Dancho Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Endangered Species Act

Posted on May 19, 2023

(BRIDGEPORT) — On May 19th, State Representative Laura Dancho (R-120), member of the Environment Committee, joined Senator Richard Blumenthal at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, CT to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Endangered Species Act. The ceremony consisted of a brief award ceremony to commend the work of several zoo staff members and their projects that serve the expansion of habitats and preservation of endangered species, especially relevant to our state.

“I am grateful to

Dancho Announces $2 Million Grant for South-End Community Center

Posted on May 15, 2023

(STRATFORD) — On May 15th, State Representative Laura Dancho (R-120) joined Governor Ned Lamont and other elected officials in announcing the approval of a $2 million grant for improvements to Stratford’s South-End Community Center. The center is known to offer a variety of educational and afterschool programs and serve as a fully functional food bank for the local community.

The grant, which was approved through the state’s Community Investment Fund, will allow the community center to introduce

Dancho Votes to Support Exoneration of Goody Bassett’s Name

Posted on May 10, 2023

(HARTFORD) —  On May 10th, State Representative Laura Dancho (R-120) shared her support for House Joint Resolution 34, “Concerning Certain Witchraft Convictions in Colonial Connecticut” as it would clear name of Stratford’s Goody Bassett, convicted over 370 years ago. In her remarks, Dancho addressed the historical interests presented by many of her constituents, while also recognizing that there are still other bills we must prioritize, such as the state budget.

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