Scott issues statement on extension of Lamont’s executive orders

State Rep. Tony Scott, R-Monroe, issued the following statement after a recent vote in the House to extend a list of Governor Lamont’s emergency orders, including a mask mandate for children while in school:

“I supported the extension of at least some of the orders, but unfortunately because we weren’t given an opportunity to vote on them individually, I had no choice, but to vote no to any extension. Read More

Soaring COVID cases factor in rising school absences

MONROE, CT — A national surge in coronavirus infections is taking a toll on school systems, including Monroe’s. Superintendent of Schools Joseph Kobza told the Board of Education the district is managing a wave of cases from the highly contagious omicron variant. Read More