On the final day of the 2022 legislative session, state Senator Mae Flexer and state Representative Pay Boyd (D-Pomfret) announced that the state budget approved by the House of Representatives and the Senate and now awaiting Governor Ned Lamont's signature includes $5 million for Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam to help create a new workforce pipeline for critically necessary health care personnel and to mitigate some of the hospital's revenue losses suffered during the two-year COVID-19 pandemic.
The state budget provides $200,000 to support the creation of a Drug and Alcohol Counseling Office at The Woodstock Academy
Starting today, Connecticut veterans who served during times of war and in conflict zones will be able apply for a license plate that highlights the specific wartime period they served.
The 2022 Legislative Session is underway. This is what is known as the “short” Session and runs for approximately 12 weeks, concluding in May. While proposed legislation is centered around budget adjustments to the second year of the biennium State budget, often other issues are considered.
State Representative Pat Boyd (D – Brooklyn, Eastford, Pomfret, Union, Woodstock) is pleased to welcome $421,800 in state bonding for the expansion of the Pomfret Public Library located at 449 Pomfret Street (Route 44). The Connecticut State Bond Commission approved the funding during its meeting today, December 21.
I recently extended an invitation for the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles Deputy Commissioner Tony Guerrera to attend the Northeastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce Breakfast to update the community on the work being done to get a permanent CT DMV Office in the Quiet Corner. I am pleased to report that a location has been secured, and it is expected to open with expanded services in the first quarter of 2022.
Rep. Boyd speaks with WFSB reporter Susan Raff about how the recently signed bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will help bring broadband internet to households in rural Connecticut.