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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State Rep. Greg Howard: End of Year Reflection

Posted on December 27, 2021

End of Year Reflection

By State Rep. Greg Howard

As a first-year legislator, I want to thank the thousands of people that have reached out to me either by phone or email on the issues that matter most of them. My office and I have done our best to respond to every single one of my constituents who have contacted me.

In 2021, I learned a lot about establishing relationships on both sides of the political aisle and building toward consensus when it came to legislation. You can’t let striving for the

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Rep. Howard to Host Juvenile Justice Forum

Posted on December 27, 2021

Rep. Howard to Host Juvenile Justice Forum

STONINGTON – Responding to the concerns of residents statewide who are alarmed by the rise in juvenile crime, most especially the rampant increase in incidents involving the theft of motor vehicles, State Representative Greg  Howard (R-43), the Ranking Member of the Public Safety & Security Committee along with Ranking Member of the Judiciary Committee State Representative Craig Fishbein (R-90) will hold a Juvenile Justice Forum on Wednesday, January 5th

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Somers, Howard Host Virtual Discussion on Education Issues Wednesday Evening

Posted on December 2, 2021

Sen. Heather Somers and Rep. Greg Howard are hosting a virtual forum on Wednesday, Dec. 8 to discuss a wide range of educational issues.

Area school officials will participate in the forum, including Griswold Superintendent of Schools Sean McKenna, Griswold Director of Teaching, Learning and Innovation Glenn LaBossiere, Preston Superintendent of Schools Roy Seitsinger, Stonington Superintendent of Schools Van Riley, and Stonington Assistant Superintendent of Schools Mary Anne Butler.

“We encourage

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State Rep. Greg Howard, Stonington Police Department Stuff-A-Cruiser

Posted on November 16, 2021

STONINGTON- State Representative Greg Howard (R-43) will be participating in the eighth annual Stonington Police Department Stuff-A-Cruiser with donations go toward Stonington Human Services and the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center.

The Stonington Police Department Stuff-A-Cruiser drive will be Saturday, December 11th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Stonington Police Department, 173 South Broad St., Pawcatuck.

People are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy or canned good to the drive.

In addition to a

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Howard Asks State to Amend ‘Screen & Stay’ Quarantine Policy

Posted on November 15, 2021

HARTFORD- Pleased the state has permitted municipalities to adopt the ‘Screen and Stay’ program for students that might be exposed to Covid in school, State Rep. Greg Howard (R-43) is voicing his displeasure to the updated guidance which advises that students identified as close contacts in the cafeteria should not participate in Screen and Stay.

Howard’s letter updated letter asks the Department of Public Health and the Department of Education extend the availability of Screen and Stay procedures

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