House Passes Bill Expanding Firefighters Cancer Relief Program

May 9, 2019

Wednesday night, lawmakers in the House of Representatives voted favorably on legislation to expand the Firefighters Cancer Relief Program to reimburse eligible firefighters for insurance deductibles and laboratory and diagnostic testing fees.

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State Representative Cook Receives American Association of Nurse Practitioners® Connecticut State Award for Nurse Practitioner Advocate Excellence

April 26, 2019

Rep. Cook was honored as the recipient of the 2019 American Association of Nurse Practitioners State Award for Nurse Practitioner Advocate Excellence during the Connecticut Advanced Practical Registered Nurse Society’s conference reception Thursday night.

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Early Voting Moves Forward

April 25, 2019

Our electoral rights are the foundation of our democracy, but as personal schedules become more and more rigid, voters are less able to make it to the polls. Or when they do, they get discouraged by the long lines on Election Day.

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National Work Zone Awareness Week

April 9, 2019

This week is National Work Zone Awareness Week and I wanted to remind everyone to "Obey the Orange." Department of Transportation studies found that the top reason why cars crashed in work zones is because vehicles follow too closely.


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