The Never Ending Tolls Debate

Posted on October 9, 2019 by jpheasant


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In a recent article published by the ct mirror, Governor Lamont addressed members of the AFL-CIO during their biennial convention and highlighted a $20 billion toll plan “he intends to roll out this month.” Once again, despite hours and hours of public testimony in opposition to previous plans, multiple forums across the state, a rally at the State Capitol, and overwhelming disapproval from residents and select members from his own party, Governor Lamont doesn’t seem to get the message. By continuing

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State Rep. Robin Green Shares Pizza Talks Politics

Posted on June 21, 2019 by jpheasant


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Photo: Rep. Green updates residents on where the legislature and governor stand on tolls and whether or not she expects the lawmakers to return to the Capitol for a vote in a special session.

HARTFORDState Representative Robin Green (R-55) concluded her district-wide legislative updates Thursday night with a Pizza and Politics event at Marlborough Pizza. The meeting was an opportunity for area residents to discuss the recently concluded 2019 legislative session, have their questions answered,

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House Republican Women Celebrate 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage, Passage of 19th Amendment

Posted on June 5, 2019 by jpheasant


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HARTFORDState Representative Robin Green (R-55) and her House Republican colleagues celebrated the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment, which gave women the right to vote in the United States.

The Republican Party played a leading role in the Women’s Suffrage Movement. In 1878, Senator Aaron Sargent (R-California) introduced language in Congress that would eventually become the 19th Amendment. Sargent’s proposal was not initially successful, but following four decades of rejection

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Rep. Green To Host Post-Session Legislative Updates

Posted on May 28, 2019 by jpheasant


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HARTFORDState Representative Robin Green (R-55) will be hosting a series of post-session legislative updates for residents in towns throughout the 55th District.

Please join Rep. Green at any/all of the four locations to discuss the issues, bills, and policies that have shaped the 2019 legislative session.

WHEN/WHERE:

Andover – Tuesday, June 11th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Andover Public Library, 355 Route 6

Bolton – Thursday, June 13th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Bolton Town Hall, 222 Bolton

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Rep. Green to Hold District-Wide Collection of Weathered Flags

Posted on May 22, 2019 by jpheasant


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HARTFORDState Representative Robin Green (R-55) in cooperation with the American Legion Post #197 is encouraging area residents to ‘Retire Your Worn American Flags’ at one of the four drop-off locations within the 55th District.

District-wide drop-off locations include:
Andover Town Hall, 17 School Road.
Bolton Town Hall, 222 Bolton Center Road.
Hebron Town Hall, 15 Gilead Street (Rt. 85)
Marlborough Town Hall, 26 North Main Street

Flags will be collected from Thursday, May 30th until Thursday,

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Rep. Green Supports Measure to Increase Penalties for Fentanyl

Posted on May 17, 2019 by jpheasant


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HARTFORDState Representative Robin Green (R-55) supported a bill in the House of Representatives that when implemented, would create tougher penalties for those who manufacture, distribute or sell the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl.

Rep. Green, who is a co-sponsor of the bill said, “fentanyl use has become increasingly more prevalent over the past few years and anything we can do as a legislative body to strengthen our current laws to fight its manufacture, sale and distribution is good policy.”

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Rally Against Tolls on Saturday, May 18th at the Capitol

Posted on May 15, 2019 by jpheasant


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State Representative Robin Green wants to remind residents of the 55th District of a ‘Rally Against Tolls’ event being held on Saturday, May 18th.

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Rep. Green To Hold District-Wide Collection of Tattered U.S. Flags

Posted on May 14, 2019 by jpheasant


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HARTFORDState Representative Robin Green (R-55) in cooperation with the American Legion Post #197 encourage area residents to retire your worn American flags at four drop-off locations within the district.

Flags will be collected from Thursday, May 30th until Thursday, June 13th.

District-wide drop-off locations include:

The U.S. Flag Code specifies that old American flags no longer in service must be properly disposed, and Rep. Green and American Legion are offering this service free of charge.

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Rep. Green Votes Against Controversial Minimum Wage Hike

Posted on May 9, 2019 by jpheasant


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HARTFORDState Representative Robin Green (R-55) on Thursday said the state’s business community can’t afford the crush of anti-employer policies pushed by the majority party and voted against a controversial proposal to increase the state’s minimum wage to $15.

HB-5004, An Act Increasing the Minimum Fair Wage, would increase the state’s current wage of $10.10 to $15 over a four and a half year timeframe. As of October 1st, the wage would increase to $11.00 effective October 1, 2019, to $12.00

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Children’s Committee Bill Receives Unanimous House Support

Posted on April 25, 2019 by jpheasant


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HARTFORD – State Representative Robin Green (R-55), Ranking Member of the Children’s Committee and co-sponsor of a bill to protect the rights of children in foster care receives unanimous support in the House of Representatives.

HB-6403, An Act Concerning a Children in Care Bill of Rights and Expectations and the Sibling Bill of Rights, would create a Children in Care Bill of Rights and Expectations for foster children and to require caseworkers to annually provide the Sibling Bill of Rights to foster

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