“Our men and women in uniform know more than anyone the true price of democracy. Ensuring their votes are counted at election time is of the utmost importance, and with the assistance of modern technology, we have the ability to ensure that they are.” Senator Carlo Leone.
A bipartisan group of legislators came together to grant approval of legislation for the labeling of genetically modified foods to inform consumers of what they are eating. The landmark initiative was signed by Governor Malloy in late June and will serve as a national model for the labeling of GMO food products.
We’re on our way to saving municipailties money while cleaning up our communities. We’ve passed a bill to create a recycling and disposal program for discarded sleeping mattresses. There will be incentives for recycling and more opportunities for legal disposal.
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December 18, 2013 —Senator Maynard toured Duncklee Cooling & Heating in Stonington to learn how the local contractor has reduced its energy cost through the installation of a solar panel power system.
December 17, 2013 —Senator Meyer helps to present the Connecticut Veterans Wartime Service Medal to over a hundred veterans who served in the armed forces during wars ranging from World War II to the Vietnam War and the modern conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq.
December 11, 2013 —Senator Gerratana toured Biopellet in Berlin to see how the company’s participation in Connecticut’s Small Business Express Program has helped them to increase production and create new jobs.
December 9, 2013 —Senator Williams hosted his second 29th District Senior Fair in Mansfield and welcomed area seniors to learn about some of the many state and federal services available to them.