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Danbury School Building Project Funding Approved By General Assembly

Posted on May 13, 2024

Danbury school building projects were included in a bill about bonding and school construction approved on the final day of the 2024 legislative session. The City of Danbury applied for reimbursement in June 2023 for more than $10.4 million in grant funding, covering 60% of the total cost of updating and reconfiguring the science labs at Danbury High School on the 4th and 5th floors of the C Building. In addition to reconfiguring the labs, the project includes abatement and ordering new equipment

Rep. Chaleski Votes on Boost in Municipal Aid to Danbury

Posted on May 7, 2024

Hartford, Conn. – State Representative Rachel Chaleski (R-138) supports an additional $12 million in state aid for the City of Danbury.

“Danbury has long sent more taxpayer dollars to the state than it has gotten back, and I was glad to see this additional aid included in the ARPA bill voted on,” said Chaleski. “Although sometimes there are differences between us, when it comes to supporting Danbury, we all agree that the citizens of Danbury come first. The delegation members have all been working

Rep. Chaleski Applauds House Passage of HB 5002 – An Act Concerning Early Childhood Care and Education

Posted on May 7, 2024

Hartford, Conn. – The State House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill to bolster early childcare education.

The bill does several things, including renaming the Early Childhood Education Fund to the Early Childhood Care and Education Fund (ECCEF), establishes the ECCEF Commission and its duties, directs the Office of Early Childhood to establish a Tri-Share Child Care Matching Program in New London County, and establish a one-time lump sum payment program for childcare workers.