Peggy Sayers
At the Capitol:
Legislative Office Building, Room 4049
Hartford, CT 06106-1591
(860) 240-8585 | 1-800-842-8267
Peggy.Sayers@cga.ct.gov
In the District:
81 Spring Street
Windsor Locks, CT 06096
(860) 623-3868

Current News & Issues

May 22, 2015
STATE GRANT PROGRAM HELPS NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

Nonprofit organizations in Windsor and Bloomfield will have an opportunity to apply for funding as the state Nonprofit Grant Program prepares for the release of a third round of awards. READ MORE

May 14, 2015
REP. SAYERS HONORED BY AARP
AARP has recognized State Representative Peggy Sayers, who serves Windsor Locks and Windsor in the Connecticut General Assembly, for her leadership in creating a law which expands the purview of advanced practice nurses (APRN’s) without the need to be under a physician’s collaborative agreement. READ MORE

May 7, 2015
REP. SAYERS ANNOUNCES $300,000 FOR WINDSOR CHILDREN
The Windsor legislative delegation welcomed the State Bond Commission’s anticipated approval of a state grant for Windsor to provide high-quality pre-K slots for local students. Windsor will receive $300,000 for the installation of bathrooms, HVAC upgrades, classroom renovations, playground equipment, security equipment and classroom furniture. READ MORE

April 24, 2015
BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT SEEN AS POSSIBLE CASINO SITE
Why not put a casino at Bradley International Airport? That suggestion has fresh currency among legislators grappling with the bill that would allow the casino-owning Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes to operate up to three “satellite” facilities in strategic locations around the state, chiefly along the Interstate 91 corridor north of Hartford. READ MORE

April 8, 2015
CHAIRWOMAN OF THE REGIONAL ENTITIES SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE MORE COMMISSION, DEPUTY SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE PEGGY SAYERS (D-WINDSOR LOCKS, WINDSOR) TALKS ABOUT WHAT THE GROUP MADE UP OF MUNICIPAL LEADERS AND STATE OFFICIALS IS LOOKING TO ACCOMPLISH.

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April 7, 2015
WINDSOR SAYS ‘NO’ TO CASINO DEVELOPMENT
The Windsor Town Council became the first community to adopt a resolution in opposition to the expansion of casino gambling. The resolution, adopted by a unanimous voice vote, seeks to send a message to the two Indian tribes and state lawmakers, who are debating a bill that would allow the two tribes to open up to three new casinos in the state. Negotiations with lawmakers continue as municipalities along the I-91 corridor begin to express their interest or lack of interest. READ MORE

March 27, 2015
OPIOID-ABUSE BILL WOULD REQUIRE MEDICAL CHECKS BEFORE PRESCRIBING NARCOTIC PAIN MEDICATION
An effort to curb abuse of prescription opioids cleared a key legislative hurdle. HB 6856 would require medical practitioners to check a patient’s record in the state’s prescription drug monitoring program before prescribing more than three days-worth of narcotic pain medication. The measure, which cleared the Public Health Committee, seeks to address "doctor-shopping," the practice, common among some addicts, of relying on multiple physicians to secure a supply of prescription painkillers. READ MORE

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