Legislators Send Letter to DEEP Regarding Draft Notice for Zero Carbon Energy

Posted on July 20, 2018 by admin


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HARTFORD – Led by State Representative Kathleen McCarty (R-Waterford), lawmakers from all over Southeastern Connecticut joined together last week in an opinion-editorial to urge the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) to amend its draft RFP (Request for Proposals) that essentially excludes Millstone from participating in a competitive auction for zero carbon electricity until 2023. The legislators reminded DEEP of their responsibility to comply with a law passed last

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Rep. Srinivasan to Hold Office Hours

Posted on June 19, 2018 by admin


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GLASTOBURY – State Representative Prasad Srinivasan (R-Glastonbury) will be holding office hours at the Welles Turner Memorial Library on July 18th to meet with constituents and discuss the major issues that came out of the 2018 Legislative Session, including the state budget.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Welles Turner Memorial Library, 2407 Main Street, Glastonbury

This event is free of charge and open to the public. A sign-in sheet for 15 minute, one-on-one

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Rep. Srinivasan on Improving Management of Life-Threatening Allergies in School System

Posted on May 7, 2018 by admin


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HARTFORD – As a well-established allergist in Glastonbury, and Ranking Member of the Legislature’s Public Health Committee, State Representative Prasad Srinivasan (R-31) stood today in the House Chamber to offer his support for a bill that would improve school policies on managing life-threatening food allergies.

House Bill 5452 requires the following of all local and regional boards of education:

  • Allow students with life-threatening food allergies to participate in all course curriculum and any

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Rep. Srinivasan Urges the Importance of Keeping Electoral College In Presidential Election Process

Posted on May 1, 2018 by admin


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HARTFORD – As a republic nation, the United States has a very unique system by which we elect a president. It is modeled after our constitution and form of government. Majority party legislators in Connecticut, however, want to change this process. Last week they pushed a bill, H.B. 5421, through the House of Representatives with a vote of 77-73 to adopt an interstate compact to elect a U.S. President solely by a national popular vote. State Representative Prasad Srinivasan (R-Glastonbury) opposed

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Rep. Srinivasan Rejects New Judicial Nominations Because of Current Fiscal Crisis

Posted on April 30, 2018 by admin


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HARTFORD – Nominations to appoint new judges to the Connecticut Superior Court were called today on the House Floor. State Representative Prasad Srinivasan (R-Glastonbury) voted against all the nominations.

“I have had the privilege, as a member of the Judiciary Committee, of hearing from each of these judges directly during public hearings over the past week,” said Rep. Srinivasan. “Each judge has great qualifications for a position in the Superior Court, but given Connecticut’s ongoing budget crisis,

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Rep. Srinivasan Votes for Options, Instead of Mandates

Posted on April 27, 2018 by admin


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HARTFORD – The Connecticut House of Representatives was alive in debate until 1:00 a.m. on Thursday morning. During this time Legislators voted on two very important pieces of legislation, including House Bill 5210, which mandates expanded insurance coverage for women, children and adolescents.  State Representative Prasad Srinivasan (R-Glastonbury) supported a Republican-proposed amendment to this bill, but ultimately voted against the legislation when the amendment was rejected 57-90.

This bill

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Rep. Srinivasan Votes Against Granting Financial Aid to Illegal Immigrant Students

Posted on April 26, 2018 by admin


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HARTFORD – The House of Representatives today approved a bill, amended by the Senate, which grants financial aid to illegal immigrant students. State Representative Prasad Srinivasan (R-Glastonbury), however, voted in opposition to the legislation.

This bill allows illegal immigrant students financial aid to attend a state public higher education institution (i.e., UConn and the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities), raises the age by which such students must have arrived in the United States

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Rep. Srinivasan Votes Against the Nomination of Andrew McDonald for Supreme Court Chief Justice

Posted on March 12, 2018 by admin


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HARTFORDState Representative Prasad Srinivasan (R-Glastonbury) today expressed opposition to the nomination of Associate Justice Andrew J. McDonald to be Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court. First appointed to the Supreme Court on January 13, 2013, Justice McDonald was recently nominated by Governor Malloy to succeed Chief Justice Chase T. Rogers.

Prior to his being appointed to the Supreme Court, Justice McDonald was Governor Malloy’s chief legal counsel (January 2011 to January 2013),

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Rep. Srinivasan to Hold Office Hours

Posted on January 10, 2018 by admin


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GLASTOBURY – State Representative Prasad Srinivasan (R-Glastonbury) will be holding office hours at the Welles Turner Memorial Library at the end of the month to update constituents on the status of the state budget and discuss priorities for the 2018 session.

WHEN: Tuesday, January 30, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Welles Turner Memorial Library, 2407 Main Street, Glastonbury

This event is free of charge and open to the public. A sign-in sheet for 15 minute, one-on-one meetings with Rep.

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Srinivasan Votes to Reverse Cuts to Medicare Program

Posted on January 9, 2018 by admin


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HARTFORDState Representative Prasad Srinivasan (R-Glastonbury) on Monday voted on a plan that would provide funding for the Medicare Savings Program (MSP) through the end of the fiscal year.

MSP is a Medicaid program that helps seniors and the disabled pay for Medicare co-insurance, deductibles and premiums. Connecticut was one of five states whose income eligibility limits exceeded the federal minimum level. Legislators in adopting the budget in October reduced the eligibility to the federal

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