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Rep. Floren Leads House in Prayer – July 24, 2017

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Rep. Livvy Floren (R-149) leads the CT House of Representative in prayer at the start of the Veto Session on July 24, 2017.

Please click here or on the image to the left to watch the video of Rep. Floren’s remarks.

Floren Reads Original Deed at Greenwich’s Founders Day Celebration

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Rep. Livvy Floren was honored to read the original deed at the Founder’ Day celebration at the Innis Arden Cottage honoring Greenwich’s heritage on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Thank you to all who attended and congratulations to the winners of the first “This Place Matters” photo competition.

Please click here to read the full story by Greenwich Time reporter Jennifer Turiano. Special thanks to Tyler Sizemore for providing the photo.

Thank you to Matt Bracchitta of the Greenwich Free Press for providing the photo on the right. Please click here to read the full story by GFP reporter Matthew Bonaparte.

State finances served up at Greenwich picnic (Greenwich Time Article)

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Rep. Floren joined Reps. Bocchino and Camillo at the League of Women Voters’ annual Legislative Picnic in Riverside July 12, 2017. Thank you to the hosts and the LWV for the invitation to discuss important state issues affecting Greenwich, including the state budget crisis. Thank you to Ken Borsuk and Tyler Sizemore of the Greenwich Time for their coverage and photography.

Please click here to read the full article.

Greenwich Legislators Talk Budget Impasse at RMA (Greenwich Time article) – 7.5.2017

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On Wednesday, July 5, Reps. Floren, Bocchino and Camillo spoke at the Retired Men’s Association of Greenwich’s weekly lecture series. They discussed the gridlock in Hartford surrounding the state budget and how they believe the solution to Connecticut’s fiscal troubles is for our state government to begin operating within its means.

Special thanks to the Greenwich Time for their coverage of this event, especially Ken Borsuk (reporter) and Tyler Sizemore (photographer). Please click here to read the full story.

To watch the video of our remark, please click here.

Rep. Floren’s Fertility Preservation Bill for Cancer Patients (H.B. 7124) Becomes Law

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Rep. Floren’s co-sponsored bill, H.B. 7124, An Act Concerning Health Insurance Coverage for Fertility Preservation for Insureds Diagnosed with Cancer, has now become law after receiving unanimous support in both chambers of the General Assembly and the Governor’s signature.

Rep. Floren was proud to support this legislation as a co-sponsor and to see its positive impact on cancer patients throughout the state. Cancer is a devastating illness and the side effects of Chemotherapy can be equally devastating. This legislation will give hope to cancer survivors, like Melissa Thompson, who wish to growth their families once they have won their battle and have entered remission.

Please click here or on the image above to read the full Hartford Courant article by Daniela Altimari.

Rep. Livvy Floren on “Meet the Leaders” – June 5, 2017

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State Representative Livvy Floren (R-149) speaks with David Smith about the new dynamics in the General Assembly with a divided Senate and a slim Democratic majority in the House. Rep. Floren believes the close numbers are forcing both sides to work together, which is important for Connecticut residents. They also discuss unions, bonding and the budget.

Please click here or on the image above to watch Rep. Floren’s clip.

Rep. Livvy Floren Leads House in Pledge of Allegiance (Video)

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State Representative Livvy Floren (R-149) led the House of Representatives in the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of Session on Friday, June 2, 2017. She also received special recognition from the House Speaker.

Please click here or on the image above to watch the video.

Rep. Floren Donates to Help-A-Hero at the Capitol

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On Wednesday, May 31 at the Capitol Reps. Floren was delighted to donate to Help-A-Hero for homeless veterans. This was a great opportunity to give basic supplies such as health care and hygiene items, gift cards, footwear and cash donations to the brave men and women who served our nation. They received enough donated items to fill an entire Humvee. Thank you to Help-A-Hero for hosting this event and for all the work they do on behalf of our veterans!

Rep. Floren Marches in Glenville Memorial Day Parade in Greenwich

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On Sunday, May 29, Rep. Floren had the privilege of marching in the Glenville Parade hosted by the Glenville Volunteer Fire Company, which was followed by a wreath laying ceremony at the monument next to the fire house. She was joined by her daughter, Jenny, son-in-law, Ray, and grandchildren Bella, RJ and Lina. Thank you to all who came out this weekend to honor the brave men and women who gave their lives in the line of duty. We are forever in their debt.

Greenwich Delegation Welcomes Chinese Delegation to the Capitol

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Reps. Livvy Floren, Mike Bocchino and Fred Camillo welcomed Bruce McGuire, President of the Connecticut Hedge Fund Association, Jim Aiello, Chairman of the Greenwich Economic Advisory Council, and Tao Guo of the Chinese Delegation to the House Chambers on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. The Chinese city of Hangzhou, the capital of the Province of Zhejiang, signed a sister-city agreement with the Town of Greenwich. Zhejiang is becoming a financial center in China and they are hoping to create stronger ties with Connecticut to benefit both economies.