Proposal For Treatment of Injured Police Dogs Moves Forward

Posted on March 17, 2023

Hartford— The Public Safety Committee met on Thursday to act on several bills including, S.B. 932 AN ACT CONCERNING POLICE ANIMALS AND DOGS IN VOLUNTEER CANINE SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAMS. The proposal includes a concept from Representative Tony Scott (R-112) regarding police dogs. Scott proposed a bill allowing emergency medical services personnel to provide emergency treatment and transportation to police dogs injured in the line of duty, if there are no individuals in need of emergency treatment or

Hearing Scheduled on Proposed Public Safety Bill

Posted on March 11, 2023

Hartford – One of the House Republican bills to make our communities safer will receive a public hearing Monday.

Our bill (H.B. 6878) would restore a police officer’s ability to perform a consent search of a motor vehicle, an important tool to keep drugs and illegal weapons off our streets. It also seeks to ensure that people on the sex offender registry have registered his/her actual residential address. The legislation would also allow law enforcement to pursue vehicles operated by persons suspected

Rep. Scott, House Republicans Unveil The Blueprint For Affordable Housing 

Posted on February 28, 2023

Hartford – Today, Deputy House Republican Leader Tom O’Dea (R-125), State Rep. Tony Scott (R-112), State Rep. Joe Zullo (R-99) and House Republicans stood with local leaders and community advocates to outline a comprehensive package of legislative proposals to increase the actual affordable housing stock in Connecticut over time with guidelines that empower municipalities with unique circumstances.

The policies will address shortcomings in Connecticut state statute section 8-30g which provides inadequate