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Coffee Hour at Orem’s Diner – Friday, June 21, 2019

Posted on June 19, 2019 by admin


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This Friday, June 21st, State Rep. Gail Lavielle and I will be at Orem’s Diner in Wilton to discuss major legislative topics including the state budget, minimum wage, paid family and medical leave, regionalization, the opioid crisis, tolls, and more.

Here are the details:

Who: State Representatives Gail Lavielle and Tom O’Dea

What: Coffee Hour/Legislative Update

Where: Orem’s Diner, 167 Danbury Road, Wilton

When: This Friday, June 21st from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

This is your opportunity to discuss

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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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