Post Tagged with: "Speaker Donovan"

Donovan, DeLuca And the Moral Obligations Of The General Assembly

Republican Senate Minority Leader John McKinney called upon Democratic Speaker of the House Chris Donovan to relinquish his position as Speaker following the arrest of his former finance chairman, Robert Braddock, for having concealed the identity of a donor, likely an FBI plant, who wanted to kill tax legislation on […]

by · June 11, 2012 · 0 comments · Connecticut News
Video Update: CT House Speaker Donovan's spin on minimum wage increase

Video Update: CT House Speaker Donovan's spin on minimum wage increase

In a press conference held at the capitol today, Democrat House Speaker and Fifth District Congressional candidate for his party’s nomination, told press, union representatives and supporters why he believed at this time it was important to raise the minimum wage.

by · February 1, 2012 · 0 comments · Business, Politics

LEGISLATIVE DEMOCRATS: UTILITIES MUST BE ACCOUNTABLE TO CONSUMERS

House Speaker Donovan, Senate President Williams Say Rebates, Standards, Penalties, Audit All Under Consideration in Wake of Storms   In the aftermath of the October Nor’easter and Tropical Storm Irene, House Speaker Christopher G. Donovan (D-Meriden), Senate President Pro Tem Donald E. Williams, Jr. (D-Brooklyn) and Energy and Technology Chairs […]

by · November 10, 2011 · 0 comments · Business

SPEAKER DONOVAN, MAJORITY LEADER SHARKEY: POWER RESTORATION FIRST, THEN LEGISLATION NEEDED TO ADDRESS UTILITY COMPANY RESPONSE

House Speaker Christopher G. Donovan (D-Meriden) this evening said "legislation is clearly needed to address the significant shortcomings of the utility companies’ response to both Tropical Storm Irene and last weekend’s snowstorm. Reliable electricity is a high priority for the state, and legislative proposals need to be developed following investigation […]

by · November 4, 2011 · 0 comments · U.S. News

SPEAKER DONOVAN WORKING GROUP TACKLES HEALTH CARE CHALLENGES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Lack of Quality, Affordable Coverage Cited as Obstacle to Job Growth Citing health care costs as "among the most daunting obstacles" for entrepreneurs trying to start or run a business, House Speaker Christopher G. Donovan (D-Meriden) today launched a working group to recommend changes to existing law and new legislation […]

by · October 11, 2011 · 0 comments · Business

SPEAKER’S TASK FORCE ON CHILDREN IN RECESSION LOOKS AT IMPACT OF FEDERAL BUDGET CUTS ON CHILDREN

Bruce Lesley, President of First Focus, Will Address Task Force at Meeting Sept. 15 House Speaker Christopher G. Donovan’s Task Force on Children in the Recession will focus on federal budget cuts and their impact on children at a meeting of the Task Force on Thursday, September 15 from 3-5 […]

by · September 14, 2011 · 0 comments · U.S. News

Speaker Donovan on Nelson Brown

"Former Speaker Nelson Brown was a true gentleman. He was always easy to work with, loved the State of Connecticut and its people, and worked hard to make this a better place. Our thoughts are with his family and friends today."

by · September 8, 2011 · 0 comments · U.S. News

HOUSE SPEAKER DONOVAN NAMES REPS. AYALA, WALKER SPECIAL ADVISORS TO HOUSE REDISTRICTING EFFORT

Will Advise Speaker, Rep. Nafis On Issues Affecting Latinos, African Americans House Speaker Christopher G. Donovan (D-Meriden) announced today that Representatives Andres Ayala (D-Bridgeport) and Toni Walker (D-New Haven) have agreed to serve as Special Advisors to the House Democratic redistricting effort. They will advise on issues affecting Latinos and […]

by · July 5, 2011 · 0 comments · U.S. News