Danbury's Job Growth Continues Rising

Rep. David Arconti (D-Danbury), Rep. Tom Delnicki (R-South Windsor), Rep. Michelle Cook (D-Torrington), Rep. Tim Ackert (R- Columbia, Coventry, Tolland, Vernon) and I during a May press conference speaking in support of legislation to expand the state's use of renewable energy.


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Danbury's Job Growth Continues Rising

July 20, 2018

Connecticut’s economy is seeing significant improvement with jobs being added to the workforce and unemployment at an historic low. According to the state Department of Labor, more than 6,000 jobs were created in June and the Governor reports Connecticut has added more than 12,000 jobs in two months. Private sector employment now stands at more than 111 percent, fully recovering from pre-recession levels.

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Rep. Cook Commends FuelCell Energy On New Projects During Open House Celebration

July 16, 2018

I recently attended an open house celebration at FuelCell Energy this past Wednesday, July 19, 2018, to celebrate the opening of FuelCell's newly expanded manufacturing facility in Torrington and the state’s addition of several renewable energy projects from the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

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Connecticut Green & Healthy Homes Project

June 11, 2018

As Chair of the Public Health Committee and member of the Energy and Technology Committee of the General Assembly, I am happy to support initiatives that advance the goals of Connecticut Green and Healthy Homes to improve health outcomes and energy efficiency through evidence-based housing interventions.

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Energy Bill Passes House In Concurrence With The Senate

May 9, 2018

Today, in the early morning hours, I found myself in the middle of the most wrenching situation I've had in my eight years in the Legislature. The end result was important: the landmark energy bill passed the House and will be sent to the Governor for signing. But the path to passage was tortuous, splitting the energy and environmental cause community and leaving the outcome very much in doubt.

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