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Southeastern Connecticut’s Collaboration with BlueTech Research

Connecticut’s coastline has always been a hot-spot for maritime development, and it’s not slowing down anytime soon. The town of Groton has received a significant investment from BlueTech Research, a water technology company. This collaborations’ efforts will be geared toward the defense and energy sector, and is expected to magnetize significant economic development for Connecticut. […]

Town of Waterford Hires Attorney Jay Levin

“The Board of Selectmen approved a motion Tuesday to hire Attorney Jay Levin of Suisman Shapiro Law Group for the next six months to represent the town in Hartford, advocating for more access to state-owned Waterford Parkway South and Waterford Parkway North. Levin, who has experience with economic development issues, will serve as the town’s […]

Nearly 100 New Laws are Now in Effect in Connecticut

Starting July 1, 2021, a wide variety of laws are now in effect in Connecticut. The most notable being the legalization and recreational use of cannabis, and the expansion of online gambling. Read the full rundown from the Hartford Courant here: https://www.courant.com/politics/hc-pol-connecticut-new-laws-july-1-20210701-2mtojsbqfned5ol4jdhozrxpdq-story.html

Legislative Updates 10/9/20

Since convening for two special sessions over the past two months, several crucial bills have passed in both of Connecticut’s legislative bodies. The bills include allowing access to absentee ballots in the November election, legislation addressing police accountability, and emergency response by electric distribution companies. Governor Lamont is expected to sign all bills that have […]

Latest COVID-19 Data:

 As of Friday morning, there has been a reported 59,748 COVID-19 cases in Connecticut. Of those individuals 129 are hospitalized, which is a net increase of one since Tuesday’s report. There have been ten additional fatalities since Tuesday which brings the total to 4,527. There have been over 1,776,000 tests performed statewide.  https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus

COVID-19 Updates:

Connecticut’s COVID-19 numbers increased again Wednesday, as the state hit its highest number of hospitalized coronavirus patients since late June. Governor Ned Lamont announced 221 new COVID-19 cases out of 12,390 tests Wednesday making a second straight day of a 1.8% rate. Though Connecticut’s positivity rate remains lower than that of most other states, it […]

Latest COVID-19 Data:

As of Friday morning, there has been a reported 57,742 COVID-19 cases in Connecticut. Of those individuals 107 are hospitalized, which is a net increase of 31 since Monday’s report. There have been ten additional fatalities since Monday which brings the total to 4,511. There have been over 1,601,000 tests performed statewide.  https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus

Statewide Updates 10/2/20

 Statewide Updates: Special Session  House Bill 7008, An Act Concerning Enhancements to the States Environmental Justice Law had been discussed in previous sessions by Waterbury representatives & senators, but nowhere appeared in the published discussions about the Special Session. So, we can feel a bit of the Republicans pain in their complaints that they were […]