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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
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
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 History of Veterans Day Nov. 11 was originally made a national holiday to mark the cessation of WWI fighting on armistice, the 11th hour on the 11 day of […]

Republican American Sunday Front Page Article on CT GOP with Comments from Ameriborn New’s Juliana Simone

Republican American Sunday Front Page Article on CT GOP with Comments from Ameriborn New’s Juliana Simone

Waterbury, CT – Long respected Connecticut newspaper “The Republican American” published an article in their Sunday edition today that featured comments from Litchfield County Republican Town Chairs. Among those featured was Ameriborn’s Juliana Simone.

CT SOTS Says Foley-Somers Has More Votes

CT SOTS Says Foley-Somers Has More Votes

According to the elections results posted by the Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill: Thomas C. Foley- Heather Somers has

by · November 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Connecticut News, News, Politics
The Importance of Voicing Concerns – A Wastewater Treatment Update

The Importance of Voicing Concerns – A Wastewater Treatment Update

A few weeks ago I wrote about a unique situation that sometimes happens in the legislature. A law was changed, and unforeseen repercussions ensued as a result. In the particular case I discussed, the legislature passed a bill to implement recommendations from the Department of Public Health (DPH). Everything in […]

Senator Fasano Elected Connecticut State Senate Minority Leader

Senator Witkos Named Senate Republican Leader Pro Tempore Hartford – Republican members of the State Senate today unanimously elected Senate Republican Leader Pro Tempore Len Fasano, R-North Haven, to serve as Senate Minority Leader.   Sen. Fasano will succeed Sen. John McKinney, R-Fairfield, who did not seek re-election.   “I […]

CCDL Election Comments

The Connecticut Citizens Defense League (The state’s largest grass roots gun rights group) comments on the Gubernatorial/Electoral outcome in Connecticut. Comments from CCDL President Scott Wilson: “While the overall campaign theme of this election has been centered around our State’s economy and financial woes, citizens that own firearms showed up […]