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Bob Duff

Standing Up For You!

Green Jobs Growing in Darien

It is always fulfilling to see legislation and policies that I championed result in new jobs and economic activity.

Last week, Senator Carlo Leone, local officials, Connecticut Green Bank representatives and I visited Jessica Bailey of Darien-based Greenworks Lending to discuss the Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program and the firm's role in economic development.

Senator duff at Greenworks Lending.

C-PACE is an innovative program that helps commercial, industrial and multi-family property owners access affordable, long-term financing for smart energy upgrades to their buildings while growing private-sector jobs.

Human Service Council Toy Drive

Thanks to Dave Kuban and Planet Pizza Norwalk for collecting toys for the Human Services Council toy drive. I was glad to drop off my donation and I hope you can do the same.

Senator duff at Planet Pizza.

The Human Services Council is asking for new, unopened toys, games, books, art supplies, children's clothing, or any other appropriate children's gifts (no food or candy please!).

Please drop off any donations to Planet Pizza of Norwalk between now and December 15th. Donations will be picked up by The Children's Bank to be delivered to families in need throughout Norwalk and surrounding towns.

CT Ranks #3 in Survey of Best Places to Live

The financial news and opinion website, 24/7 Wall St., recently published a report on the nation's best states to live in--and Connecticut came in at Number 3!

The study looked at a variety of issues that led to its state rankings. Connecticut did well in a number of areas, including; overall quality of life; level of education; good housing; health of the population; income levels and many other factors.