New Britain Lawmakers and Local VFW’s Collecting Weathered U.S. Flags for Retirement

Posted on June 21, 2019 by jpheasant


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NEW BRITAIN – State Representative William A. Petit Jr., (R-22) and State Senator Gennaro Bizzarro (R-6) in cooperation with the VFW Post 511 of New Britain and VFW Post 10732 of Berlin encourage residents to retire their worn American flags at three drop-off locations.

Flags will be collected until Sunday, June 30th.

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New Britain City Hall
27 W Main Street, New Britain

(Open Daily: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

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Rep. Petit Votes to Support Expand Workers Compensation for Mental Health Treatment

Posted on June 1, 2019 by jpheasant


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HARTFORD – Today, State Representative William A. Petit Jr. (R-22) and his colleagues in the House voted unanimously in favor of a bill to expand workers compensation benefits, including mental health treatment for police and parole officers and members of the fire service.

SB-164, An Act Including Certain Mental or Emotional Impairments Within the Definition of “Personal Injury” Under Workers’ Compensation Statutes, will now include individuals who have been diagnosed with PTSD by a board-certified

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Rep. Petit, Sen. Martin, and American Legion Collecting Weathered U.S. Flags for Retirement

Posted on May 22, 2019 by jpheasant


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PLAINVILLEState Representative William A. Petit Jr. (R-22) and State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) in cooperation with the American Legion Post #33  encourage residents to retire your worn American flags at two drop-off locations within the 22nd District.

Flags will be collected from Wednesday, May 29th until Thursday, June 13th.

Plainville Town Hall, 1 Central Square

Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main Street

The U.S. Flag Code specifies that old American flags no longer in service must be properly

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