Rep. Bronko Shares a Day in the Life of a Lawmaker During Career Day at Naugatuck Elementary School

Posted on April 5, 2024

NAUGATUCK – Should the legislature change the official insect from a praying mantis to a butterfly or even a dragonfly? That was the question Rep. Seth Bronko, R-Naugatuck, had for first graders at Maple Hill Elementary School during his presentation for Career Day. And the class’s decision may surprise you.

Rep. Bronko had the chance to talk to to several classes about his work in Hartford, how a bill becomes a law, and a recent debate about changing the state insect. Each student had a chance

Rep. Bronko and Naugatuck Delegation Announce More than $5.7 Million in Funding for Naugatuck’s Rubber Avenue Corridor

Posted on March 14, 2024

HARTFORD, CT – Today, state Senators Joan Hartley and Jorge Cabrera, state Representatives Seth Bronko and David Labriola, and Naugatuck Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess III announced that significant funds have been approved by the board of the Community Investment Fund 2030 to aid in the redevelopment of Naugatuck’s Rubber Avenue Corridor.

The more than $5.7 million in state funding for the “Rubber Avenue Corridor Revitalization” will transform the Rubber Avenue Corridor by investing in infrastructure

Rep. Bronko Serves as Guest Reader for Read Across America Week in Naugatuck

Posted on March 13, 2024

NAUGATUCK –Rep. Seth Bronko, R-Naugatuck, recently visited several area schools as a guest reader for Read Across America week where he helped promote literacy and the joy of reading among students.

Rep. Bronko visited Maple Hill Elementary School and Hop Brook Elementary School for Read Across America week where he read “One Vote, Two Votes, I Vote, You Vote,” by Dr. Seuss to Mrs. Bisson’s first-grade class, Mrs. Thurston’s third-grade class and Mrs. Lisa Taft’s third-grade class.

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Republican Proposals to Reduce Energy Rates

Posted on February 26, 2024

HARTFORD – In response to the recent announcement of steep electric rate hikes, Connecticut House and Senate Republicans recently unveiled a set of policy goals focused on bringing long-term rate reduction, long-term stability, and relief for consumers.

Rep. Bronko joined his colleagues at the Capitol to share a list of proposals focused on the  reduction of future electric bills.

Those proposals include:

  • Provide relief to ratepayers by using unspent ARPA money to pay down the portion of the proposed

Rep. Bronko Tours Downtown Naugatuck Businesses to Hear From Owners and Employees

Posted on February 13, 2024

NAUGATUCK – Rep. Seth Bronko, R-70th District, visited several downtown Naugatuck businesses recently while on a walking tour with area lawmakers and State Comptroller Sean Scanlon.

Bronko was joined by Sen. Jorge Cabrera, Scanlon, Mayor Pete Hess as well as other local leaders, as they visited several of Naugatuck’s stores to meet with owners and employees.

“I’m always eager to meet with our business community to hear about their operations and listen to their concerns, as well as what we can do

Security & Service: House Republican Priorities for the 2024 Legislative Session

Posted on February 2, 2024

HARTFORD—House Republicans, in advance of the start of the 2024 legislative session, unveiled proposals Thursday that will maintain the state’s fiscal stability while making Connecticut a more affordable place to live.

Among the proposals is a call to amend the Connecticut Constitution to protect the “fiscal guardrails” that have allowed the state to build a solid Rainy Day Fund and begin to pay down long-term debt.

“The relative fiscal stability Connecticut enjoys today is attributable to the strict

Rep. Bronko Presents Citation to Atty. Edward G. “Ned” Fitzpatrick During Annual Meeting of Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce

Posted on January 25, 2024

NAUGATUCK – Rep. Seth Bronko, R-Naugatuck, presented a citation from the Connecticut General Assembly to Atty. Edward G. “Ned” Fitzpatrick, a well-respected member of the Naugatuck community and a recognized “Superlawyer” among his colleagues, during the 102st annual meeting of the Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce.

The meeting and awards ceremony was held at the Aria Banquet Hall in Prospect in front of a packed audience. In addition to the citation, Mr. Fitzpatrick was honored with the prestigious

Rep. Bronko Joins in Dedication of New Campus for Nurses in Naugatuck

Posted on December 15, 2023

NAUGATUCK – Rep. Seth Bronko, R-Naugatuck, joined his colleagues recently for the grand opening and dedication of the Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers Naugatuck Campus, which is focused on addressing a shortage of health care workers in the state.

According to data from CT Health Horizons Connecticut, the state is experiencing a critical nursing deficit of 33%, with 1,000 positions going unfilled each year. Due to a lack of faculty and clinical placements, the state’s nursing programs

Naugatuck Delegation Partnering with Salvation Army to Raise Funds for Families in Need

Posted on December 11, 2023

NAUGATUCK – Naugatuck lawmakers Reps. Seth Bronko (R-70th) and David Labriola (R-131st) are helping to raise money for in-need residents by collecting for the Salvation Army’s “Virtual” Red Kettle Campaign.

Offering a variety of services such as warm meals, shelter, and toys for under the Christmas tree, the Salvation Army helps local families in need by easing their financial burden and emotional stress.

You can use your phone to scan the QR code on the graphic above or click on this link

Rep. Bronko Earns 100% Score From the CBIA

Posted on October 28, 2023

HARTFORD –  Rep. Seth Bronko (R-Naugatuck) received a 100% voting record from the Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA), which recently released their scorecards for lawmakers, rating each on their support for CT business, jobs, and economic growth.

Supporting local businesses and increasing job growth are a focus of Rep. Bronko’s work in Hartford, which has been reflected in his legislative record.

The full scorecard can be viewed here.