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Buckbee Supports State Police Contract, Additional Measures Aiding Law Enforcement

Posted on January 26, 2023


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Hartford – The House of Representatives convened on Wednesday to act on an updated bargaining agreement with the state police force. State Rep. Bill Buckbee (R-New Milford) voted in support of the contract, which was approved by a final vote tally of 142 – 1.

“The Connecticut State Police recruitment and retention has been quickly declining. This contract won’t fix all the issues associated with low morale or reverse the pieces of partisan legislation that have made policing a much tougher job than

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Buckbee, Republicans Unveil a Better Way to Energy Affordability

Posted on January 17, 2023


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HARTFORD – Today Senate and House Republican Leaders detailed a comprehensive package of policy proposals to reduce the cost of electric bills and make energy more affordable over the long term.

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The policies will reduce energy costs for CT families by over $362 million per year, saving the average household over $210 next year.  In the long run, the plan will drive down costs by even more and implement important ratepayer protections against utilities.

The package

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2023 Legislative Session Convenes, Committee Process Begins

Posted on January 11, 2023


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HARTFORD – State Rep. Bill Buckbee was sworn into office on Wednesday, January 4, beginning another term representing the 67th District. Buckbee will serve as the Ranking Member to the Energy & Technology Committee. Additionally, he will serve on the Commerce

To read the Office of Legislative Research’s “Major Issues” report, click here. This is a summation of the major topics that are likely to be addressed by the legislature this session.

The 2023 session will adjourn on Wednesday, June 7. Prior

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New Milford Delegation Flies with New Milford Police Aviation Unit

Posted on December 12, 2022


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Photo (from left to right): Captain Al Wilcoxson, State Rep. Cindy Harrison, Crew Member and Vice Preseident Charles Brady, State Rep. Stephen Harding, State Rep. Pat Callahan, State Rep. Bill Buckbee, and New Milford Chief of Police Spencer Cerruto.  

NEW MILFORD – New Milford Police’s Aviation Unit and Eagle Search and Rescue Team hosted the New Milford legislative delegation on Thursday, December 8, for an in-depth look at the aviation program and a short flight around the region. The program,

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Buckbee Named Ranking Member of Energy & Technology Committee   

Posted on December 9, 2022


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HARTFORD – It was announced on Thursday afternoon that State Rep. Bill Buckbee (R-New Milford) has been appointed as the Ranking Member of the legislature’s Energy & Technology Committee by House Republican Leader Vin Candelora. The appointment comes weeks before the legislature convenes its 2023 session, and it will remain effective through next year’s 2024 session.

“Many have voiced concern recently about the escalating rates in the energy market here in Connecticut. I look forward to collaborating

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