Grasso Center Closing Worries Parents

March 27, 2016

The Ella T. Grasso Regional Center, regarded as one of the most ideal homes for the severely developmentally disabled when it opened in 1982, is scheduled to close in June. “Certainly the handwriting was on the wall,” Rep. Joe Gresko said. "They haven’t been taking in any new clients for some time.”

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$28 Million For New Britain Affordable Housing

March 24, 2016

There’s great news for New Britain. About $28 million is being awarded to support the development of affordable housing in New Britain and across Connecticut.

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Riley Seeks To Protect Women, Children

March 14, 2016

Rep. Emmett D. Riley joins other legislators and advocates to call for passage of a bill to protect victims of domestic violence by prohibiting possession of firearms by anyone who becomes subject to a temporary restraining order upon notice of being served. The bill also seeks to combat sexual exploitation and human trafficking.

A new study shows that 86 percent of state voters support closing a loophole in Connecticut law that allows gun and ammunition purchases by people served with temporary restraining orders.

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Riley Seeks More Dodd Stadium Safety

March 13, 2016

Rep. Emmett D. Riley attends a stadium authority meeting to support a plan for extending safety netting to the ends of both dugouts at the Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium. For more details, read The Day news story.

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