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Buckbee Supports Implementation of Energy Storage Initiative

Posted on January 18, 2022


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Hartford – The State of Connecticut has begun its decade-long energy storage program. This program is designed to help both businesses and residents by providing an avenue for them to install a battery powered energy source – a potentially life-saving mechanism in the event of a prolonged power outage. State Rep. Bill Buckbee (R-New Milford) supported the legislation to implement the program when it came up for debate during the 2021 legislative session.

“Radical weather is becoming more of a common

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2022 Major Issues Report

Posted on January 18, 2022


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The nonpartisan Office of Legislative Research (OLR) has issued its 2022 Major Issues report. OLR crafts this report annually to provide an overview of the major topics that the legislature is likely to take up. Of note are the sections addressing the pandemic (pg. 5), potential tax relief proposals (pg. 9), and juvenile justice (pg. 13).

To read the report, you can click here.

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Callahan, Buckbee Call for Greater Transparency on COVID Policies

Posted on December 15, 2021


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Hartford – The governor’s team has indicated that a new ‘digital medical’ passport-like program will be launched within the coming days. Similar programs have been sporadically introduced across the country, like in Connecticut’s neighboring state of New York. The details of Connecticut’s program, however, are not being made public. According to State Reps. Pat Callahan (R-New Fairfield) and Bill Buckbee (R-New Milford), the lack of transparency the administration is sharing about this new program

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Infrastructure Deal Sparks Call for New Milford Commuter Rail

Posted on November 18, 2021


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HARTFORD – A bipartisan coalition led by State Representative Raghib Allie-Brennan (D-Bethel, Danbury, Redding, Newtown) and State Representative Bill Buckbee (R-New Milford) is strongly urging the Connecticut Department of Transportation to prioritize funding for two major improvements to the Danbury Branch Line.

A letter signed by House and Senate legislators calls for “dedicated funding for the electrification of the existing Danbury Branch Line service between the South Norwalk and Danbury Stations

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Buckbee, Callahan Visit Pratt Nature Center

Posted on November 4, 2021


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New Milford – State Representatives Billy Buckbee (R-New Milford) and Pat Callahan (R-New Fairfield) were invited to visit the Pratt Nature Center. Established in 1967, Pratt is home to a 205-acre wildlife preserve, providing children and students the space needed to learn about the outdoors first-hand. The site is also home to the state’s one of a kind outdoor classroom and offers various educational programs, from summer camps to year-round activities, to those throughout Litchfield County.

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