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Danbury Lawmakers Oppose Restrictions on Law Enforcement Civil Detainer Capabilities

Posted on June 3, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD – A bill protecting the due-process rights of undocumented immigrants in Connecticut passed narrowly in Senate 20 to 15 and in House 79 to 61 last week. State Representatives Richard A. Smith (R-108) and Stephen Harding (R-107) were among the 61 lawmakers that voted against this bill.

Connecticut’s Trust Act was passed in 2013 and prohibits local law enforcement agencies from cooperating with federal immigration officials. It was established to create trust between local law enforcement officials and undocumented immigrants so residents of that community would be more willing to come forward, without fear of deportation, to report crimes or cooperate with police.

Senate Bill 992 revises the 2013 policy by including the following individuals under its protection:

  • Individuals with C and/or D felony convictions or charges
  • Those with pending criminal charges in the state where bond has not been posted
  • Persons with outstanding arrest warrants in the state
  • Federally identified gang members
  • Persons subject to a final deportation order
  • Someone who local police view as an unacceptable risk to public safety.

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Memorial Day 2019

Posted on May 24, 2019 by admin


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I wish you and your family the best this Memorial Day weekend. Please consider attending one of these local events to honor the sacrifice so many Americans have made to ensure our freedom.

Brookfield Strawberry Festival
Sunday, May 26th at 12:00 p.m.
Outside the Brookfield Museum on Whisconier Road
Homemade strawberry short cake, live jazz band and antique car exhibit.
All proceeds sponsor future public programming at the Museum.

Brookfield Memorial Day Parade
Sunday, May 26th at 2:00 p.m.
Begins

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Rep. Harding Collecting American Flags in Need of Retirement

Posted on May 24, 2019 by admin


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BROOKFIELD State Representative Stephen Harding (R-107) is hosting a flag drive in cooperation with Brookfield VFW Post #10201 from May 29th to June 13th, during which time constituents can drop off worn and damaged American Flags to be properly and honorably disposed of.

WHEN: May 29 – June 13, 2019

DROP-OFF BOXES WILL BE LOCATED AT:

Brookfield Library
82 Whisconier Road

Brookfield Senior Center
100 Pocono Road

According to the U.S. Flag Code, when the American flag is in such condition that

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