Posted on April 15, 2021
The long-awaited state zoning bill, SB 1024, was announced on March 10 for a public hearing on March 15th. The virtual public hearing ran a full 24 hours before being halted with hundreds still waiting to testify. In my time in Hartford, this has been one of the most controversial and hotly debated subjects ever considered.
You know my sensibility on this — it is incumbent on legislators to ask “what problem does this solve” on any pending legislation. If the problem…
Posted on April 14, 2021
More signs that CT is opening up.
So many of us love our state for its natural beauty!! The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced that Connecticut’s State Parks system and boat launches will return to providing full services to visitors during the 2021 season, with some state campgrounds already accepting reservations.
There is still a current 200-person limit for outdoor group activities in Connecticut, which may be further adjusted throughout the recreation season.…
Posted on April 8, 2021
Yesterday, House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora and business leaders across Connecticut held a virtual press conference to discuss the looming crisis of the insolvent Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund.
Connecticut is facing an Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund crisis not seen since the 2008 recession. This is the fund that provides unemployment payments to those who have lost their jobs, and which has been a lifeline for so many employees over the past year. While extended unemployment…
Posted on April 8, 2021
I would like to inform you of an opportunity for veterans, spouses of veterans, and caregivers of veterans to receive the COVID-19 vaccination this weekend. You do not need to be enrolled in the VA healthcare system.
Where: CT Dept. of Veterans Affairs Campus at 287 West Street in Rocky Hill
When: This Sunday, April 11 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
No appointment is necessary, but you may schedule one should you choose.
Posted on March 31, 2021
This is a reminder that Connecticut residents between the ages of 16 and 44 who wish to receive a COVID-19 vaccination will be eligible beginning tomorrow, April 1!
Visit the state’s COVID-19 Vaccine Portal to view scheduling options.
Those currently eligible to receive a vaccination will continue to be eligible. This includes: