Angel Arce
At the Capitol:
Legislative Office Building, Room 4000
Hartford, CT 06106-1591
(860) 240-8585 | 1-800-842-8267
Angel.Arce@cga.ct.gov
In the District:
248 Franklin Ave
Hartford, CT 06114

Current News & Issues

January 27, 2016
LOCAL SCHOOLS GET BONDING GRANTS
I am happy the State Bond Commission  approved funding for various local schools in my district for security, HVAC and equipment, technology upgrades, building code upgrades and construction and classroom renovations at their January 29 meeting. The Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts High School will receive $587,740 for their improvements, the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Middle School $500,000 and Two Rivers High School will be getting $2,805,774. I thank Governor Malloy for keeping education on the state’s priority list. Improving our schools and providing safe environments for our children is a valuable and wise investment.
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January 27, 2016
COLT PARK TO GET BONDING FUNDS
The State Bond Commission is allocating $450,000 in funds to Hartford’s Colt Park for the first phase of renovations and improvements to the athletic fields and other related improvements. I have been working persistently to secure state funds to restore the beauty of Colt Park. This park is one of our local gems and we must continue to work together to bring it back to its prime. READ MORE
January 11, 2015
4TH ANNUAL ROBERTO CLEMENTE COMMEMORATION
I was proud and honored to celebrate the 4th Annual Roberto Clemente Life Commemoration Event at the Sports Medical Science Academy on December 31.
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November 19, 2015
ARCE WELCOMES BOXING CHAMP TO HARTFORD
As a boxing aficionado, I am honored to have shared the M.D. Foxx Elementary School stage with WBC Champion, Danny “Swift” Garcia and his twin sisters for an anti-bullying chat with the students. Danny and his sisters are on a mission to motivate young children to pursue their goals and overcome obstacles. I presented them State Citations for their commitment to helping students succeed. The Puerto Rican champ grew up in Philadelphia and travels to schools with his message.
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October 5, 2015
REP. ARCE GIVEN MEDICAL AWARD
State Rep. Angel Arce has been presented with the 2015 Legislative Recognition Award by the Connecticut State Medical Society (CSMS). He was given the award for his efforts on behalf of physicians, in particular for his support during the 2015 Legislative Session as CSMS worked to stop attempts to pass legislation that would have been detrimental to the medical liability climate in the state. READ MORE
June 10, 2015
HARTFORD RESIDENTS WILL SEE HUGE CAR TAX SAVINGS
Hartford residents can expect to save hundreds of dollars in the coming years because of a new state law which will implement a statewide mill rate cap of 32 mills in 2016, and 29.36 mills in 2017. This same law will also ensure that the City of Hartford does not lose any revenue due to the change in the amount of car taxes collected by pledging 0.50% of the annual State sales tax to the towns in our State. READ MORE
March 25, 2015
REP. ARCE ANNOUNCES HARTFORD’S GUN BUY BACK EVENT
Rep. Arce is hosting a Hartford Gun Buy Back event in his district Saturday. The program is a collaboration of the Hartford Police Department, the Village for Children and Families and various community organizations. “I am proud to join this group and support their efforts for a safer Hartford,” said Rep. Arce. “This program has proven extremely successful in the past and I am looking forward to another great event in my district.” READ MORE
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