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Wilson Applauds the Allocation of $15 Million for Workforce Development

Posted on October 26, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon


HARTFORD – Rep. David Wilson (R-Litchfield) applauded a recent announcement that the state has allocated $15 million from its Coronavirus Relief Fund, a portion of which will go directly to the Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board, to statewide workforce development programs. Funding will be used for innovative job training. The ultimate goals of the initiative are to connect these newly-trained workers with in-demand jobs and drive down unemployment.

“This is the type of investment that

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PURA Public Hearings on Electric Companies’ Responses to Storm Isaias

Posted on October 16, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon


In August, PURA initiated docket 20-08-03 to review the electric distribution companies’ responses to Storm Isaias. Three public hearings have been scheduled through online Zoom calls.

Any member of the public wishing to speak may do so by registering through the following web links:

Veterans Stand Down 2020 – Virtual Program

Posted on September 17, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon


The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) is pleased to announce that we will hold STAND DOWN 2020 on September 24th and 25th.  While the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way agencies and organizations operate, the DVA continues our commitment to serving Connecticut’s Veterans by providing this “one stop” access to a range of programs and services offered by state and federal agencies, Veterans organizations, and community based non-profits. We hope this new approach to Stand Down will

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CT DOL Announces Lost Wages Assistance Program

Posted on September 10, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon


Hartford – The Connecticut Dept. of Labor recently announced the federal approval of the Lost Wages Assistance program, which will provide a supplemental unemployment benefit to claimants that have lost their jobs due to COVID-19.

Those wishing to qualify for the benefit will need to self-certify through the state’s Dept. of Labor. To learn more about the program click here, or read more information below.

Lost Wages Assistance (LWA)
Connecticut has been approved for an additional two weeks of Lost

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Wilson, Republicans Ask Governor for High School Football to Continue

Posted on September 8, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon


Hartford – State Representative David T. Wilson (R-Litchfield) signed onto a letter asking Governor Lamont to reconsider a recent announcement that would not allow high schools across Connecticut to have football programs this fall. To read the letter, click here. While it was not made clear what exact metrics were used in the decision-making process, the official announcement came from the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Council (CIAC) on Thursday, September 3.

“The knee jerk reaction to remove

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