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Happy Independence Day!

Posted on July 3, 2020 by admin


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I wish you and your families a safe and healthy Fourth of July holiday!

Best wishes,

Arthur J. O’Neill

State Representative – 69th District

 

 

Update: July 1 – Housing Relief, Additional Info re: Travel Advisory, DSS funding

Posted on July 1, 2020 by admin


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Recently, Governor Lamont has taken several actions to address housing concerns related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, including enacting Executive Order 7DDD to extend a moratorium on residential evictions until August 22, and 7EEE which authorizes DSS to distribute relief funds to an expanded list of health care institutions.

Additionally, the governor has expanded the state’s travel advisory to now include 16 states. The states of Connecticut, New York and New Jersey are asking travelers from

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Tax Deadlines Approaching

Posted on June 30, 2020 by admin


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On Tuesday, April 14, 2020, in order to align with federal changes, the Department of Revenue Services (DRS) extended filing and payment deadlines for certain state tax returns. The impacted Connecticut returns and the associated filing dates and payment deadlines are set forth in the table and link below.

**It is unclear if these deadlines will be extended again**

Please consult the table to make sure you don’t miss an important deadline.

More information is available on the DRS website:

https://portal.ct.gov/DRS/COVID19/DRS-COVID-19-Response-FAQ

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Governor Releases School Reopening Guidelines

Posted on June 26, 2020 by admin


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Friends and Neighbors,

Tonight, the governor, in cooperation with the Commissioner of Education and the Department of Public Health and medical experts, released the framework and guidelines for reopening CT schools in the fall with in-person learning.

We are expecting to receive a more detailed account early next week.

I would like to thank all of our educators, parents and students who have been so extraordinary in adapting to the best of their ability to virtual learning during the height of the

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Update: June 25 – State Response to Coronavirus – Travel Advisory

Posted on June 26, 2020 by admin


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Friends and Neighbors,

Last night, Governor Lamont announced Executive Order 7BBB which requires travelers or visitors from certain states with high infection rates to self-quarantine for two weeks upon arrival in Connecticut.

The order also makes changes to the presidential primary process, child care and day camp procedures and to commercial pesticide operations.

Executive Order No. 7BBB enacts the following:

Self-Quarantine by Travelers from States Experiencing High Infection Rates. The Commissioner

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Limited DMV in-person reopening beginning today

Posted on June 23, 2020 by admin


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The governor announced limited DMV in-person reopening beginning today

Services available in-person, by appointment only, include:

Licenses and Non-Driver ID Cards (new and renewal)

Out-of-State Transfers

CDL Upgrade – HAMDEN OFFICE ONLY

  • All DMV in-person services now require an appointment. To schedule an appointment, click here.
  • Select services are also accessible online.
  • Drop-off services are available for select services (limited hours) at the DMV’s Danbury, New Britain, Norwich and Old Saybrook

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Update: June 18 – State Response to Coronavirus

Posted on June 18, 2020 by admin


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Friends and Neighbors,

Last night, Governor Lamont announced Executive Order 7AAA which modifies the mandatory staff testing program for nursing homes to cease after 14 consecutive days without a positive case and to require resumed testing if any staff member or resident tests positive. It also makes changes and adjustments to previous orders.

Executive Order No. 7AAA enacts the following provisions:

  • Technical correction to Executive Order No. 7ZZ, Section 8: Clarifies that Executive Order No.

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Update: June 17 – State Response to Coronavirus

Posted on June 17, 2020 by admin


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Friends and Neighbors,

Last night, Governor Lamont announced Executive Order 7ZZ regarding Phase 2 of the state’s reopening efforts, and other measures regarding the Covid-19 pandemic.

For more information and a link to the Executive Order, please click here: https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/Office-of-the-Governor/Executive-Orders/Lamont-Executive-Orders/Executive-Order-No-7ZZ.pdf

Executive Order No. 7ZZ enacts the following provisions:

  • Modifications to adapt to Phase 2 reopening efforts: In preparation

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Update: June 15 6:00 p.m. – State Response to Coronavirus

Posted on June 15, 2020 by admin


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As the state begins to reopen and Governor Lamont and state agencies reduce the number of changes, guidelines and policy statements being issued, I am going to scale back from sending nightly email updates.

Though less frequent, I will continue to keep you informed by sending email updates and posting to social media as new Executive Orders or other important, time sensitive policy changes are announced.

Updated virus data is available and update nightly at: https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus

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Update: June 11 8:00 p.m. – State Response to Coronavirus

Posted on June 11, 2020 by admin


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Friends and Neighbors,

In a press release and during his daily press briefing, Governor Lamont announced updated virus totals and other measures regarding the Covid-19 pandemic.

To watch his daily press briefing, please click here:

Updated data on the impact of COVID-19 on nursing homes and assisted living facilities

The following documents contain updated data regarding each of the nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Connecticut that have reported positive cases of COVID-19 among their

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