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Rep. Floren Advocates for More Funding for School Security During Press Conference

Posted on February 28, 2019 by admin


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Rep. Floren joined the School Security Working Group for a press conference on Wednesday, February 27 to discuss methods to better protect our children and create a safer learning environment. The three prongs of school safety and security are: educational, emotional, and hardening of the physical plant. Last year, the legislature bonded and allocated $10 million in competitive grants and have $5 million remaining authorized, but unallocated. As Ranking Member of the Bonding Subcommittee, Rep. Floren

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Opinion: The Fairfield Five – “Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines.”

Posted on February 14, 2019 by admin


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Fairfield County has long been recognized as an economic driver for Connecticut. This month, five municipalities in the County have proposed legislation to rev up that reputation.

Fairfield, Greenwich, Norwalk, Stamford, and Westport have formed a consortium (The Fairfield Five) whose goal is to jump start business, transportation, education, and tourism.  The genesis of the symbiotic endeavor was the full throttle quest in 2018 to entice Amazon to locate its HQ2 in Stamford, with compelling support

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Reusable Bag Press Event

Posted on February 6, 2019 by admin


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WHO: Members of the Reusable Bag Alliance (including BYOCT, CCE, the CT Food Association, Surfrider Foundation, among others) will stand alongside legislators to talk about the impacts plastic bags have on our oceans, our marine life and our state recycling system, in addition to discussing legislative efforts to eliminate all bag pollution and promote reusable bags use in CT.

WHAT: CT Reusable Bag Alliance Press Event – declaration to eliminate plastic checkout bag pollution in Connecticut.

WHERE:

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