Posted on August 10, 2021 by agallagher
In response to rising incidences of juvenile crime House Republicans unveiled a comprehensive approach to much-needed reform within the juvenile justice system on Tuesday morning. The plan identifies crime prevention resources that will be made available to all of Connecticut’s communities and specific adjustments that can strengthen the abilities of judges and law enforcement to address this crisis. Republican legislators are urging their colleagues in the majority party to convene a special session…
Posted on July 8, 2021 by jdooley
MILFORD—Calling for immediate legislative action, State Rep. Charles Ferraro (R-117) joined a petition effort to bring all state lawmakers into session to implement reforms on the juvenile crime crisis that has gripped communities throughout the state.
“My job as a legislator is to ensure the people of Milford, Orange and West Haven can feel safe in their own homes,” said Rep. Ferraro. “The judicial slap-on-the-wrist given to juvenile car thieves only emboldens them to commit more of these crimes…
Posted on May 24, 2021 by zobermiller
Dear Friends and Neighbors,
With the session coming to an end on June 9th, it appears that the legislative leadership will continue to keep the Capitol closed to the public, despite the statewide lifting of business restrictions, and the governor ordering state government staff back to their offices. This week, the House of Representatives voted on several bill, including zoning, online gambling, and child abuse prevention.
Online Casino Gambling
The House of Representatives passed House Bill 6451,…