Local Lawmakers to Hold “Open For Business?” Informational Forum

Posted on October 15, 2019 by admin


NORWALK – State Representatives Terrie Wood (R-141) and Gail Lavielle (R-143) invite local residents and business owners to meet with them at the Norwalk City Hall on October 23rd for an informational forum discussing new taxes, fees and policies that will affect Connecticut businesses; such as minimum wage increases and paid family and medical leave.

When: Wednesday, October 23, 2019

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Where: Norwalk City Hall Community Room

125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT

Rep. Wood currently serves

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Video: My Visit to the Largest Dairy Farm in CT

Posted on September 27, 2019 by admin


As we are between legislative sessions right now, I have had more time to take advantage of opportunities to visit businesses in the district and across the state. I believe that this is a great way to stay connected with the key issues and concerns of our economy, and support the people who are driving its growth.

It’s also a pleasure learning new things and meeting with the job creators in our state. They are running vibrant businesses that add so much vitality to Connecticut. One of my more interesting

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Real IDs: Do I Need One? How Do I Get One?

Posted on September 23, 2019 by admin


According to the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), beginning on October 1, 2020, the U.S. Federal Government will require anyone boarding an airplane for domestic travel or entering certain federal buildings to have a “verified” driver’s license, state-issued ID card or show additional proof of identification, such as a passport. This verification is indicated on your license or ID card by a gold star in the top right corner and is commonly referred to as a “Real ID.”

With this deadline approaching in just over a year’s time, I wanted to share some information that will hopefully answer some frequently asked questions about how and when to get this ID.

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