Articles by: Juliana Simone

The Yankee Institute for Public Policy’s 30th Anniversary Gala

The Yankee Institute for Public Policy’s 30th Anniversary Gala

  Written by Juliana Simone   Stamford, CT – Thursday evening brought out supporters of The Yankee Institute for Public Policy, the respected think tank celebrating its thirtieth year anniversary gala reception at the Stamford Sheraton.  Chairman of the Board Rob Simmons, President Carol Platt Liebau and The Yankee Institute […]

Winsted’s Art Melycher Named Veteran of the Month by Sen. Witkos

Winsted’s Art Melycher Named Veteran of the Month by Sen. Witkos

Winsted American Legion Volunteer Named December Veteran of the Month photo by Juliana Simone Winsted, CT – State Senator Kevin Witkos (R-8) named Arthur W. Melycher the December 2014 Veteran of the Month. Chief Petty Officer Melycher, a Winsted resident, is being recognized for his 22 year military career and […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Connecticut News, Politics
Today is Small Business Saturday – State Senator Witkos

Today is Small Business Saturday – State Senator Witkos

It’s a day to celebrate the “Shop Small” movement and support local merchants across the country. In 2010, American Express founded Small Business Saturday to help businesses grow their customer base. The day encourages people to shop at small businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving and Black Friday. The single day […]

by · November 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Connecticut News
Happy Thanksgiving! – State Senator Boucher on American History and Charity

Happy Thanksgiving! – State Senator Boucher on American History and Charity

  This Thanksgiving Day, I am reminded of the great generosity of the American people. Every year, Americans donate more than $300 billion to charity and dedicate an estimated 8 billion hours to volunteer work. These figures explain why American philanthropy is recognized and admired the world over. Alexis de […]

by · November 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Connecticut News, U.S. News
VIDEO ICYMI: Santorum Calls for Immigration Policy that Puts American Workers First

VIDEO ICYMI: Santorum Calls for Immigration Policy that Puts American Workers First

  Santorum: “Immigration policy should first and foremost care about Americans”   VERONA, PA – In case you missed it, former presidential candidate, former U.S. Senator, and Chairman of Patriot Voices Rick Santorum appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union” Sundaywhere he discussed President Obama’s executive action providing amnesty to […]

by · November 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Politics, U.S. News
Huckabee Responds to Pres. Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration

Huckabee Responds to Pres. Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration

    Little Rock, Ark., – Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s executive action on immigration: “I just returned from a trip to England where I was reminded of why Americans fled the tyranny of King George, now Americans are subjected to […]

OPM: REPORT SHOWS STATE MAKING PROGRESS IN ADDRESSING FISCAL ISSUES; MORE WORK TO DO

Gains Made in Restoring Fiscal Responsibility; Review to Limit Unnecessary Spending Initiated (HARTFORD, CT) – The Office of Policy and Management today released the annual Fiscal Accountability Report. The report describes factors affecting Connecticut’s budget this year through 2018.   The report indicates that a $99.5 million deficit would be […]

by · November 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Connecticut News
CL&P 25% Proposed Rate Hike – Ways to Lower Your Electric Bill – Boucher

CL&P 25% Proposed Rate Hike – Ways to Lower Your Electric Bill – Boucher

Many of you have joined me in speaking out against the proposed 25% hike by CL & P on electricity rates. Thank you for doing so. Now, as we wait for Public Utility Regulatory Agency officials (PURA) to decide whether those rates will rise, I want to make you aware […]

by · November 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Connecticut News, News, Politics
Huckabee Leads Tour Highlighting Powerful Leaders in  Krakow, London and Southern California

Huckabee Leads Tour Highlighting Powerful Leaders in Krakow, London and Southern California

  Ten-day trip showcases Pope John Paul II, Margaret Thatcher, and Ronald Reagan   Litte Rock, Ark. – Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee departs today on a ten-day overseas trip to Krakow, London, and Southern California to tell the story of three remarkable leaders – Pope John Paul II, Margaret Thatcher, and […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Politics, U.S. News
Honoring Veteran’s Day

Honoring Veteran’s Day

Please remember our veterans this Veteran’s Day, Tuesday, November 11. Their duty and sacrifice to our country should never be forgotten. History of Veterans Day Nov. 11 was originally made a national holiday to mark the cessation of WWI fighting on armistice, the 11th hour on the 11 day of […]