Category: Politics

Rep. Rojas Hails Committee Approval of Fair Housing, Zoning Bills

HARTFORD, CT – State Representative Jason Rojas (D – East Hartford, Manchester) is applauding the legislature’s Planning & Development Committee’s approval of legislative proposals that will update, re-organize and clarify Connecticut’s zoning enabling statutes. Committee members voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to move the proposals to the next step of the legislative process. Connecticut’s zoning statutes empower…

Murphy Applauds Inclusion of Rail Funding in American Jobs Plan

HARTFORD, CT – U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, on Wednesday applauded the inclusion of rail funding in the American Jobs Plan as laid out by the Biden administration this morning: “The rail funding proposed in President Biden’s American…

BridgeportMayor Ganim, Leadership of U.S. Conference of Mayors Join Video Conference with President- Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Bridgeport Mayor Ganim is among the leadership of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, consisting of approximately 60 bi-partisan mayors from across the country, that were joined on a call today with President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris. Today’s video conference hosted by President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris was a focused discussion…

Fox Reappointed Government Administration and Elections Chair

Speaker-designate Ritter, Maj. Leader Rojas laud legislators’ ability to work across aisle Connecticut House Speaker-designate Matt Ritter and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas today announced that State Representative Dan Fox (D-Stamford) has been reappointed Government Administration and Elections Chair. “Dan was the thrust behind a bill that allowed voting by absentee ballot for all Connecticut…