Posted on November 12, 2019 by admin
On Veterans Day we honored and celebrated our retired military personnel and their families for their patriotism and sacrifice for the common good of our nation.
This sacred American holiday began as Armistice Day when on the 11th hour, on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an agreement signed by the Allies of World War I and Germany ending hostilities went into effect. The holiday was officially named Veterans Day in 1954.
I am grateful for the women and men in our community who have answered…
Posted on October 22, 2019 by admin
National Drug Take Back Day is this Saturday, October 26th, 2019. This is an opportunity for all of us to properly dispose of unused medications so they will not fall into the wrong hands. Below you will find drop-off information for our area.
National Drug Take Back Day – Naugatuck Police Department
Naugatuck Town Green – 21 Maple Street, Naugatuck
Saturday, October 26th, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
For more information, please visit the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency‘s website.
Posted on October 22, 2019 by admin
Opioid addiction has become a major public health issue. In response to the crisis, individuals, organizations, and elected officials across the country have responded by educating their communities about the dangers of prescription painkillers, providing resources and treatment for those dealing with substance abuse, and by taking legislative action to reduce the accessibility to these drugs.
Naugatuck and neighboring towns have taken similar steps to address the problem. Next Tuesday, October 29th,…
Posted on October 12, 2019 by admin
HARTFORD – State Representative Rosa C. Rebimbas (R-Naugatuck) joined the state’s Department of Labor in support of a compromise concerning restaurant workers’ pay rate. Legislators gathered at the Legislative Office Building Thursday for a joint public hearing of the Labor and Judiciary Committees where Rep. Rebimbas serves as Ranking Member of the latter.
“This hearing gave all stakeholders – employees and employers – an opportunity to speak to the committees about how this proposed legislation…
Posted on October 3, 2019 by admin
HARTFORD – State Representative Rosa C. Rebimbas (R-70), State Senators Joan Hartley (D-15) and George Logan (R-17), Mayor Pete Hess, and Ron Pugliese with the Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation accompanied Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz on a tour of several businesses in downtown Naugatuck on October 1st, 2019. The businesses included Peach Blossom Boutique & Gift (and Little Peach), Sam’s Shoe Repair, Santos’ Restaurant, 66 Church, Terri’s Flower Shop, Nationwide Insurance, New Era…
Posted on October 2, 2019 by admin
Several new laws and tax increases went into effect on October 1, 2019. Among the new laws are measures combatting the opioid crisis, a public act addressing school security – based on a bill I introduced – and tax assistance for the elderly.
While some of these new laws will benefit our state, the tax and fee hikes will increase the cost of living for the middle class.
I’ve highlighted some of this information below and have provided links for your reference.
As always, never hesitate to reach out…
Posted on September 25, 2019 by admin
State Representative Rosa C. Rebimbas attended the Borough of Naugatuck VFW Post 1946 Citizen’s Awards honoring six recipients:
Said Rep. Rebimbas, “We are very fortunate in Naugatuck to have these individuals as part of our community. Thank you for your continued contributions…
Posted on September 24, 2019 by admin
HARTFORD – State Representative Rosa C. Rebimbas (R-Naugatuck), a House Republican Whip and Ranking Member of the Judiciary Committee, attended a briefing with various representatives from Governor Lamont’s office. Present for the informational meeting were Ryan Drajewicz, Governor’s Chief of Staff, Jonathan A. Harris, Senior Advisor to the Governor, Chris Soto, Director of Legislative Affairs, and others, to discuss transportation infrastructure…
Posted on September 13, 2019 by admin
HARTFORD – State Representative Rosa C. Rebimbas (R-Naugatuck), a House Republican Whip, joined fellow Republicans for a press conference to inform the public about a 7.35% “Meal Tax” included in the Democrats’ latest budget that will affect a number of groceries never taxed before, according to the Department of Revenue Services.
“So many of us rely on prepared meals to feed our families during the week as we juggle work, commuting, children, and so much more,” Rep. Rebimbas said. “Now, Democrats…
Posted on July 22, 2019 by admin
HARTFORD – State Representative Rosa C. Rebimbas (R-Naugatuck), Ranking Member of the Judiciary Committee, worked with members on both sides of the aisle to secure passage of S.B. 1207, An Act Concerning the Conveyance of Certain Parcels of State Land in the Borough of Naugatuck, which passed the House and Senate during a Special Session on July 22nd, 2019.
“I am pleased to see this conveyance win approval from the House and Senate, and I thank the chairs and ranking members of the Government Administration…