In response to the pandemic, Connecticut temporarily allowed permits to increase and expand outdoor dining to offer residents a safe way to support their favorite local businesses. Today, the House passed HB 5271 to extend the popular provision through next year and further allow restaurants the ability to safely rebuild their customer base.
Our current state representatives' votes:
Yes: Representative Christine Conley
No: Representative Mike France
Votes from Representatives who will represent Ledyard after November 2022 with new redistricting:
Yes: Rep. Kevin Ryan (Democrat, 139th District)
Yes: Rep. Greg Howard (Republican, 43rd District)
No: Rep. Brian Lanoue (Republican, 45th district)
The bill will next go to the CT Senate!