David Arconti
At the Capitol:
Legislative Office Building, Room 4000
Hartford, CT 06106-1591
(860) 240-8556 | 1-800-842-8267
David.Arconti@cga.ct.gov
In the District:
141 Great Plain Road
Danbury, CT 06811

Current News & Issues

July 28, 2015
REP. ARCONTI WELCOMES STATE FUNDS FOR RICHTER HOUSE
State Rep. David Arconti is pleased that the State Bond Commission prioritized a $1 million grant that will assist with the preservation of the historic Richter House in Richter Park. The funding will help with critical architectural preservation and to support the arts both locally and regionally. “I am delighted to see hard work pay off and am looking forward to get this project off the ground. Western Connecticut is becoming known as an arts destination throughout the region and Richter House will be a fine addition.” READ MORE
July 28, 2015
REP. DAVID ARCONTI TAPPED FOR A  KEY REGIONAL COMMITTEE
David Arconti, vice chair of the legislature’s Environment Committee has been appointed by Speaker of the House Sharkey,  to serve on The Council of State Governments/Eastern Regional Conference’s Energy and Environment Committee through 2016. “As a member of the CSG/ERC Energy & Environment Committee, I look forward to working with my regional colleagues on key policy initiatives focused on safeguarding the environment and promoting a sustainable and resilient energy infrastructure for Connecticut, as well as for the citizens in my district,” Rep. Arconti said. “Committee membership provides a unique networking opportunity for me to share ideas and insights with my counterparts from throughout the Northeast region and bring best practices and resources to my constituents.” READ MORE
July 13, 2015
REP. ARCONTI APPOINTED TO CSG/ERC ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE
Rep. David Arconti, vice chair of the legislature’s Environment Committee has been appointed by Speaker of the House Sharkey, to serve on the Council of State Governments/Eastern Regional Conference’s Energy and Environment Committee through 2016. The nonprofit, nonpartisan organization promotes successful state policy innovations, forges multi-jurisdictional problem solving, advocates for regional interest at the federal level, offers leadership training and technical assistance and forecasts policy trends that affect the Northeast region. READ MORE
March 16, 2015
REP. DAVID ARCONTI TALKS TOLLS, MARIJUANA AND CASINOS ON WFSB’S FACE THE STATE
State Rep. David Arconti appeared on WFSB Channel 3 Face the State Sunday morning show, with host Dennis House to talk about some of the legislature’s current issues including tolls, marijuana and casinos. For a full clip on Sunday’s show please click on the link below. WATCH NOW
March 13,, 2015
DANBURY TO HOST FREE, PUBLIC DENTAL CLINIC "MISSION OF MERCY"
Arconti & Godfrey announce CT Mission of Mercy free dental clinic’s return to WestConn March 20, 21 starting at 6:00 a.m. READ MORE
February 26, 2015
DANBURY STATE REPS ARCONTI AND GODFREY OPPOSE BORDER TOLLS
State Reps. David Arconti and Bob Godfrey opposed HB 6818 An Act Concerning The Establishment of Electronic Tolls at the State's Borders, in testimony presented to the legislature’s Transportation Committee. In submitted testimony, Rep. Arconti said the measure could be devastating for Danbury. “Our economy thrives on Danbury’s 1.3 million square foot mall and a robust downtown business district, which is patronized by neighboring towns and many out of state consumers. An added toll would turn many of these valued consumers elsewhere.” According to Arconti’s testimony, Danbury provides a large portion of revenue to Connecticut’s coffers through the sales tax, earning them a prominent spot within the top ten municipalities contributing the most to Connecticut’s economy through taxes. READ MORE
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