Helping Bridgeport become a recognized leader in renewable energy

June 6, 2017

Legislation that will pave the way for Bridgeport to become a national model for the reuse of waste heat passed out of the House of Representatives Tuesday in a 100-51 vote. House Bill 6304 seeks to establish a pilot program in Bridgeport to test-drive thermal district heating technology.

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Hennessy welcomes retired Capt. Peter I. Wikul to House Chambers

May 24, 2017

I was honored to welcome retired Capt. Peter I. Wikul to the House Chambers today. Capt. Wikul was one of the longest-serving U.S. Navy SEALs in the program’s history and is also the co-founder of Mission Ready, Inc.

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House Bill 6061 unanimously passes out of House of Representatives

May 23, 2017

HB 6061 waives the fee for having driver's licenses or identification cards reissued prior to expiration with an indication of that person's status as a veteran.

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State Bond Commission awards $5.14 million in funding to address Ox Brook flooding

May 12, 2017

The Connecticut State Bond Commission approved $5.14 million in funding May 12 to rehabilitate an abandoned dam in Elton Rogers Park in Bridgeport's North End. Through this flood control project, several thousand feet of piping and channel will be constructed to dramatically reduce the volume of flooding in and along Ox Brook in Bridgeport. This is the first significant step taken toward ending flooding in the city's North End.

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