Proudly Serving Durham and Madison


Candelora, Kokoruda Statement Regarding the Importance of Corporate Transparency during the 2019 Legislation Session

Posted on June 19, 2019 by admin


Facebooktwittergoogle_plusmail

House Republican Deputy Leader Vincent Candelora (R-86) and Deputy Republican Leader At-Large Noreen Kokoruda (R-101) released the following statement regarding the 2019 legislative session and events that transpired in the House of Representatives.

“Many changes came to Connecticut as a result of a new administration and newly-elected legislature.  A new progressive caucus of approximately 45 legislators emerged hailing reforms, such as an increase to minimum wage, paid family medical leave, free

Read More

Rep. Kokoruda Comments on Paid Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Posted on June 4, 2019 by admin


Facebooktwittergoogle_plusmail

There were two proposals put before the legislature this session that pertained to Paid Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The option that I supported was not a mandated payroll tax and did not require additional state employees. I believe that Paid FMLA is a worthy program, but I also believe that it should be a private choice and not a mandate instated by government.

Over the course of my nine years serving as a legislator, I have introduced at least four bills that proposed Paid FMLA programs

Read More

Rep. Kokoruda Recognizes Top Memorial Day Essay Finalist

Posted on May 30, 2019 by admin


Facebooktwittergoogle_plusmail

On Monday, May 27, 2019 during Madison’s Memorial Day parade and ceremony, State Representative Noreen Kokoruda recognized Lillian Miller as the Memorial Day top essay finalist. To reflect on the importance of Memorial Day  and the brave men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice to ensure our freedom, middle school students from Brown Middle School, Our Lady of Mercy School, and Country School in Madison were asked to submit essays on the topic: ‘Why Is It Important That We Recognize Gold Star

Read More