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School Bus Safety Tips- It’s That Time Again!

Posted on August 30, 2021


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Over the next few days, children in the Bethlehem, Litchfield, Morris, Warren and Woodbury communities will head back to school. With the influx of children walking, crossing the street, exiting their buses, it is extremely important that we obey all safety regulations in order to ensure that our children get to school and home safely.

Below are a few tips motorists should obey while traveling along our local streets:

  1. Watch for children traveling to school when driving through local neighborhoods

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CARES Act Unemployment Benefits Update

Posted on August 26, 2021


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Here is an update from the Connecticut Department of Labor concerning the CARES Act unemployment benefits.

Federal unemployment programs authorized under the CARES Act expire on September 4, 2021 in Connecticut. Here’s what you need to know:

What this means for weekly filers:

  • Regular state unemployment (UI) claimants and state extended benefits (EB) claimants will no longer receive the $300 Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) supplement. Filers for UI and EB will continue to do their

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August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day

Posted on August 25, 2021


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International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on 31 August each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death.

For additional resources, please review the following-

Connecticut State Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Website

International Drug Policy Consortium Website

International Awareness Day Website

 

House Republicans: Juvenile Justice Reform

Posted on August 10, 2021


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Today, I stood along with many in the House Republican Caucus in response to rising incidences of juvenile crime. Our caucus introduced a comprehensive approach to much-needed reform within the juvenile justice system which desperately needs to be fixed. During our regular legislative session, House Republicans looked to address these issues, unfortunately the Democratic majority did not take action. In July I signed a petition for leadership in the majority party to call a special session to focus

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Rep. Wilson Attends Workplace Age Discrimination Bill Signing

Posted on July 28, 2021


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State Representative David T. Wilson today joined a small bipartisan group of lawmakers and senior advocates as Governor Lamont’s signed SB 56 An Act Deterring Age Discrimination on Employment Applications into law during a ceremony in the Old Appropriations Room of the state Capitol.

Rep. Wilson co-sponsored this legislation to make it a discriminatory employment practice for an employer or their agent to require an employee’s age, birth date, school attendance or graduation dates on an initial

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