News Clips

  • Update: No DCC Meeting In February

    February 20, 2017

    Due to some scheduling and logistical conflicts, and because we have a limited agenda, there will be NO DCC MEETING this month.  

     

    The next meeting will be on March 29th. Time TBD. 

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  • Himes Comment on 9th Circuit Ruling on Immigration Ban

    February 13, 2017

    WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement after the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the stay on President Trump’s immigration ban:

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  • Mayor David Martin announces re-election bid

    February 13, 2017

    Mayor David Martin on Friday announced his bid for re-election at UCONN-Stamford in front of more than 150 supporters.

    “I’m looking forward to serving a second term and making Stamford — star of the state — shine even brighter,” Martin told the crowd.

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  • Terry Adams promoted to caucus leadership

    January 19, 2017

    Representative Terry B. Adams was promoted Friday by Speaker Joe Aresimowicz to assistant majority leader of the House Democratic Caucus. Rep. Adams will serve under Majority Leader Matthew D. Ritter. Adams was also appointed to the legislature’s Human Services, Public Safety and Banks committees. He will serve as vice chairman of Human Services. “I am very honored to be chosen for these additional leadership responsibilities as we face challenging times over the next two years,” he said.

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  • Rep. Simmons to Chair Commerce Committee

    January 19, 2017

    With an eye on boosting the state’s economy and improving its business climate State Representative Caroline Simmons (D–Stamford) has been appointed House Chair of the Commerce Committee. “I want to thank House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz for this honor,” Rep. Simmons said.

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  • Spurring Job Growth Is Major Priority in CT

    January 19, 2017

    ​For local legislators, it’s all about jobs. Some seven years after the end of the state’s recession, Connecticut has yet to recover all the positions it lost during the economic crisis. To finally achieve sustained growth, southwestern Connecticut legislators in their return to Hartford last week said creating confidence in state government is vital. “I think we’re on a positive trajectory,” said state Rep. William Tong, D-147, who is co-chairman of the state’s Commission on Economic Competitiveness. “But I’d like to try to speed up our job growth.

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  • Congrats to Terry Adams on his primary win!

    August 16, 2016

    Congrats to Terry Adams on his primary win in the 146th district. On to November and a 2nd term in the Connecticut House Democrats. 

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  • State bond money will go to Two Stamford community centers

    July 08, 2016

    From "State Bond Money Will Go to Two Stamford Community Centers":

    A new teen center at the Boys & Girls Club and improvements at the Yerwood Center are among projects that will be funded by nearly $6 million in state bonds that legislators expect to be approved next week.

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  • Governor Malloy Receives 2016 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award

    April 04, 2016

    From "JFK’s Grandson: We Need Courage on the Refugee Crisis":

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy, who welcomed a family of Syrian refugees into his state after another had turned them away, is the recipient of the 2016 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage award.

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