To: The Connecticut State House, The Connecticut State Senate, and Governor Ned Lamont

Create "Trick or Treat Day" on the Last Saturday of October!

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By creating a "Trick or Treat Day" that falls on the last Saturday of October, more children (and adults!) can enjoy visiting neighbors and not have the worries of staying up or being out too late on a school/work evening. This does not affect the religious celebrations of Halloween that will remain on the 31st.

Why is this important?

The Anna and Raven Show from Star 99.9 understands the frustration of both parents and homeowners when trick or treating falls on a school night. Many love this tradition but when it lands on a day during the week, it becomes a burden for parents and homeowners alike. By creating a "Trick or Treat Day" across Connecticut as the last Saturday of October, then the inconvenience is alleviated and those who celebrate October 31st as a religious holiday can continue with their annual traditions. We believe that starting Connecticut's "Trick or Treat Day" in October of 2018 gives state residents plenty of time to adapt to the new day of celebration and candy giving!

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  • Trick or Treat on a week night is just ridiculous. Many elementary school children have a bedtime before the scheduled end time of trick or treat. The ones who actually have later bedtimes still have a bedtime within an hour of the usual scheduled end time of 9pm. So we expect our children to run around and eat candy, then rush them to bed while they're amped up on sugar. It's just stupidity. I grew up in Illinois where we had trick or treat the last Saturday of October, so no week night bedt...
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