Increases Now in Effect

Posted on October 2, 2019 by admin


Several new laws and tax increases became effective on October 1st, 2019. These laws cover a number of issues from the opioid epidemic, youth smoking and vaping habits, school security, tax assistance for the elderly, and protection for victims of sexual assault and family violence.

Taxes increased on prepared meals, digital goods (Netflix, Hulu, iTunes, etc.) and motor vehicle trade-ins, to name a few.

I’ve provided more details below, along with useful links for your reference.

As always, if you

Read More