Arts Endowment Fund Grants Awarded Locally

Posted on March 16, 2023

Hartford–The Connecticut Office of the Arts recently awarded Connecticut Arts Endowment Fund (CAEF) grants totaling $864,233 to 165 organizations across the state.

CAEF grants provide general operating support that organizations may use toward programming, administrative or operational costs, capital projects, equipment, or to build their own endowments.

Locally, The Palace Theater Group, Inc. in Waterbury was awarded $4,121 and Waterbury Ballet Company (Brass City Ballet) in Middlebury was awarded

Hearing Scheduled on Proposed Public Safety Bill

Posted on March 10, 2023

Hartford – One of the House Republican bills to make our communities safer will receive a public hearing Monday.

Our bill (H.B. 6878) would restore a police officer’s ability to perform a consent search of a motor vehicle, an important tool to keep drugs and illegal weapons off our streets. It also seeks to ensure that people on the sex offender registry have registered his/her actual residential address. The legislation would also allow law enforcement to pursue vehicles operated by persons suspected

Rep. Pizzuto Participates in Read Across America Week in Waterbury

Posted on March 4, 2023

Waterbury- Rep. Bill Pizzuto was invited to a Waterbury school as a guest reader as part of Read Across America Week celebrations. He visited Tinker Elementary School and shared the story “Silly Sally” with the students.

“I had such a fun time visiting with Tinker Teacher of the Year Mrs. Brown & her class. Thank you for inviting me as a guest reader,” said Pizzuto.

The National Education Association launched Read Across America in 1998 as a year-round program to celebrate reading. Dr. Seuss’ birthday