Statement from State Rep. Greg Howard, Ranking Member on the Public Safety & Security on legislation to replace School Resource Officers 

Posted on February 1, 2023


Statement from State Rep. Greg Howard, Ranking Member on the Public Safety & Security on legislation to replace School Resource Officers 

“As I’ve always said, what works in our corner of the state, may not work in others; likewise, what doesn’t work there, may work here.  Today, I am deeply disappointed to see my Stonington legislative colleague participate in a press conference that discourages police interaction with children, specifically in our schools.  One only must-read Senate Bill 119 and

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Howard, House Republicans Offer Proposals Aimed at Growing Law Enforcement Ranks and Improving Public Safety

Posted on January 25, 2023


HARTFORD—On a day when the House of Representatives will vote on pay raises for Connecticut State Police, House Republicans insist the legislature must do more to help retain police officers statewide and recruit more women and men into the field of law enforcement.

 “Today’s contract is a step toward growing a state police force suffering from declining numbers over the last several years—but it’s only a first step,” said House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora (R-86.) “The job that follows today’s

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Rep. Howard takes oath of office, vows tax relief

Posted on January 5, 2023


HARTFORD — State Rep. Greg Howard (R-43), a second term legislator representing Stonington, North Stonington and Ledyard took the oath of office on Wednesday, determined to provide some financial relief to Connecticut residents as the state continues to over-collect taxes leading to a record surplus.

“Connecticut’s families need some reprieve from burdensome taxes and the record high inflation they are facing for food, fuel and other essential products,” Howard said. “I am determined to be a strong

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Rep. Howard: Public Invited to Public Information Meetings for Eastern CT Corridor Rail & Transit Feasibility Study

Posted on November 29, 2022


Public Invited to Public Information Meetings for Eastern Connecticut Corridor Rail and Transit Feasibility Study

The public is invited to attend a series of in-person and virtual public information meetings for the Eastern Connecticut Corridor Rail and Transit Feasibility Study conducted by the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT).

The public information meetings are being held to introduce the study and provide the public and local community the opportunity to offer comments and ask

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Statement from State Rep. Greg Howard, Ranking House Republican on the Public Safety & Security Committee on the 2021 Report of CT Crimes Statistics

Posted on September 26, 2022


“They can continue to act like the 2020 Police Accountability bill doesn’t haunt the morale of officers, but I talk to officers every day and it continues to weigh heavy on their minds. The legislative democrats fostered a complete distrust of law enforcement across Connecticut and specifically in urban and high crime areas. It should come as no surprise that victims are fearful to report crime, especially crimes as sensitive as rapes.

In addition, the Commissioner failed to note that the significant

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