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Posted on June 15, 2022


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


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


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.


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Update from the Capitol and Around the 22nd District

Posted on April 8, 2022


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


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.


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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Posted on February 18, 2022


(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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Rep. Petit Kicks Off New Session, Highlights Priorities

Posted on February 9, 2022


HARTFORD On Wednesday, State Representative William A. Petit Jr. (R-22) joined his fellow Republican and Democrat colleagues on the floor of the house, officially kicking off the 2022 legislative session.

A few of Rep. Petit’s legislative priorities for this year include restoring public safety, improving portions of the police accountability bill, and protections for officers getting mental health assessments so they can seek treatment without fear of discipline or losing their jobs.


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2022 Legislative Survey Results

Posted on January 20, 2022


Earlier this month, I sent out a survey asking for your input on several items that have been the topic of conversation over the past couple of years – issues surrounding the pandemic, the governor’s emergency powers, Transportation Climate Initiative, government transparency among others.

I expect that as we prepare for the 2022 legislative session, many of these issues will remain at the forefront of discussions moving forward so hearing your feedback and responses is greatly appreciated.


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Rep. Petit and Sen. Martin Host Informational Meeting to Discuss Covanta’s Request to Burn Medical Waste

Posted on December 22, 2021


Last night, Sen. Martin and Rep. Petit held an informational meeting at the Plainville library to provide area residents with an opportunity to have their voices heard and questions answered regarding the possibility of Covanta, a local Waste-to-Energy plant, being allowed to burn medical waste at their facility.

Covanta seeks to adjust a current permit with the City of Bristol that would allow them to convert a portion (8%) of their trash-burning to medical waste.

According to Covanta, under the

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Rep. Petit Helping the Salvation Army Raise Money for Local Families

Posted on December 10, 2021


HARTFORD – On Saturday, December 18th, State Representative William A. Petit Jr. (R-22) will be volunteering to help raise money for local families this holiday season by ringing bells as part of the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign.

WHEN: Saturday, December 18
WHERE: Gnazzo’s, 73 East St., Plainville
TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

All kettle donations stay in the communities where the funds are collected and the money helps to provide meals, shelter, toys, clothing, and many other services throughout

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