Howard Working to Assist Police Departments & Their Communities

Posted on May 5, 2022

Howard Working to Assist Police Departments & Their Communities

HARTFORD- To provide significant financial relief, State Rep. Greg Howard (R-43) hailed final House passage of his legislation that will allow police departments to seek Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training (CT POST) accreditation instead of the more expensive Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc (CALEA) accreditation which is the current state mandate.

“The POST standards are some of the highest

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Howard Works to Curb the Theft of Catalytic Converters

Posted on May 2, 2022

HARTFORD- To combat the rise of catalytic converter theft in the state, State Rep. Greg Howard (R-43) supported a bill that looks to aid law enforcement in tracking or identifying any potential criminal activity.

“It is hoped that the bill will deter people from stealing catalytic converters as it will become very hard to impossible to sell them for profit, ultimately reducing or eliminating this issue,” said Rep. Howard, the ranking member of the Public Safety and Security committee.

In recent years,

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Rep. Howard and the Red Cross Teach N. Stonington Students Emergency Preparedness

Posted on April 4, 2022

HARTFORD- State Rep. Greg Howard (R-43) and a representative from the America Red Cross visited North Stonington Christian Academy to teach the students how to be and take action for either home fires or a local hazard.

Rep. Howard said, “It was wonderful to see these children so engaged in the presentation, asking and answering questions. The hope is programs like this promote a greater awareness if they happen to be in a fire or other emergency.”

The Red Cross along with Rep. Howard read the book

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House Republican Response to Governor Lamont’s legislative proposals on gun violence

Posted on February 7, 2022

Joint statement from State Representative Craig Fishbein (R-90), Ranking Member of the Judiciary Committee, and State Representative Greg Howard (R-43), Ranking Member of the Public Safety Committee, in response to today’s announcement of Governor Lamont’s legislative proposals on gun violence.

“While lawful Connecticut citizens are, on an almost daily basis, being victimized by brazen criminals with little fear of punishment, the governor has chosen an aged election-year tactic of attacking law-abiding

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State Rep. Greg Howard, along with House Republicans unveil Public Safety Initiatives

Posted on February 4, 2022

I, along with my House Republican colleagues held a news conference on Wednesday morning to outline their legislative proposals addressing Connecticut’s crime crisis. Lawmakers were also joined by victims and advocates to explain how the crisis has impacted them. You can view the entire news conference by clicking the image below.

Protecting the Public

The proposals presented at today’s news conference are segmented into three specific categories – Safe Streets, Victim’s Rights, and Supporting Law

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