Rep. Floren Shows Support for Connecticut Residents Living with Autism

Posted on April 17, 2019 by admin


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Rep. Floren attended Autism Day at the Capitol on Wednesday, April 17 where she met with several members of Autism Speaks, as well as Greenwich residents Lynn and Karl Arezzini. The General Assembly has passed several bills over the years aimed at improving the quality of life for individuals living with intellectual and development disorders in areas relating to housing, education, healthcare, and employment opportunities. Thousands of residents across the state live with Autism, and Rep. Floren

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Notice of Public Open House – New Parking Garage at Stamford Transportation Center

Posted on April 5, 2019 by admin


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Please see below for a message the CT Department of Transportation.

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (Department) will conduct a Public Open House for the proposed Stamford Transportation Center (STC) parking garage project on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, from 4 pm to 8 pm at the Stamford Transportation Center, Lower Level Meeting Room (near CTTransit), 30 South State Street, Stamford, CT.

The open house format will allow commuters, station patrons, and other interested parties to learn

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Reps. Floren, Camillo Stock Mianus with Trout Ahead of 2019 Fishing Season

Posted on April 4, 2019 by admin


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Reps. Livvy Floren , Fred Camillo and Paul Chiappetta, Vice President of the Mianus Chapter of Trout Unlimited, dropped over 600 Brook, Brown and Rainbow trout into the Mianus River two weeks ahead of fishing season Opening Day, April 13, 2019. Unless otherwise noted, lakes and ponds are open for fishing year round, while rivers and streams are open from the second Saturday in April until the end of February.

Rep. Floren Meets with Executive Team of Stamford Health

Posted on March 27, 2019 by admin


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The Stamford, Greenwich, New Canaan and Wilton legislative delegations recently met with Stamford Health President and CEO, Kathy Silard, and her executive staff to discuss the extensive patient-centered programs offered at the hospital. There was also a discussion of proposals being considered in the General Assembly that would impact the independent, not-for-profit health system.

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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Reusable Bag Press Event

Posted on February 6, 2019 by admin


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WHO: Members of the Reusable Bag Alliance (including BYOCT, CCE, the CT Food Association, Surfrider Foundation, among others) will stand alongside legislators to talk about the impacts plastic bags have on our oceans, our marine life and our state recycling system, in addition to discussing legislative efforts to eliminate all bag pollution and promote reusable bags use in CT.

WHAT: CT Reusable Bag Alliance Press Event – declaration to eliminate plastic checkout bag pollution in Connecticut.

WHERE:

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Letter to the Editor: Rep. Floren Thanks Greenwich First Selectman Tesei for Years of Service

Posted on February 4, 2019 by admin


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Yogi Berra said: “You can observe a lot by watching.” As a 30-year member of the Peter J. Tesei  Fan Club, I have watched him always putting service first … service to family, service to community, and service to bipartisan principles.

Our bond spans three generations, has survived countless federal, state and local political campaigns, and shared many memories. We have been through it all – laughter and tears, joys and sorrows, births and deaths – life’s myriad twists and turns.

Honesty and honor

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A Message from the CT DOT – Tree Removal on I-95

Posted on January 31, 2019 by admin


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Tree Removal Along Interstate 95 Northbound and Southbound in Greenwich and Stamford

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a tree removal operation will be performed on Interstate 95 Northbound and Southbound in Greenwich and Stamford, beginning, Monday, January 14, 2019.

The project consists of cutting dead trees, high limbing and clearing signs, which will be performed on Interstate 95 Northbound and Southbound in Greenwich and Stamford.  This project is scheduled to occur

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