10th Annual Women-Owned Business Day

Posted on April 11, 2024


As a member of the Host Committee for Women-Owned Business Day, I had the pleasure of meeting and talking with so many small business owners. This included Tammy Ferris, Co-Founder & CEO at Founder$hare Inc. in Glastonbury. As part of her business, Tammy assists other women-owned small businesses with the use AI to help increase profits.

Women-Owned Business Day, sponsored by the Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC), brings together legislators, business owners, supporters, and entrepreneurs

Pavement Marking Project – Bolton, Hebron and Glastonbury

Posted on April 4, 2024


The Connecticut Department of Transportation will be conducting a pavement marking project in Bolton, Glastonbury, Hebron, and surrounding towns beginning Sunday, April 7 through Friday, November 8.
The project consists of pavement marking grooves and epoxy pavement marking applications on center lines, shoulder lines and handwork. No work will be performed the day before or day after all State recognized holidays.
🛑LANE CLOSURE INFO
Traffic control personnel, sign patterns, cones, and truck

State Capitol Hosts School Manufacturing ConnecCTion Fair

Posted on March 27, 2024


As part of the School Manufacturing ConneCTion Fair held today at the State Capitol, I had an opportunity to talk with several manufacturing companies from across our state and catch up with a constituent of mine Charles Daniels, President of Wepco Plastics.

This annual event brings together students and manufacturing businesses from across the state to highlight the types of internships and job opportunities that are available to students who may be interested in pursuing a career in the industry.

Labor Committee House Ranking Member Rep. Weir Statement on Democrats’ Proposed Paid Sick Days Expansion

Posted on March 19, 2024


HARTFORD—State Rep. Steve Weir (R-Hebron), House Ranking Member of the Labor Committee, released the following statement Tuesday in response to the call from Governor Lamont and legislative Democrats to expand Connecticut’s paid sick days mandate on businesses:

“The laissez faire attitude from my colleagues on the other side of the aisle to the onerous mandates they continue to push onto our small and large businesses is extremely disturbing. As a small business owner, I know first-hand how difficult

Third-grade Students at Hebron Elementary Meet Their State Representative

Posted on March 14, 2024


I had the opportunity to talk with third-grade students from Hebron Elementary School (It was great to see Mr. Hurley!) who were visiting the State Capitol as part of a school tour. I will always make time to break from the chaotic day-to-day nature of committee meetings and other legislative events to meet with individuals and/or groups from our district, especially our teachers and their students.

 

House Republicans React to Housing Committee Advancing Bill to Increase Housing Authority Jurisdiction 

Posted on March 1, 2024


Hartford, Conn.– The Housing Committee met Thursday, February 29, 2024 to vote on a number of proposals, including two very controversial ones.

S.B. No. 207 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING HOUSING AUTHORITY JURISDICTION.

S.B. No. 143 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING EVICTIONS FOR CAUSE

Ranking Member Tony Scott (R-112) issued the following statement: “A new legislative session is here and once again we’re dealing with another proposal to take local control away from municipalities. An Act Concerning Housing

Glastonbury Legislative Town Hall

Posted on February 6, 2024


I appreciate everyone who came out last night to the Legislative Town Hall the Glastonbury delegation held at the Welles-Turner Memorial Library to discuss the issues most important to you, your family, and the community.

The EV mandate was the first topic brought up and was met with mixed feelings regarding its implementation. While those in support highlighted the need to do something to better our environment, others mentioned our electrical costs, questions about the grid as to reasons

2024 House Republican Legislative Priorities

Posted on February 1, 2024


Today, my House Republican colleagues released our 2024 caucus agenda with a focus on maintaining the state’s current fiscal stability and making Connecticut a more affordable place to live. Within the affordability-focused proposals are two main topics – “Security and Service” which cover a variety of issues.

SECURITY
➡ Responding to your public safety concerns
➡ Protecting your pocketbook
➡ Defending you from government overreach

SERVICE
➡ Make state government responsive, efficient, and accountable

Glastonbury Legislative Town Hall

Posted on January 29, 2024


HARTFORD – In preparation for the 2024 legislative session, State Representative Steve Weir (R-55) will be joining colleagues State Representatives Jill Barry (D-31), Jason Doucette (D-13), and State Senator MD Rahman (D-4) for a legislative update in Glastonbury to meet with area residents prior to convening on Wednesday, February 7.

WHEN:
Monday, February 5th from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Welles Turner Memorial Library (Friends Room)

2407 Main Street, Glastonbury

The purpose of these events is

Weir Appointed as House Ranking Member of Labor Committee

Posted on January 25, 2024


HARTFORD — House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora on Thursday announced the appointment of state Rep. Steve Weir (R-Hebron) as House Ranking Member of the legislature’s Labor and Public Employees Committee.

“During his short time in the General Assembly, Representative Weir has established himself as a leader capable of analyzing complex topics and the views and concerns of stakeholders on each side of the issue at hand,” said Candelora (R-North Branford.) “I look forward to seeing the good work

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