Foncello Hears Briefing on Work of New School Safety Center

Posted on January 30, 2023

Danbury—Members of the Greater Danbury legislative delegation met January 27 with The CT Center for School Safety and Crisis Preparation at WCSU. The Center received state funding and opened last year to assist k-12 school districts with training and other resources. Representative Martin Foncello (R-Brookfield) was among the lawmakers who met with about a dozen members of staff from The Center.

“Many years ago, I was an adjunct professor at WCSU and later worked for the Department of Homeland Security.

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Foncello Votes in Support of State Police Contract

Posted on January 25, 2023

HARTFORD – State Representative Martin Foncello (R-Brookfield), today voted in favor of a new State Police Union contract. The document was approved on a vote of 142-1.

The contract covers 888 employees over four years at a cost increase of $79,363,062. This includes $3,500 bonuses retroactive to July 1, 2022, and with a 2.5% wage increase for contract years 2022-2023, 2023-2024, and 2024-2025. There’s also a wage reopener for contract year 2025-2026. Under the contract, if a Trooper, Sergeant, or

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Foncello, House Republicans Unveil Session Priorities for Cannabis Safety

Posted on January 24, 2023

HARTFORD – State Representative Martin Foncello (R-Brookfield) and House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled caucus proposals aimed at creating a safer environment surrounding the recreational use and retail sale of cannabis.

“I’d like to see a repeal of certain restrictions on cannabis-related stops and searches by police of motor vehicles. By not allowing law enforcement to use the odor of marijuana as a reasonable cause for a search, the legislation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana hampered

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