Rep. Piscopo Opposes Extending Gov. Lamont’s Public Health and Civil Preparedness Emergencies

Posted on July 15, 2021


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During a special legislative session on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, State Representative John Piscopo (R-76) voted in opposition to H.R. 202, a resolution that would allow Governor Lamont to continue to run the state through his use of executive order until September 30, 2021.

“Connecticut is no longer in a state of emergency as we were in nearly a year ago during the height of the pandemic. Another round of emergency orders at this time that grants the governor near-unilateral control of the state

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Posted on July 12, 2021


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HARTFORD – The Connecticut General Assembly (CGA) Conservative Caucus today denounced Governor Lamont’s latest attempt to extend his Emergency Authority and urged their colleagues to reject the move, calling it misguided and an abuse of the federal system designed to help states combat the spread of Covid-19.

Governor Lamont recently announced that he intends to continue his takeover of various powers of the legislature through at least September 30, 2021, claiming continued public health and civil

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Rep. Piscopo Hosts Successful Flag Day Collection Drive

Posted on June 15, 2021


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In observance of Flag Day on Monday, June 14th, State Representative John Piscopo (R-76) concluded a used and worn American Flag drive to give constituents the opportunity to properly dispose of their flags. The collection began on June 1st, with boxes stationed at the Town Halls in Thomaston, Burlington, and Harwinton, and concluded on June 11th, just before Flag Day. Four large bags of flags were collected and were disposed of with dignity according to the US Flag Code by American Legion Post 137.

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