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Rep. Petit Receives 100% Voting Record for 2022 Legislative Session

Posted on August 17, 2022


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Representative Makes Every Vote of the 2022 Regular Session

HARTFORD – State Representative William A. Petit Jr. (R-22) has once again achieved a perfect score for votes taken on the floor of the House of Representatives during the 2022 legislative session.

Each year, the House Clerk’s Office releases the data on members’ votes during the Regular Session and Representative Petit was present for all 264 votes taken during that time, one of only 62 lawmakers out of 151 to receive a perfect score.  On

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A New Social Media Challenge is Encouraging Car Thefts

Posted on August 16, 2022


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A new social media trend is resulting in a recent wave of vehicle thefts happening in Connecticut and across the country.

Kia and Hyundai vehicle owners are being urged to stay vigilant as a new social media challenge is encouraging individuals to steal vehicles using a phone charging cable and screwdriver.

The theft of these vehicles is possible due to the lack of an immobilizer. An immobilizer is a security device that doesn’t allow the car to be started unless the transponder or smart key is used.

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Connecticut Small Business Boost Fund

Posted on July 27, 2022


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Small businesses and nonprofit organizations with less than 100 full-time employees may be able to benefit from the newly created Connecticut Small Business Boost Fund. The program provides low interest non-forgivable loans to approved applicants between $5,000 and $500,000 (subject to eligibility).

Loans totaling less than $150,000 will have a 60-month repayment period while those totaling more than $150,000 will have a 72-month repayment period. These loans can be used for payroll, equipment, utilities

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Rep. Petit Receives 100% Score for Supporting Pro-Business Initiatives

Posted on July 7, 2022


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HARTFORD The Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA) has released their ‘2022 State House Voting Records’ annual report and State Representative William A. Petit Jr. (R-22) recently received a 100% score for his support of business-friendly legislation.

“It is always an honor to be recognized for the work you’ve done and continue to do,” Rep. Petit said. “As someone who has the ability to construct and adjust state laws, I have always taken into consideration the impact they will have

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HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS, STATE OFFICIALS COMMEND CREATION OF STATEWIDE STROKE REGISTRY

Posted on June 15, 2022


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HARTFORD – Representative John-Michael Parker (D – Durham, Madison), Representative William Petit (R – Plainville, New Britain), co-sponsors of H.B. 5273, and Dr. Charles Wira (Medical Co-Chair of the State of Connecticut Stroke Advisory Council) praised inclusion of the bill within the 2022 budget implementer last month by the Connecticut General Assembly.

H.B. 5273 required the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) to operate a stroke registry for the State of Connecticut using the American

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Rep. Petit and Sen. Martin to Collect Weathered Flags for Proper Retirement

Posted on May 26, 2022


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PLAINVILLE – State Representative William A. Petit Jr. (R-22) and State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) are encouraging area residents to ‘Retire Your Worn American Flags’ for a proper retirement. Flags will be collected beginning Tuesday, May 31st through Friday, June 10th at two drop off locations within the 22nd House District.

Collection Sites:

Plainville Public Library, 56 E. Main Street
Plainville Municipal Center, 1 Central Square

The U.S. Flag Code specifies that the flag, when it is in such

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Rep. Petit and Sen. Martin to Host Post Session Coffee Update in Plainville

Posted on May 10, 2022


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HARTFORD – State Representative William A. Petit Jr. (R-22) and State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) would like to invite Plainville residents to join them for a ‘Coffee with your Legislators’ event to discuss items addressed during the 2022 legislative session.

Representative Petit and Senator Martin will also be available to answer questions related to state government or discuss any other legislative related topic or issue residents may have.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 17th
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

 WHERE:

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Update from the Capitol and Around the 22nd District

Posted on April 8, 2022


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Its been a busy week at the Capitol. In between wrapping up our committee work and finalizing bills, the lack of scheduled session days in the early part of the month has provided me with an opportunity to attend some events within our district.

Root Center for Advanced Recovery Grand Opening

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Thursday, I was invited to attend the Grand Opening Celebration of the Root Center for Advanced Recovery in New Britain. The Root Center does tremendous work in helping people regain control

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Rep. Petit and Sen. Martin to Host Coffee Hour in Plainville

Posted on March 9, 2022


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HARTFORD – State Representative William A. Petit Jr. (R-22) and Senator Henri Martin (R-31) would like to invite area residents to join them for their monthly coffee hour in Plainville to discuss any items related to the 2022 legislative session.  The lawmakers will also be available to address residents questions or issues they may have related to state government.

Plainville:

Bolo Bakery, 33 Whiting Street.

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

If you are unable to make the event but would like to connect with

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BIPARTISAN LAWMAKERS UNVEIL LEGISLATION ADDRESSING CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH

Posted on February 18, 2022


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(HARTFORD, CT) – Today, members of the Connecticut General Assembly- led by Speaker of the House Matt Ritter (D-Hartford), House Majority Leader Jason Rojas (D-East Hartford, Manchester), and State Representatives Tammy Exum (D-West Hartford, Avon, Farmington), Liz Linehan (D-Cheshire, Southington, Wallingford), Tammy Nuccio (R-Ashford, Tolland, Willington), William A. Petit Jr. (R-Plainville, New Britain) and Jonathan Steinberg (D-Westport) unveiled legislation which prioritizes the mental health

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