Tag Archives: Joan Hartley

Legislation aims to strengthen grandparent’s rights

HARTFORD — Legislation aimed at allowing grandparents more rights when “unfairly” denied visitation of their grandchildren has been proposed again this year. The proposed bill, LCO 4651 — An Act…

Breakfast serves up political talk

NAUGATUCK — Rail service and the state budget dominated the discussion Tuesday morning when local legislators joined members of the borough’s business community to talk politics over eggs and sausage….

Hartley named co-chair of manufacturing caucus

HARTFORD — State Sen. Joan Hartley, D-Waterbury, was recently named co-chair of the General Assembly’s bipartisan Manufacturing Caucus. The caucus identifies and recommends passage of legislation that promotes the manufacturing…

Legislators holding community forum

NAUGATUCK — Local legislators are holding a community forum next week to provide a legislative update to constituents. State representatives David Labriola, R-131, and Rosa Rebimbas, R-70, and state senators…

Hartley reigns in 15th District

WATERBURY — A Democratic incumbent who has logged over 30 years in state government easily crushed her Independent opponent, a UPS driver with no political experience, in the race for…

Incumbent facing Independent challenger

WATERBURY — A UPS driver who claims to have the pulse of the people is challenging a longtime legislator in a bid for the 15th District state Senate seat. Independent…

Opening up a line of communication

NAUGATUCK — State and local officials came together last week to open up a dialogue on a host of issues. “My vision is just to open up the lines of…

Discussing politics at breakfast

Legislators address borough business community NAUGATUCK — Legislators delivered a message to local business leaders Tuesday morning: become more involved in their government. State Sen. Joan Hartley, D-Waterbury, encouraged those…

Legislators announce office hours

NAUGATUCK — State senators Joan Hartley and Joe Crisco and state representatives Rosa Rebimbas and David Labriola will hold office hours this week. The office hours are Thursday from 6…

Legislators discuss power plant with citizens

NAUGATUCK — As opponents of the proposed Towantic Power Plant in Oxford voice their concerns locally, two state legislators said they are fighting the proposal in Hartford. State senators Joan…