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…
Posted on May 30, 2019 by admin
During debate on legislation to expand voter access across Connecticut, State Representative Arthur O’Neill (R-69) proposed an amendment for legislation he initially introduced that would eliminate the state requirement for political parties to hold nominating conventions.
Unfortunately, the measure failed on a party-line vote of 86 to 59, and without the support of a single Democrat.
“I’m disappointed that my colleagues chose to put party loyalty ahead of sound state policy and opposed legislation…