It’s (Rep. and Soundkeeper) Terry Backer Day in Connecticut

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State Representative Terry Backer, D-Stratford, was honored Monday for 25 years heading the non-profit Long Island Soundkeeper Fund. During a ceremony before about 100 people at the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection offices in Hartford. Stte officials said that as Soundkeeper, Backer has inspired over 200 other autonomous water keepers across 20 countries.        “I want to thank everyone for this […] [Read More]
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GAE Committee today has bill that would force towns and cities to have agents for the elderly

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The Government Administration & Elections Committee has a noon meeting today to take up a bill on social services. According to the legislation, it: “. establishes the Community Choices program to assist the elderly, people with disabilities, and their caregivers in gathering information and making long-term care decisions; 2. changes eligibility requirements, funding, and participation […] [Read More]