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Rep. Floren Honors Legacy of Prudence Crandall, Late State Rep. Betty Boukus

Posted on March 20, 2019 by admin


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Today, we celebrated Connecticut’s Heroine and an iconic American educator, Prudence Crandall. Prudence broke barriers by accepting young African American women into her school because she believed everyone had the right to a quality education. My late colleague and dear friend, State Rep. Betty Boukus, played a key role in securing funding for the statue commemorating Prudence, which can be found in the South Lobby of the State Capitol.

Rep. Floren Advocates for More Funding for School Security During Press Conference

Posted on February 28, 2019 by admin


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Rep. Floren joined the School Security Working Group for a press conference on Wednesday, February 27 to discuss methods to better protect our children and create a safer learning environment. The three prongs of school safety and security are: educational, emotional, and hardening of the physical plant. Last year, the legislature bonded and allocated $10 million in competitive grants and have $5 million remaining authorized, but unallocated. As Ranking Member of the Bonding Subcommittee, Rep. Floren

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Opinion: The Fairfield Five – “Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines.”

Posted on February 14, 2019 by admin


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Fairfield County has long been recognized as an economic driver for Connecticut. This month, five municipalities in the County have proposed legislation to rev up that reputation.

Fairfield, Greenwich, Norwalk, Stamford, and Westport have formed a consortium (The Fairfield Five) whose goal is to jump start business, transportation, education, and tourism.  The genesis of the symbiotic endeavor was the full throttle quest in 2018 to entice Amazon to locate its HQ2 in Stamford, with compelling support

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