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Resumption of DMV Services and New Tri-State Travel Advisory

Posted on June 25, 2020 by hbrooks


Limited Resumption of DMV Services

Governor Lamont has announced limited DMV in-person reopening beginning this week. Services are available in-person, by appointment only.

All DMV in-person services now require an appointment. To schedule an appointment, click here.

Select services are also accessible online.

Drop-off services are available for select services (limited hours) at the DMV’s

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COVID-19 Update – June 19

Posted on June 19, 2020 by hbrooks


Small Business Administration Renews Disaster Loan Program

The Federal Small Business Administration recently announced the reopening of the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal to eligible applicants that experienced economic impacts due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

According to the SBA, the “EIDL program offers long-term, low interest assistance for a small business or non-profit. These loans can provide vital economic support to help alleviate temporary loss of revenue.

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COVID-19 Unemployment Insurance Update and How to Avoid Errors in Your Application

Posted on June 15, 2020 by hbrooks


While Connecticut continues to ease its COVID-19 restrictions, I still regularly hear from many constituents about their unemployment claims through the Dept. of Labor (DOL) and their challenges with those claims. Over the past three months, my role as state representative has been transformed as I respond to these inquiries around-the-clock.

I am writing with some updates on the Dept. of Labor’s claims processing, as well as some tips on how to avoid errors in your application and get your unemployment

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COVID-19 Update – June 3

Posted on June 3, 2020 by hbrooks


Connecticut State Colleges and Universities Release Plan for Reopening

The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) system has announced that it plans to reopen its 16 campuses this fall. This means that the four universities can start bringing residential and commuter students to their campuses on Monday, August 24 and that the 12 community colleges can begin offering in-person courses beginning June 1 for certain students. All classroom content will be delivered in a variety of in-person,

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Retire Your Worn American Flags

Posted on May 29, 2020 by hbrooks


With summertime and many patriotic occasions, such as Memorial Day, Flag Day, and the Fourth of July, upon us, now is a great time to retire your worn American flags as you prepare to display fresh Stars and Stripes.

In the lead-up to Flag Day on June 14, I will be hosting my annual Flag Collection Drive around the 66th District. Please consider retiring your worn American flags to be properly and respectfully retired by American Legion Posts # 27 & 146. Details and collection locations can be found

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