Posted on April 26, 2019 by admin
Who: Hosts – State Reps. Livvy Floren (R-149), Fred Camillo (R-151)
Presenters – Transportation Ranking Members State Rep. Laura Devlin (R-134), State Sen. Henri Martin (R31)
What: Informational Tolls Forum
Where: Greenwich Town Hall (Meeting Room), 101 Field Point Road
When: Monday, May 13th, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Description: The Ranking Members will give a presentation on the various toll proposals of 2019, which were approved by the committee and may be called for a vote by the full…
Posted on April 17, 2019 by admin
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…
Posted on April 5, 2019 by admin
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…
Posted on April 4, 2019 by admin
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.
Posted on March 27, 2019 by admin
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.
Posted on March 20, 2019 by admin
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.
Posted on February 28, 2019 by admin
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…
Posted on February 14, 2019 by admin
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…
Posted on February 6, 2019 by admin
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.
Posted on February 4, 2019 by admin
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…