Bill to Expedite Essential Services to Victims of Domestic Violence Moves Forward

Posted on March 26, 2021


HARTFORD A House Republican initiative co-sponsored by State Representative Donna Veach (R-30) to provide immediate services to victims of domestic violence has received a favorable report from members Human Services Committee.

The bill, HB-6520, An Act Concerning the Provision of Temporary State Services to Victims of Domestic Violence, would accelerate essential services to victims of domestic violence by providing an immediate 90 days of temporary relief benefits for programs like Supplemental

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Rep. Veach Supports Bill to Provide Legislative Oversight of Relief Funds

Posted on March 17, 2021


HARTFORD – State Representative Donna Veach (R-30) has co-sponsored a bill proposal that would provide legislative oversight into any relief funds provided by the federal government through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

Per HB-6555, An Act Concerning Legislative Oversight and Approval of COVID-19 Relief Funds, the governor shall provide his recommended allocations as part of this plan to the General Assembly for their approval and/or modifications prior to their dispersal. Additionally, these

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Rep. Veach Supports Measure to Expedite Essential Services to Victims of Domestic Violence

Posted on March 5, 2021


HARTFORD – State Representative Donna Veach (R-30) has co-sponsored an initiative to accelerate the ability of victims of domestic violence to receive state assistance by excluding the abuser’s income from the eligibility requirements necessary to receive them.

The proposal, HB-6520, An Act Concerning the Provision of Temporary State Services to Victims of Domestic Violence, would provide 90 days of temporary benefits for programs like SNAP and Care-4-Kids to victims of domestic violence regardless

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Rep. Veach Co-Sponsors Bill to Address Juvenile Car Thefts

Posted on February 8, 2021


HARTFORD In an effort to increase public safety, State Representative Donna Veach (R-30) has co-sponsored a bill to address the uptick in juvenile car thefts across the state.

“The dramatic increase in car burglaries and auto theft in our state is out of hand,” Rep. Veach said. “Over the years, legislative policies have diminished criminal behavior and put our law-abiding citizens and law enforcement officers at risk. When you have a lax criminal justice system that allows repeat offenders to continue

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State Reps Veach, Carpino, and Carney to Host Business Forum

Posted on February 6, 2021


HARTFORD – On Tuesday, February 9th from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Bi-partisan Women’s Legislative Caucus Members State Representatives Donna Veach (R-30) and Christie Carpino with Devin Carney (R-23) will be hosting an informational webinar to discuss resources available to women and minority owned businesses.

The webinar will feature Fran Pastore, CEO of the Connecticut Women’s Business Development Council and is expected to cover the WBDC’s Equity Match Grant Program.

The Equity Match Grant Program

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Rep. Veach Responds to Governor Extending Emergency Powers to April 20th

Posted on January 26, 2021


HARTFORD – State Representative Donna Veach (R-30) responds to Governor Lamont extending his emergency powers for another three months.

“Continuing to extend the governor’s executive authority without legislative input is extremely dismissive to the thousands of residents whose voices have been ignored for far too long,” Rep. Veach said. “On one hand, the legislature is unable to meet in any capacity to openly discuss the authority of the governor, yet our colleagues on the other side of the aisle

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Capitol Update – Thursday, January 14

Posted on January 14, 2021


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Wednesday, I had the pleasure of being sworn in for my first-term as your state representative.

I am extremely honored to have the opportunity to represent the residents of Berlin and Southington over the next two years and I’m hoping to bring a fresh perspective and new voice to issues important to our state and local communities. One of my priorities this session will be to address the drastic increase in car burglaries and thefts happening not only in our towns but

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State Rep. Veach Sworn In For First Term

Posted on January 6, 2021


HARTFORD – State Representatives Donna Veach (R-30) was sworn into office Wednesday morning, beginning her first term as state representative of the 30th District, representing the towns of Berlin and Southington.

“I am extremely honored to have the opportunity to represent the residents of Berlin and Southington over the next two years and I’m hoping to bring a fresh perspective and new voice to issues important to our state and local communities,” Rep. Veach said. “One of my top priorities this

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Sign up for my Newsletter

Posted on January 6, 2021


I would like to encourage anyone who is interested in staying up to date with news and information from my office, to please visit repveach.com and sign up to receive my electronic newsletter.

Here are a few examples as to the types of items being sent:

*** Legislative meeting information

*** Session items (committee info, public hearings)

*** Capitol happenings (bills being brought to the House floor for a vote)

*** Various district collections/events for local groups

*** DOT alerts for roadwork

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About Donna

Posted on January 4, 2021


Donna was born and raised in New Britain, Connecticut and moved to Berlin 30 years ago with her husband Jeff, a Berlin Police Officer. Here they raised three strong and confident daughters. Two are nurses and the third will graduate with a nursing degree this year.

She comes from a conservative family and has always believed in and supported conservative values. Her faith has always been an important part of her family and has served as a Eucharistic Minister at St. Paul’s church in Berlin for 10

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