Transportation Public Hearing: Rail Infrastructure Improvements

Posted on February 19, 2020 by admin


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On Monday, February 24th, the Transportation Committee will be holding a public hearing on Raised Senate Bill (SB) 155, An Act Concerning Rail Infrastructure Improvements. During the hearing, I plan to testify in support of a concept developed by the Waterbury Rail Line (WRL) Caucus, which proposes various enhancements to rail infrastructure and service in our region. As residents of our community, I encourage you to testify in person or submit testimony online (instructions below).

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Waterbury Rail Line Proposal Raised by Transportation Committee

Posted on February 14, 2020 by admin


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Public Hearing to Follow

HARTFORD – Members of Connecticut’s Waterbury Rail Line (WRL) Caucus and area legislators praised the Transportation Committee’s decision to take up their proposal to improve the infrastructure and service on the Waterbury line.

Current stops along the branch include Derby-Shelton, Ansonia, Seymour, Beacon Falls, Naugatuck, and Waterbury, with future expansion to Thomaston and Torrington. The plan calls for both short-and-long term improvements between now and 2030.

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Public Hearing on Vaccinations – February 19, 2020

Posted on February 14, 2020 by admin


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On Wednesday, February 19th, the Public Health Committee will be holding a public hearing on House Bill (HB) 5044, An Act Concerning Immunizations. If this bill becomes law, it would effectively end the religious exemption for certain vaccines.

Public Health Committee – Public Hearing on Vaccines

Legislative Office Building, Room 2E, 300 Capitol Avenue, Hartford

Next Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Proponents of the legislation believe this is a matter of public health while

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