Urban Praises $947,000 Grant For Avalonia

April 19, 2018

Rep. Diana Urban offered congratulations Thursday to the Avalonia Land Conservancy after being awarded a state grant of $947,000. “It is with great pride I congratulate the Avalonia Land Conservancy for their most recent achievement and stunning award of $947,000 from three DEEP Open Space & Watershed Land Acquisition Grant Program (OSWA)," Urban said.

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Youth Climate Action Day

April 18, 2018

It was great to see so many young pro-environment activists working to raise awareness today at the State Capitol for Youth Climate Action Day. I look forward to working with them and seeing their continued advocacy in the months and years to come for a better environment.

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Tobacco 21 Press Conference

March 28, 2018

The Public Health Committee passed Senate Bill 164 out of committee this week, which will raise the smoking age to 21.

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Amended bill banning hunting in New Haven between Interstates 95 and 91 passes committee

March 23, 2018

The General Assembly's Environment Committee passed an amended bill banning hunting in New Haven between Interstates 95 and 91, designating that area between the Quinnipiac and Mill rivers as a state refuge for wildlife. The issue was developed after area neighbors brought the issue to Senate President Pro Tempore Martin M. Looney's and state Rep. Al Paolillo's attention.

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