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Veterans Stand Down September 24-25

Posted on September 22, 2020 by admin


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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Department of Veterans Affairs will be holding the 2020 Veterans Stand Down virtually on Thursday, September 24th and Friday, September 25th.

This two-day event provides Connecticut’s Veterans with a wide variety of programs and services offered by State and Federal agencies, Veterans Organizations and Community Based Non-profits.

Thursday’s 9:00 a.m. virtual kickoff ceremony will be held at the DVA Rocky Hill Campus broadcast via social media. Following the ceremony,

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Rep. Pavalock-D’Amato Joins House Republicans in Letter to Governor Urging Fall Sports to Continue

Posted on September 8, 2020 by admin


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State Representative Cara Pavalock-D’Amato and the House Republican Caucus sent the following letter to Governor Lamont’s office urging fall sports to continue in Connecticut.

 

Connecticut State Department of Education: COVID-19 Resources

Posted on September 8, 2020 by admin


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Below is a listing of resources that are available on the Connecticut State Department of Education website.

Links to the Reopen Guidance Document and Addendums:

Addendum 11 Interim Guidance for the Use of Face Coverings in Schools during COVID-19

Adapt, Advance, Achieve: Connecticut’s Plan to Learn and Grow Together

Adaptar, Avanzar, Alcanzar: El Plan de Connecticut para Aprender y Crecer Juntos

Addendum 1 Temporarily Opting into Voluntary Remote Learning Due to COVID-19

Addendum 2 COVID Guidance

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Upcoming Eversource Hearing: August 27th

Posted on August 26, 2020 by admin


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I want to inform you of the upcoming hearing regarding Eversource’s rate increases and their response to Tropical Storm Isaias.

The legislature’s Energy and Technology Committee will host an informational hearing via zoom on August 27, 2020 at 10:30 a.m.

This hearing is expected to cover a far-ranging set of issues, from the role of state utility regulators and the process of setting rates, to utility staffing levels and how the companies communicate with customers and municipalities during outages.

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Eversource Hearing Information: August 24th

Posted on August 18, 2020 by admin


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As a result of public outcry and efforts by my colleagues and I to ensure that your voice was heard, the state’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) temporarily suspended Eversource’s recent rate increase while it conducts a full review, the purpose of which is to ensure that Eversource is not over-collecting revenues in the short term at the expense of ratepayers. Likewise, a similar rate increase request from United Illuminating has been suspended indefinitely.

PURA has scheduled a formal

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