Town of Burlington Awarded Democracy Cup

Posted on May 6, 2021


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BURLINGTON – On Friday morning, April 30, 2021, State Representative John Piscopo joined the Secretary of State Denise Merrill, Burlington First Selectman Theodore Shafer, along with local officials in celebrating the town of Burlington being awarded the 2020 Democracy Cup. Burlington was one of four Connecticut towns that earned this coveted award.

According to the secretary of state’s office, in the 2020 general election, a record 1,861,086 people cast a ballot out of an all-time high of 2,334,979

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Rep. Piscopo Opposes Massive Tax Hike with $1.9 Billion in New Taxes

Posted on April 26, 2021


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On Thursday, April 22, 2021, State Representative John Piscopo (R-76) voted against a revenue package that increases taxes by $1.9 billion dollars over the next two years. Ultimately, the measure passed out of the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee with all Democrats voting in favor of the legislation and all Republicans opposing the measure.

“I hope that we can engage in open and transparent dialogue about state spending and revenue,” said Rep. Piscopo. “Increasing taxes by any amount, especially

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Upcoming Veterans Covid-19 Vaccine Clinics

Posted on April 9, 2021


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I just wanted you to know that the VA Connecticut Healthcare System is hosting several Covid-19 Vaccine Clinics for veterans at locations throughout the state.

Other clinics and locations are added to the VA’s online calendar as they are scheduled, so please check back often.

Upcoming Clinics:

  • April 10 from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – New London Clinic, 4 Shaw’s Cove (Johnson and Johnson)
  • April 11 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Connecticut Veterans Home, 287 West Street, Rocky Hill (Moderna)
  • April 12 from

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