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Current News & Issues

April 28, 2015
APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE PASSES BUDGET
Rep. Toni Walker and Democratic colleagues on the Appropriations Committee unveiled a budget that protects funding for mental health services, municipalities, seniors, children, libraries, schools, healthcare, arts, tourism and social services. READ MORE
Middlesex Community College
April 22, 2015
HAPPY 45TH BIRTHDAY, EARTH DAY!
How You Can Help the Environment
Every year the legislature passes bills to improve and protect the environment. But there are many things we can all do to help. READ MORE
Middlesex Community College
April 17, 2015
HOUSE VOTE SAVES MERIDEN CAMPUS OF MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Led by Meriden legislators Cathie Abercrombie, Buddy Altobello, and Hilda Santiago, the House voted Wednesday on a bill that prevents any community college campus from being closed without legislative approval. Thus the Meriden campus of Middlesex Community College, which was to be shut down due to budget cuts, will remain open. READ THE HARTFORD COURANT ARTICLE
April 14, 2015
LEGISLATORS MEET THIS YEAR'S TOP INVENTORS AT THE 2015 CONNECTICUT INVENTION CONVENTION
State Reps spoke with some of CT's top student inventors at this year's CT Invention Convention. Jeff Currey, Gregg Haddad, John Hampton, David Kiner, Doug McCrory, and Brandon L. McGee, among others, got a chance to take some cool inventions for a spin.
April 14, 2015
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR LEGISLATORS WHO HAVE RECEIVED AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS!
Cristin McCarthy Vahey, Andy Fleischmann, Linda Gentile, Theresa Conroy, Matt Lesser, and James Albis have recently been honored by a variety of organizations in Connecticut and nationally.
Rep. Lonnie Reed
March 27, 2015
SPEAKER SHARKEY TO FAIRFIELD BIZ COUNCIL: IMPROVING TRANSPORTATION IN CT WILL LEAD TO JOBS & IMPROVED ECONOMY
Speaker Sharkey told the Business Council of Fairfield County that the future of Connecticut's economy depends on dramatically improving our transportation infrastructure. READ MORE
March 27, 2015
CONNECTICUT'S "BIOTECHNICAL REVOLUTION" A KEY TOPIC AT BRANFORD FORUM
Jobs, housing and keys to Connecticut's future were on the agenda at the "Biotech, Business and Branford" forum at the Blackstone Library sponsored by the town's Economic Development Commission (EDC). READ MORE

March 10, 2015
PRESIDENT OBAMA AND CT DEMOCRATIC LEGISLATORS CALL FOR STUDENT LOAN BILL OF RIGHTS
The week before President Obama called for a Student Aid Bill of Rights, Speaker Sharkey and other legislators declared it’s time to give students relief from some of the crushing and confusing requirements of the loan process. If the law is adopted, Connecticut would be the first state in the country to implement a student loan bill of rights.
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February 18, 2015
ANTHEM PROVIDES IDENTITY THEFT REPAIR AND CREDIT MONITORING
Anthem customers are now able to sign up for identity theft repair and credit monitoring services, which will be free of charge for two years. To sign up, go to https://anthem.allclearid.com/.
February 2, 2015
A NEW CHAPTER FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE JOE VERRENGIA
After 25 years as a West Hartford police officer, Joe Verrengia has retired, but will continue to apply the "protect and serve" philosophy in his role as state representative. West Hartford Life has the story. READ MORE
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