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Power Outage/Restoration Update

Posted on August 11, 2020 by cthomas


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Since Tropical Storm Isaias made landfall last week, restoration efforts have been underway to restore power across Connecticut. Thousands remain without power making it difficult to escape the extreme heat and to work from home, as many have been doing since the pandemic began.

Yesterday afternoon, the Cheshire State Delegation and I joined Governor Lamont at Cheshire Town Hall for a discussion about the storm, the aftermath and Eversource’s preparation and response. Together with Cheshire Town

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Major Issue with Absentee Ballots

Posted on August 4, 2020 by cthomas


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With the primary election only days away, it’s being reported that Secretary of State Denise Merrill’s hand-picked mail vendor has NOT and will NOT fulfill their obligations to process and mail approximately 20,000 absentee ballots to qualified voters.

According to the Connecticut Town Clerks Association, as many as 20,000 absentee ballot requests were not processed on time last week by the vendor Merrill selected, and Merrill’s office admitted as much in conversations with local town officials.

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Special Session July 23

Posted on July 29, 2020 by cthomas


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HARTFORD – During a nearly 22-hour Special Legislative Session July 23rd spanning into 24th, State Representative Lezlye Zupkus (R-89) voted on various legislation brought before the House of Representatives.

The first bill raised, An Act Concerning Telehealth, increases insurance coverage for telehealth medicine from December 1, 2020 to March, 15, 2021 and adds audio-only telephone. The second, An Act Concerning Diabetes and High Deductible Healthcare Plans, caps the price of insulin and allows

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