Rep. Rebimbas Lauds Passage of Bill Extending the Foreclosure Mediation Program

Posted on May 21, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORDState Representative Rosa C. Rebimbas (R-Naugatuck) proudly voted in favor of H.B. 6996, An Act Extending the Foreclosure Mediation Program, which passed the House on May 20th with broad bipartisan support.

“While the rest of the nation has recovered from the Great Recession, our state has yet to be made whole,” Rep. Rebimbas said. “In the wake of the financial crisis, thousands of homeowners across Connecticut faced foreclosure on their primary residences. This program has enjoyed a 70%

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Rep. Rebimbas Joins Hillside Student for One-on-One Interview

Posted on May 21, 2019 by admin


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NAUGATUCK – State Rep. Rosa C. Rebimbas (R-Naugatuck) had the pleasure of speaking with Hillside Intermediate School student Marisa Marques on Friday, May 10th. Marisa was tasked with interviewing “Agents of Change” and also interviewed Hillside principal Johnna Hunt.

The interview covered the representative’s life in public service, her personal motivators and her political future. Specifically, Marisa asked Rep. Rebimbas about her position on tolls, to which she is opposed, legislation she has

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Rep. Rebimbas Presents Citation to Winner of Hillside Essay Contest

Posted on May 20, 2019 by admin


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State Rep. Rosa C. Rebimbas (R-Naugatuck) visited the talented students of Mrs. Singley’s sixth grade class at Hillside Intermediate School where she presented a legislative citation to Jada Hernandez in recognition of her first place finish in an essay contest. Jada wrote about Helen Keller, an author and political activist who was involved with the women’s suffrage movement. Jada’s essay focused on Keller’s literary talent, her success despite immense adversity, and her ties to Connecticut where

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Rep. Rebimbas Votes for Bill Cracking Down on the Sale of Fentanyl

Posted on May 17, 2019 by admin


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Supports Additional Legislation Giving Immunity to Good Samaritans who Provide Accessibility to AEDs and NARCAN

HARTFORDState Representative Rosa C. Rebimbas (R-Naugatuck) voted in favor of H.B. 5524, An Act Increasing the Penalties for the Sale of Fentanyl, a proposal initially introduced by Republicans. The bill subsequently became a Judiciary Committee bill where Rep. Rebimbas serves as Ranking Member. Following a joint favorable report from the committee, the proposal was called on the House

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Rep. Rebimbas Welcomes City Hill Students to the Capitol, Celebrates National Police Week

Posted on May 16, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD – State Representative Rosa C. Rebimbas (R-Naugatuck) welcomed City Hill Middle School students Luke Deitelbaum, Sahirah Rivera, Ciana Chirkout, Sean Davino, Amy Morrissey and Emily Fine, along with their teacher Katrina Spina, to the Capitol on Wednesday, May 15th. The students introduced H.B. 7007, An Act Prohibiting the Sale of Energy Drinks to Persons Under Sixteen Years of Age, which received a public hearing on February 7th. No action was taken on the legislation in the Committee on

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Rep. Rebimbas Discusses Bill Erasing Criminal Records and More with Max Reiss

Posted on May 10, 2019 by admin


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CT State Rep. Rosa Rebimbas (R-Naugatuck) joined NBC’s Max Reiss on “Face the Facts” to discuss a bill erasing criminal records by reducing the look back period as well as gun legislation and the state’s fiscal issues.

Click here for the full interview.

 

Rep. Rebimbas Sides with Small Business Owners, Non-Profits, Towns and Employees by Voting Against $15 Minimum Wage

Posted on May 9, 2019 by admin


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Bill Passes Along Near Party-Line Vote, Fate Rests with the Senate

HARTFORDState Representative Rosa C. Rebimbas (R-Naugatuck), Ranking Member of the Judiciary Committee, voted against H.B. 5004, An Act Increasing the Fair Minimum Wage. The bill was called on the House floor at approximately 10:00 p.m. on May 8th and was debated for just over 14 hours before going to a vote shortly after 12:00 p.m. the following day. The bill passed 85 to 59 without a single Republican vote.

“Today, the House

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State Capitol Rally Against Tolls – May 18

Posted on May 2, 2019 by admin


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Last month, the Democratic members of the Transportation Committee approved three toll-related proposals. These proposals would place electronic toll gantries throughout the state on major interstate highways and limited access roads making Connecticut one of the most heavily tolled states in the nation.

All Republican members opposed the bills because we think residents, commuters, and small businesses already pay enough taxes to the State of Connecticut.

The administration and the Democrat-controlled

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Rep. Rebimbas Says Erasing Criminal Records Will “Come Back to Haunt All of Us”

Posted on April 25, 2019 by admin


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Recently, Rep. Rebimbas spoke out against S.B. 691, An Act Concerning Erasure of Criminal Records, which was approved along a near party-line vote in the Judiciary Committee where Rep. Rebimbas serves as the Ranking Republican Member. Rep. Rebimbas said the bill leaves victims of previous crimes susceptible to repeat offenses by reducing the look back period. She also raised concerns about the difficulty in obtaining someone’s criminal record from state to state as well as those who have committed

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Opinion by Rep. Rosa Rebimbas

Posted on April 22, 2019 by admin


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The Increasing Cost of Living and Learning in Connecticut

To my constituents with kids in college or those preparing for that next step, I’m sure you have lost some sleep worrying about the financial end of this exciting time in your son or daughter’s education. Even for those planning to send their children to our state’s flagship public university, UConn, the reduced in-state tuition rate is no consolation (Over $120,000 over four years including tuition, housing, meal plans and mandatory fees).

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