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November 16, 2012
ACCESS COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY RECOGNIZES REP. MAE FLEXER
The Access Community Action Agency presented State Representative Mae Flexer their Community Service Award. READ MORE

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September 28, 2012
NEW LAW TAKING EFFECT TO HELP VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Rep. Flexer announced that a new state law goes into effect on Monday that will better protect victims of domestic violence. READ MORE

September 19, 2012
REP. FLEXER TO BE HONORED BY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COALITION
Rep. Flexer is being honored later this week by the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) for her leadership strengthening domestic violence laws. READ MORE

September 13, 2012
FRITO-LAY TO EXPAND IN KILLINGLY
Rep. Flexer hailed today’s announcement that the state will assist Frito-Lay with an expansion of its distribution and manufacturing plant in Killingly—ensuring 600 jobs remain in town. READ MORE

July 20, 2012
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BILL SIGNED INTO LAW
State Representative Mae Flexer joined Governor Dannel P. Malloy at the State Capitol today for a ceremonial signing of a new domestic violence law. READ MORE

July 12, 2012
CT LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS NAMES REP. MAE FLEXER LEGISLATIVE CHAMPION
The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) has named Rep. Flexer a ‘Legislative Champion’ for fighting against legislation that would have weakened pesticide bans, the Environmental Protection Act, and coastal zone management. READ MORE

July 3, 2012
FREE HOMEOWNERS MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE EVENT
Rep. Flexer is encouraging homeowners who need information or help with loan modifications, foreclosure prevention, state and federal assistance programs and other lending-related issues to attend a free, mortgage-assistance event at the University of Connecticut on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. READ MORE

June 13, 2012
GPS MONITORING PROGRAM FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENDERS
Rep. Flexer announced that the legislature approved funding for a program using global positioning systems (GPS) to monitor certain domestic violence offenders.
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June 12, 2012
GROUNDBREAKINGS FOR ELLIS TECH & QUINEBAUG VALLEY MIDDLE COLLEGE
Rep. Flexer joined in the groundbreaking for the Harvard H. Ellis Technical High School expansion project and also attended the groundbreaking for the Quinebaug Valley Middle College today. READ MORE

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May 9, 2012
STORM RESPONSE BILL PASSES LEGISLATURE
Rep. Flexer announced today that the legislature unanimously approved a bill (SB 23) to improve the state's emergency response to widespread power outages following severe storms, like last year's Tropical Storm Irene and the October Nor'easter.
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May 7, 2012
LEGISLATURE MAKES JURY DUTY EASIER FOR BREASTFEEDING MOMS
Legislation (SB 194) sponsored by Rep. Flexer making jury duty easier on breastfeeding women was approved by the legislature. READ MORE

May 1, 2012
HELPING COLLEGES PREVENT SEXUAL VIOLENCE
Legislation (HB 5031) sponsored by Rep. Flexer helping colleges to prevent sexual violence passed the House unanimously today. READ MORE

April 30, 2012
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BILL HELPS POLICE, VICTIMS
Today the House approved a bill that gives police officers new tools for responding to incidents of domestic violence, and strengthens the enforcement of restraining orders for victims. READ MORE

April 5, 2012
UPGRADES TO QUINEBAUG TROUT HATCHERY
Reps. Flexer & Rovero help stock more than 300 brown and rainbow trout into the Quinebaug River Thursday just behind the Quinebaug Valley Hatchery in Central Village. READ MORE

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April 4, 2012
CONNECTICUT NAMED BEST STATE FOR WOMEN
Rep. Flexer joined U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro, Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman, other lawmakers and various women's advocacy groups, at the State Capitol to celebrate Connecticut's ranking as the best state for women to live and work. READ MORE

March 26, 2012
LEGISLATION IMPROVING POLICE TRAINING & PROCEDURES PASSES KEY COMMITTEE
Rep. Flexer, Chair of the Speaker's Task Force on Domestic Violence, announced that a bill (HB 5548) based on the task force's recommendations passed the General Assembly's Judiciary Committee today. READ MORE

March 16, 2012
TAX DEADLINES SHOULD BE EXTENDED WHEN MAJOR STORMS OCCUR
The legislature's Planning and Development Committee held a public hearing today on legislation that Rep. Flexer requested that would extend the payment deadline for property taxes if the taxes are due during a major storm, like last year's Tropical Storm Irene. READ MORE

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March 15, 2012
QVCC MANUFACTURING CENTER TO RECEIVER FUNDING
Rep. Flexer announced that funding for QVCC's proposed Manufacturing Technology Center has been added to the March 30th State Bond Commission agenda.
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February 29, 2012
NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN RECOGNIZES REP. FLEXER
The Connecticut Chapter of the National Organization of Women (CT NOW) has named Rep. Flexer their February Activist of the Month. READ MORE

February 27, 2012
TASK FORCE PROPOSES CHANGES TO POLICE PROCEDURES
Rep. Flexer announced the Domestic Violence Task Force's 2012 recommendations today. READ MORE

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February 10, 2012
KILLINGLY, PLAINFIELD & STERLING SCHOOL FUNDING UP UNDER PLAN
Rep. Flexer announced that all three towns she represents would see a substantial increase in state education funding under Governor Malloy's proposal that was unveiled as the 2012 legislative session convened February 8. READ MORE

February 2, 2012
FREE TAX PREP & FILING HELP AVAILABLE
Rep. Flexer is encouraging residents to take advantage of free tax preparation services offered by the Access Community Action Agency or online through the IRS Free File. READ MORE

January 26, 2012
GETTING TOUGH ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Killingly State Rep. Mae Flexer speaks at a Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence event in support of their 2012 legislative agenda.

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