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State Rep. Howard: New Low-Income Discount Rate for Electric Customers Apply by Nov. 1st

Posted on September 22, 2023


Beginning on December 1, 2023, a new electric bill discount will be available to you if you have a financial hardship status on your electric account. Based on your household income or receipt of a public assistance benefit, you may be eligible for a 10% or 50% discount on your electric bill per month. For example, if you have a $100 monthly bill, it would be $10 less if you receive a 10% discount or $50 less if you receive the 50% discount.

Your discount will depend on your annual household income

State Rep. Greg Howard Recognized by the Connecticut State Firefighters Association

Posted on September 19, 2023


On Saturday night, State Rep. Greg Howard (R-43) received legislative recognition from Connecticut State Firefighters Association for his advocacy during the 2023 session, especially his commitment to address staffing shortages and ways to avoid firefighter burnout.

The Connecticut State Firefighters Association is a non-profit organization that has more than 26,000 members (22,000 Volunteer Firefighters, 4400 Career Firefighters).

Rep. Howard said, “I want to thank all Connecticut firefighters

State Rep. Greg Howard: Lane Shifts/Ramp Closures I-95 Northbound in Groton, Stonington and North Stonington

Posted on September 13, 2023


The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing there will be temporary lane shifts and ramp closures along I-95 Northbound between Exits 91 and 92 during the Month of September.

Temporary lane shifts and ramp closures will be utilized to accommodate reconstruction of the right shoulder along I-95 Northbound between Exits 91 and 92 during the Month of September.  Message boards will be utilized when lane shifts and ramp closures approach.

DOT Project No. 0058-0340 is scheduled to be completed

State Rep. Greg Howard: Hearing Set on Health Insurance Increase Request

Posted on August 16, 2023


Friends and Neighbors,

An informational public meeting is being held later this month on 10 rate filings from 9 health insurers for 2024 plans both on and off Access Health CT, the state’s federal Affordable Care Act exchange. The public informational meeting will be held in a hybrid format, both in person at the Legislative Office Building, in Hartford, and online at CT-N.

The insurers are seeking an average hike of 12.4% on individual health plans next year and 14.8% on small group plans.

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Reps. Howard & Lanoue Meet with Ledyard Residents

Posted on July 19, 2023


LEDYARD- State Reps. Greg Howard (R-43) and Brian Lanoue (R-45) hosted a legislative town hall wrap-up for over a dozen Ledyard constituents this week at the Ledyard Public Library.

Both Reps. Howard and Lanoue discussed some of the major pieces of legislation passed this session, primarily the two-year state budget which effects every aspect of peoples’ lives in Connecticut from education funding to senior care.

As the Ranking House Republican on the Public Safety and Security committee and a member

Ledyard Lawmakers to host Legislative Wrap-up with Constituents

Posted on July 12, 2023


LEDYARD- State Reps. Greg Howard (R-43) and Brian Lanoue (R-45) will be hosting a legislative wrap-up for Ledyard constituents on Tuesday, July 18

The legislative coffee hour will be Tuesday, July 18 at 6:00pm-7:00pm at the Ledyard Public Library on 718 Colonel Ledyard Highway in Ledyard.

The legislative session ended on June 7, and the Ledyard State Representatives want to hear from their constituents on the issues, and any questions or concerns they might have about state government.

The non-partisan

Howard Supports Bipartisan Tax Relief for CT Families, Investment in Local Education

Posted on June 6, 2023


HARTFORD- State Rep. Greg Howard (R-43) hailed a massive $650 Million tax relief plan for working families and seniors in Connecticut while providing for a significant investment in local education for our children and the state’s not-for-profit organizations.

“This budget does two things that were critical for my support. State education dollars promised, remained, and on an upward trend. Also, the working families of my district received some of their hard-earned tax dollars back with a state income

Howard Voices Opposition to Anti-Law Enforcement Bill

Posted on June 2, 2023


HARTFORD- State Rep. Greg Howard (R-43) stood in strong opposition to a proposal that makes it harder for law enforcement officers and prosecutors to convict criminals and protect our safety.

The legislation, SB 1071 An Act Concerning Deceptive or Coercive Interrogation Tactics, looks to change the way confessions are treated in criminal proceedings. Under the bill, confessions are presumed to be INVOLUNTARY and INADMISSIBLE as evidence of guilt if it was made by someone during an interrogation while

Rep. Howard, House Republicans Unveil Biennial Budget Proposal

Posted on May 2, 2023


2024-2025 plan provides more tax relief than Governor and Democrats, invests in key areas including education and nonprofit social safety net providers

HARTFORD—State Rep. Greg Howard (R-43) along with his House Republican colleagues on Tuesday released a balanced budget proposal that provides a total tax relief of $1.16 billion, which would cut income taxes retroactively to January 1st for Connecticut residents while also making historic investments in education and providing more funding for nonprofit

State Rep. Howard: Statement in response to homeowner attacked in Rocky Hill car theft attempt

Posted on April 12, 2023


State Representative Greg Howard (R-43), Ranking Member of the Public Safety and Security Committee

WFSB story

“Another day, another attempted car theft, this time in Rocky Hill leading to a homeowner being beaten by four masked individuals in his driveway. The ‘smart crime’ policies of the Democrat party and Governor Lamont have every homeowner wondering if the criminals have been emboldened knowing there no consequences to their brazen illegal activity,” State Rep. Greg Howard, Ranking Member of

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