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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on October 6, 2021


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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase breast cancer awareness and education, while also promoting research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

I am proud to help spread the word about the importance of this cause, which is meaningful to so many families in our community. Please get regular medical checkups and mammograms and contact your medical professional if you have questions or concerns.

Key Statistics About Breast Cancer

According to the American

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Public Invited: Final Military Honors for Eight Veterans’ Unclaimed Cremated Remains

Posted on September 23, 2021


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PUBLIC INVITED ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, AS CT DEPT. OF VETERANS AFFAIRS AND CT FUNERAL DIRECTORS ASSN. CONDUCT FINAL MILITARY HONORS FOR EIGHT VETERANS’ UNCLAIMED CREMATED REMAINS AT THE STATE VETERANS CEMETERY IN MIDDLETOWN

The Connecticut State Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) and the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association, Inc. (CFDA) announced they will hold a military funeral ceremony for eight U.S. veterans’ unclaimed cremated remains, including veterans of World War I, World War II, the

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CBIA Awards Rep. Wood With 100% Score

Posted on September 22, 2021


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I am honored to be recognized by the state’s leading business group for my continued support of Connecticut businesses and workers.

The Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA), which represents thousands of large and small employers across the state, awarded the 100% score on its annual State House Voting Record Scorecard.

Lawmakers were judged based on their support for policies that create jobs and bring businesses to Connecticut, as well as their opposition to job-killing taxes and

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FEMA Storm Assistance Information

Posted on September 9, 2021


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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Many of you have contacted my office regarding FEMA assistance to cover the damage caused by Hurricane Ida.

Prior to making a formal request to FEMA for assistance, the state must identify the extent of the damages caused by Ida. The Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (DEMHS) is currently assessing the extent of the damages to determine if FEMA thresholds are met and a disaster declaration is needed.

The deadline for municipalities to complete the Hurricane

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Reapportionment Committee Meeting Dates Announced

Posted on September 7, 2021


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The Reapportionment Committee announced it will hold four public hearings this month ahead of the work to redraw district lines for congressional, state senate, and state representative districts. Three of the hearings will be in-person events and one will be held virtually.
 
Anyone can participate in each of these hearings—it doesn’t matter where you live. Here’s the schedule:
 
➡️ Hartford Public Hearing
Wed., Sept. 8 @ 7 p.m.
Legislative Office Building, 300 Capitol Ave.
 
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