Southbury, Bridgewater, Roxbury, and Washington

Study of Energy Demand Fees for Houses of Worship Passes Senate

Posted on June 11, 2019 by admin


During the final hours of the legislative session last week, and following the lead of the House of Representatives, the State Senate passed legislation proposed by State Representative Arthur O’Neill (R-69) to require the state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) to study creating new energy rate classes for certain properties with tax exempt status.

The study is based on a proposal originally introduced and championed by Rep. O’Neill to exempt houses of worship from energy demand fees.

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Rep. O’Neill Comments on the State Budget

Posted on June 4, 2019 by admin


Rep. O’Neill provides his insight to the Democrat budget presented today.

Rep. O’Neill Supports Safe School Climate Bill

Posted on May 31, 2019 by admin


Concerned about an increase in bullying in our schools, State Rep. Arthur O’Neill (R-69) this week supported bi-partisan legislation to strengthen state anti-bullying law to include non-peer-to-peer interactions, and to expand the reporting requirements of school volunteers.

The legislation, HB-7215 – An Act Concerning Safe School Climate Policies – establishes an eight-member Social and Emotional Learning and School Climate Advisory Collaborative tasked with monitoring school climate improvement

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