Rep. Howard Appointed to CT Juvenile Justice Committee

Posted on April 16, 2021


HARTFORD- State Rep. Greg Howard (R-43) has been appointed to the Connecticut Juvenile Justice Policy and Oversight Committee (JJPOC) this week by the Ranking Republican on the Appropriations committee State Rep. Mike France (R-42).

“I want to thank Rep. France for the confidence he has shown in me. With my many years of experience working in law enforcement and as youth sports coach, I think I can bring a unique prospective to the Juvenile Justice Policy and Oversight Committee,” said Rep. Howard.

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Rep. Greg Howard: Calling on State to Use Federal Aid for Small Business

Posted on April 7, 2021


HARTFORD—State Rep. Greg Howard (R-43) on Wednesday joined leaders of Connecticut’s business community in calling for state government to use federal pandemic aid to reduce the amount of unemployment debt employers will have to pay back as they work toward recovery.

“Connecticut needs to take immediate action now or the financial situation for many businesses will get increasingly worse,” said Rep. Howard. “Without this funding, we run the risk of future tax increases that will disproportionately

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Rep. Howard: Join Me & Celebrate Earth Day with a Clean-Up

Posted on April 6, 2021


STONINGTON- In celebration of Earth Day, State Rep. Greg Howard (R-43) will be hosting an Earth Day River Clean-up on April 24 by the side of the Pawcatuck River.

Earth Day is officially celebrated on April 22 each year as a day meant to increase awareness of environmental problems, but also a time for many communities to gather together to clean up litter, plant trees, or simply reflect on the beauty of nature.

The Pawcatuck River Clean-up will begin at 9:00 a.m. and go to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday

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State Rep. Greg Howard: IMPORTANT HEARING – Juvenile Crime Crisis

Posted on March 29, 2021


Connecticut’s news media has dedicated considerable time to sharing the concerns of residents frustrated not just by escalating motor vehicle break-ins, but also brazen car thefts committed by juveniles who act without fear of significant legal repercussion.

There’s a Judiciary Committee public hearing Wednesday [Details below] where you can share your thoughts about the motor vehicle theft crisis.

Early this session, I, along with the House Republicans submitted legislation to impose actual consequences

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Howard, Somers to Host Virtual Town Hall Meeting Monday, Mar. 29

Posted on March 26, 2021


HARTFORD- Sen. Heather Somers and Rep. Greg Howard on Monday, Mar. 29 will host a Virtual Town Hall Meeting for Groton, Stonington and North Stonington residents.

From 6:30 p.m to 8:00 p.m., the state lawmakers will discuss key policy issues that are being debated in the Connecticut General Assembly and take questions from area taxpayers.

To register, visit: https://tinyurl.com/yj78rsa7 .

For registration questions, email:  Erika.Pocock@cga.ct.gov

Rep. Howard Votes to Restore Balance of Power in Hartford

Posted on March 26, 2021


HARTFORDState Representative Greg Howard (R-43) joined caucus members in voting against a measure to further extend Governor Lamont’s executive powers and continue his current executive orders until May 20, 2021. The measure passed the House of Representatives 90-50.

The Republican proposal would require that leaders from both parties in the House and Senate, in consultation with the governor, undertake a thorough review of all the outstanding executive orders that Lamont has put in place over

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Rep. Howard Coloring Contest

Posted on March 22, 2021


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Rep. Howard Working to Help Domestic Violence Victims

Posted on March 19, 2021


HARTFORD – State Representative Greg Howard (R-43), who testified in support of a proposal to better assist domestic violence victims by excluding the abuser’s income from the eligibility requirements necessary to receive them, received the approval by a key legislative committee this week.

The proposal, HB-6520, An Act Concerning the Provision of Temporary State Services to Victims of Domestic Violence, provides an immediate 90 days of temporary relief benefits to victims of domestic violence, to

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State Rep. Greg Howard Statement on Connecticut Agreement with the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot Tribes on Online Gaming

Posted on March 18, 2021


Southeastern Connecticut Legislative Republicans Laud Progress on Expanded Gaming

Earlier today, Governor Lamont announced that a deal had been reached by his office and both tribes.

Per the Governor’s announcement, the agreement is expected to generate tens of millions of dollars in new state revenue.

Key components of the agreement include:

 

  • An 18 percent tax rate for the first five years on new online commercial casino gaming (or “iGaming”) offerings, followed by a 20 percent tax rate for at

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State Rep. Greg Howard: IMPORTANT – Local Zoning Public Hearing

Posted on March 11, 2021


I’m writing to let you know about an important public hearing Monday in the legislature’s Planning and Development Committee, where there are several bills aimed at upending local control of land use decisions.

Among the bills is S.B. 1024, An Act Concerning Zoning Authority, Certain Design Guidelines, Qualifications of Certain Land Use Officials and Certain Sewage Disposal Systems. This proposal is built on recommendations from Desegregate CT, a special interest group that on Wednesday emailed its

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