Ackert Announces Registered Apprenticeship Educator Program

Posted on May 16, 2023 by jcoss


(HARTFORD) — On May 16th, State Representative Tim Ackert (R-8) joined Governor Ned Lamont and others to announce the launch of a new teacher Registered Apprenticeship Program for educators in Connecticut. In collaboration with Commissioner Russell-Tucker of the Connecticut State Department of Education and Commissioner Bartolomeo of the Connecticut Department of Labor, this $3 million initiative will double the number of high schools offering programs for aspiring educators and help expand educator

State of Connecticut Announces $9 million to 50 Recreational Trails/Parks

Posted on May 15, 2023 by jcoss


(HARTFORD) — On May 15th, State Representative Tim Ackert (R-8) joined Governor Lamont in celebrating the announcement of $9 million in state grants towards building, expanding, and improving 50 recreational parks and trails across Connecticut. This includes parks and trails in Coventry, Lebanon, and Columbia, CT. Improvements to signage, lighting, trails, and more are all scheduled to be completed by 2026.

The following in-district parks/trails have received funding:

Ackert Joins Hytone Farms to Reduce Methane Emissions

Posted on May 13, 2023 by jcoss


(COVENTRY) — On May 9th, State Representative Tim Ackert (R-8) joined Hytone Farm, LLC of Coventry, CT as they unveiled their AG-Grid Anaerobic Digester to effectively reduce methane emissions from local food and animal waste. Owner, Greg Peracchio, was joined by federal and state legislators, agricultural commissioners, and Rashi Akki, CEO of Ag-Grid Energy, during the ceremony.

“I am excited to see the benefits of this remarkable technology right here in Coventry,” said Rep. Ackert. “The Peracchio