Lauding School Construction Funding

July 14, 2015

Rep. Ernie Hewett is pleased that critical funding he championed for the New London magnet schools’ Pathways Project was adopted in HB 7102. The project was overwhelmingly approved by voters in a citywide referendum, but technical language about application deadlines to qualify for state reimbursements threatened its development. Rep. Hewett was successful in securing state funding and revising key provisions to move the project forward.

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Funding For Rogers School Expansion Project

July 10, 2015

Attendance in Stamford Public Schools has grown by nearly 5,000 new students in the past fifteen years and more growth is expected in the future. Today, Stamford's delegation to the General Assembly announced that they have secured funding for a critical expansion of the Rogers International Inter-District Magnet School which will help meet the growing demand for classroom space in the city.

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Improvements to Metro-North Tied To Funding

May 12, 2015

Three to four years. That’s about how long it could take to rebuild the Metro-North Railroad and restore confidence in the commuter transit system.

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