Greenwich Delegation Presents Town of Greenwich with $17M Check from State for New Leb Construction Costs

Posted on January 8, 2019 by admin


On Tuesday, January 8, Rep. Livvy Floren joined the Greenwich Delegation in presenting a check for $17,469,365 from the State of Connecticut to the Town of Greenwich reimbursing the town for New Lebanon School construction costs to date. Thus far, the town has received $15, 738,167 from the state with an additional 11% (or $1,731,198) approved pending final accounting.

The total budget for this project is $37,309,058 and the town is receiving approximately 64% reimbursement (or approximately $24,000,000).

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State Rep. Floren Receives 2019-2020 Committee Assignments

Posted on December 21, 2018 by admin


HARTFORD – On Tuesday, State Representative Livvy Floren (R-Greenwich, Stamford) received her committee assignments for the 2019-2020 term.

Rep. Floren will remain as Ranking Member of the Bonding Subcommittee, and will continue to serve on the Finance, Revenue & Bonding and Insurance & Real Estate Committees. She will also resume her role as an Assistant Republican Leader.

“My primary responsibility as Ranking Member of Bonding is to craft a bipartisan bill that remains under the $1.9 billion bond

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Rep. Livvy Floren Discusses the Upcoming Legislative Session with David Smith on “Meet the Leaders”

Posted on December 7, 2018 by admin


Rep. Livvy Floren (R- Greenwich, Stamford) sat down with David Smith on “Meet the Leaders” on November 28, 2018 to discuss the upcoming legislative session and the challenges that await the new General Assembly. Rep. Floren believes balancing the budget, controlling state spending and staying under the $1.9 billion bond cap are top priorities.

Wright Tech and UCONN/Stamford “Get It”

Posted on September 17, 2018 by admin


Wouldn’t it make sense for high schools and colleges to more closely align their program offerings with the demands of the modern economy? Students would have better job prospects upon graduation, companies could select from a larger and better prepared pool of candidates, and schools could boast a greater return on investment for their graduates.

J.M. Wright Technical School and UCONN/Stamford embrace this strategy, and it pays dividends for those who attend. Their location within a major Connecticut

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Rep. Floren Praises Greenwich Hospital for Narcan Donation to Police Department

Posted on August 28, 2018 by admin


Combating the opioid crisis in Connecticut is a group effort. This week, Greenwich Hospital donated Narcan kits to the Greenwich Police Department. Narcan is a lifesaving medication that can reverse the effects of opioids during an overdose. Thank you to Greenwich Hospital, our police officers and all first responders for their great work.

“Tax-Free Week” 2018 – August 19 – 25

Posted on August 13, 2018 by admin


With the start of school just around the corner, Rep. Floren wants to remind you to take advantage of the upcoming “Tax Free Week” which runs from Sunday, August 19 through Saturday, August 25.

This one-week event eliminates Connecticut’s 6.35 percent sales tax on clothing and footwear costing less than $100 per item.

Since sales tax is calculated after the use of any coupons or discounts, if the final price per item is less than $100, the sale is exempt from taxes. Clothing or footwear under $100

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Rep. Floren Praises the Passage of Bond Package for Greenwich Affordable Housing

Posted on July 25, 2018 by admin


CT State Rep. Livvy Floren (R-Greenwich, Stamford) praised the approval of a bond package, which will assist the Greenwich Housing Authority with their work on the Armstrong Court project.

“Since 1946, he town’s housing authority has been an effective and successful producer, owner and management of housing options for low and moderate income people, residents and seniors and this loan is a real boost to the ongoing effort on our part to increase our affordable housing inventory,” Rep. Floren told

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Major Public Acts – 2018 Legislative Session

Posted on June 28, 2018 by admin


Here you can find the 2018 Major Public Acts report from the Office of Legislative Research. This document contains legislative highlights from 15 categories:

  • Banking
  • Bonding
  • Budget Revisions
  • Criminal Justice and Public Safety
  • Education
  • Energy and Environment
  • Government Administration and Elections
  • Insurance and Real Estate
  • Labor and Economic Development
  • Municipalities
  • Public Health
  • Social Services
  • Taxes
  • Transportation
  • Veterans

The public and special acts listed in the document are the most significant,

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Rep. Floren Criticizes Senate Democrats for Upholding Governor’s Veto

Posted on June 26, 2018 by admin


Vetoed Bill Would Have Protected Educational Aid to Greenwich

HARTFORD – State Representative Livvy Floren (R-Greenwich, Stamford) praised the House’s decision to override Governor Malloy’s veto of Public Act (PA) 18-35, An Act Prohibiting the Executive Branch from Making Rescissions or Other Reductions to the Education Cost Sharing Grant During the Fiscal Year. The bill was taken up in the Senate, but did not secure the necessary votes to override the veto.

“Education has always been a priority

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Rep. Floren, CT House Passes Compromise Budget for FY 2019

Posted on May 10, 2018 by admin


Budget Restores MSP, Fully Funds Education, Excludes Tolls

HARTFORD – State Representative Livvy Floren (R-Greenwich, Stamford) voted in favor of a compromise budget plan based on several Republican initiatives on closing day of the 2018 Session, May 9th, 2018.

In recent weeks, House and Senate Republicans put forth two budget proposals for fiscal year 2019. In what would become a successful effort to lead budget negotiations towards fiscal responsibility, and away from tax hikes and reckless spending,

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