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Participate in the “Virtual” Legislative Session

Posted on January 12, 2021 by admin


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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Unlike previous years, most of the 2021 legislative session will be held virtually. While the Capitol and Legislative Office Building continue to be closed, there are still important opportunities for public input.

Like many of you, I recognize and appreciate that virtual is not the optimal way to conduct the business of the state legislature. My sincere hope is that we will be able to resume in-person testimony before the end of session in June. In the meantime, I invite

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Capitol Update 1.8.2021

Posted on January 11, 2021 by admin


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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

This Wednesday the General Assembly officially began the 2021 regular legislative session that will run until June 9th. The “long session” is used to establish a state budget and introduce bills of a general nature.

Most of this year’s session will be conducted remotely, as you may have already heard. This means that committee hearings, floor votes, and even office hours will be mostly conducted through Zoom, with lawmakers observing social distancing. While the Capitol Complex will remain closed to the public, there are many new opportunities to participate in the process and make sure your voice is heard.

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Rep. Zawistowski Sworn-in for Fourth Term

Posted on January 6, 2021 by admin


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HARTFORD – On Wednesday, January 6th, State Representative Tami Zawistowski (R-61) took the oath of office for her fourth term as State Representative for the 61st District which includes the towns of Suffield, East Granby, and part of Windsor. To accommodate social distancing, the ceremony was held outdoors on the north steps of the Capitol under partially cloudy skies.

“I’m eager to begin the legislative session,” said Rep. Zawistowski. “The General Assembly needs to reassert its position as the state’s law-making authority, and make sure that people’s voices are heard.”

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