Where is the Oversight, Management of All State Supported Agencies?

Posted on August 21, 2019 by admin


The disturbing and scandalous developments at some of the state’s most visible quasi-public agencies, overseen by boards of directors and professionals that manage the day-to-day operations, has gained some notoriety in recent weeks and months. Most notably in the scandal- plagued Lottery Corporation, and the Connecticut Port Authority, CPA.

At the Lottery, senior personnel have been fired or suspended for mismanagement and questionable decisions that at one point drew the attention of the FBI. Members

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In Light of Plastic Bag Tax, LaBonne’s Supports Local Education

Posted on August 21, 2019 by admin


Looking to gauge the true feeling of residents in response to the state’s recently enacted plastic bag tax, State Rep. Joe Polletta took a walk down Main St., then a drive around the district where he was able to stop into local stores and talk directly with business owners and customers.

Rep. Polletta said he encountered plenty of people who had concerns about the costs of switching to paper or reusable bags for consumers and businesses, and many complained about not having reusable bags handy at

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Monthly Naloxone Training at AMR

Posted on August 20, 2019 by admin


The Western Connecticut Coalition and American Medical Response (AMR) are continuing to host monthly Naloxone trainings through the end of the year.
 
Naloxone (Narcan) is the medication that reverses an opioid overdose.
 
The current schedule is:
SEPTEMBER 2019
Evening – Wednesday 9/25 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
 
OCTOBER 2019
Morning – Wednesday 10/9 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
 
NOVEMBER 2019
Evening – Wednesday 11/13 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
 
DECEMBER 2019
Morning -Wednesday 12/11 8:30 –

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