Catherine Abercrombie
At the Capitol:
Legislative Office Building, Room 2704
Hartford, CT 06106-1591
(860) 240-8500 | 1-800-842-1902
Catherine.Abercrombie@cga.ct.gov
In the District:
64 Parker Avenue
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 634-8770

Current News & Issues

June 27, 2014
REP. ABERCROMBIE RECOGNIZED FOR HER LEGISLATIVE WORK
Rep. Cathy Abercrombie was recognized for her legislative work on behalf of PA 14-172, An Act Improving Employment Opportunities through Education and Ensuring Safe School Climates. She said she was honored to receive from Lt. Governor Wyman a signed copy of this important initiative and thanked those who worked with her to make it happen. READ MORE

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June 23, 2014
REP. ABERCROMBIE RECOGNIZED BY CONNECTICUT CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER PARTNERS
Rep. Cathy Abercrombie accepting the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Partners in Caring Award, which reads, “With deep appreciation for your commitment to our mission”, that was presented to a legislator for the first time. On her left is Marty Gavin, President and CEO at CCMC and on her right is Bob Shanfield receiving the Landmark Partners Award.

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April 17, 2014
REP. CATHY ABERCROMBIE WELCOMES FUNDS
THAT WILL HELP SOME OF MERIDEN'S BLIGHTED PARCELS

Rep. Cathy Abercrombie praised a $200,000 grant that will assess three brownfield sites for proposed mixed-use, including a transit-oriented development project that includes the rehabilitation of public housing. Governor Malloy announced that the CT Dept. of Economic and Community Development (DECD) awarded $3,821 to 21 communities to advance the development of brownfield sites throughout the state. READ MORE

April 7, 2014
REP. ABERCROMBIE HOSTS THE ANNUAL AUTISM AWARENESS DAY AT THE STATE CAPITOL
Rep. Abercrombie, a strong supporter of families and individuals dealing with autism spectrum disorders, hosted the 9th Annual Autism Awareness Day at the State Capitol along with state leaders, advocates, friends and colleagues. "This is without a doubt, my favorite day of the year," Rep. Abercrombie said. "We have been holding this event at the State Capitol since 2005 and we simply love it. As more families are impacted with new cases on a daily basis, we must continue our support and commitment to spreading the word on behalf of our loved ones." READ MORE

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March 11, 2014
REP. CATHY ABERCROMBIE RECEIVES PUBLIC POLICY AWARD
BY THE BRAIN INJURY ALLIANCE OF CONNECTICUT

This honor is awarded to an individual or organization for supporting legislation/public policy that promotes the prevention or treatment of brain injury or increases the quality of life for persons who have sustained a brain injury. READ MORE

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December 10, 2013
REP. CATHY ABERCROMBIE WELCOMES AUTISM GUIDELINES REPORT
Rep. Cathy Abercrombie, House Chair of the Human Services Committee and a staunch supporter of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) efforts, welcomed a group of guests to the State Capitol as they released The Connecticut Guidelines for a Clinical Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder report that will provide a comprehensive outline to professionals and diagnosticians across the state who evaluate individuals for the identification and diagnosis of ASD. READ MORE

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