Statement from State Rep. Greg Howard, Ranking House Republican on the Public Safety & Security Committee on the 2021 Report of CT Crimes Statistics

Posted on September 26, 2022


“They can continue to act like the 2020 Police Accountability bill doesn’t haunt the morale of officers, but I talk to officers every day and it continues to weigh heavy on their minds. The legislative democrats fostered a complete distrust of law enforcement across Connecticut and specifically in urban and high crime areas. It should come as no surprise that victims are fearful to report crime, especially crimes as sensitive as rapes.

In addition, the Commissioner failed to note that the significant

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Howard Votes for Low-Income Heating Assistance

Posted on August 30, 2022


Howard Votes for Low-Income Heating Assistance

Disappointed Plan Doesn’t Help More Families

STONINGTON- State Rep. Greg Howard (R-43) voted in favor of the new Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) allocation plan which anticipates $79 million in federal funds in the Appropriations Committee on Monday.

Although, Rep. Howard expressed strong disappointment that the final LIHEAP plan was $50 million less than from last year, representing a 40% cut to Connecticut working families. This

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Reps. Howard, France Host Successful Town Hall

Posted on July 27, 2022


Despite having to postpone for one week to accommodate an important town meeting, State Representatives Mike France (R-42) and Greg Howard R-(43) Monday night hosted a successful Town Hall event, meeting with 10 concerned citizens.

Starting at 6 p.m. and held in the Ledyard Town Hall Annex building, Reps. France and Howard provided a brief, general overview of the past legislative session and specifics related to the legislative committees each serves on.  Following their introductions, the two lawmakers

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NEW DATE: Reps. France, Howard to Host Joint Town Hall in Ledyard

Posted on July 11, 2022


HARTFORD – Residents of the 42nd and 43rd districts looking for information about the recently-ended legislative session, or with questions about their state government, will have a chance to meet with their state representatives during a joint town hall event in Ledyard on Monday, July 25th.

State Representatives Mike France (R-42), and Greg Howard R-(43) are hosting residents from their districts at the Ledyard Town Hall Annex on Monday, July 25th from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. The Town Hall Annex is located

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Rep. Howard Scores 100% with CT Business Organization

Posted on July 8, 2022


(HARTFORD) — The state’s leading business advocacy group, Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA), has officially released its data illustrating how members of the CT State House of Representatives voted in 2022. According to the association, Representative Greg Howard (R-43) earned a 100% voting score based on his steadfast support of several new pro-business laws.

Rep. Howard said, “Connecticut is becoming increasingly unaffordable and the small businesses that represent the heartbeat

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Rep. Howard: Safety Improvement Project on Route 2A in Montville and I-95 in Stonington/North Stonington 

Posted on June 9, 2022


Safety Improvement Project on Route 2A in Montville and I-95 in Stonington/North Stonington 

The project consists of installing rumble strips on Route 2A in Montville and I-95 Northbound in Stonington/ North Stonington.  This project is scheduled to be performed on Sunday evening, June 19, 2022, to Friday morning, June 24, 2022. 

LANE CLOSURE INFO:

Motorists can expect lane closures to occur on Route 2A in Montville between the junction of I-395 to

Route 12 and I-95 northbound between Exit 91 in Stonington

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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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