Weekly Update - May 21

May 21, 2022

It's expected to be a HOT weekend. As you begin your summer yard work, attend outdoor graduation ceremonies and celebrations, or just spend some time in the sun please remain cautious and safe as temperatures are expected to rise this weekend and our communities activate a heat advisory. During heat advisories, residents are encouraged to drink plenty of water, wear lightweight and loose-fitting clothing and limit time outdoors.

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Weekly Update - May 14

May 14, 2022

With the 2022 legislative session now concluded, the focus is now on which of the bills sent to Governor Lamont's desk will get his signature. As they've been doing throughout the session, Governor Lamont and his team are reviewing the legislation passed through both the House and the Senate. Ultimately, the Governor has three options: sign the bill, veto it, or simply take no action.

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Weekly Update - May 7

May 7, 2022

It's officially a wrap for the 2022 legislative session! It may have been a short session, but we got a lot done for the people of Connecticut. We passed historic tax cuts, kickstarted initiatives to respond to the kids' mental health crisis, continued to build on our economic growth coming out of the pandemic-induced recession, and so much more.

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Weekly Update - April 29

April 30, 2022

Opioid overdose deaths have continued to increase during the pandemic – according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Connecticut saw a 14 percent increase in overdose fatalities in 2020. Did you know that most abused prescription drugs often come from family and friends? Today, on National Take Back Day, you can play a pivotal role in stopping this dangerous trend by safely getting rid of expired, unwanted, and unused prescription medications.

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Weekly Update - April 23

April 23, 2022

Happy Earth Week! As a longtime leader on climate change, our state continues to strive to develop and support forward-thinking climate-related policies and legislation, as well as participate in groundbreaking regional initiatives. The Connecticut Climate Action website is a hub for the Governor's three recent Executive Orders that take action to address the climate crisis.

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Weekly Update - April 14

April 14, 2022

I hope you having a great week, and are looking forward to a long weekend spent with family and friends. A reminder that many state and local offices will be closed on Friday in observance of Good Friday.

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Weekly Update - April 9

April 9, 2022

To put money back into Connecticut residents' pockets, we recently passed legislation to suspend our state's gas tax and offer free bus service through June 30. The bill also created an additional Sales Tax-Free Week happening this Sunday, April 10 through Saturday, April 16.

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Weekly Update - April 2

April 2, 2022

It's "Husky Weekend" in Connecticut! *Hopefully* we are celebrating a win against Stanford by the time you get this email. The Governor is urging all Connecticut residents to show their Husky pride this weekend by wearing UConn Huskies gear, displaying UConn flags and signs, and sporting blue and white.

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