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

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
January 30, 2015
REP. DAVID ARCONTI APPLAUDS BOND GRANT FOR FUELCELL ENERGY
David Arconti is pleased that a $10 million loan was approved for FuelCell Energy, Inc., by the State Bond Commission, that will help the company expand its operations in Danbury and Torrington. “I am happy that this funding has been approved for this local company,” Rep. Arconti said. “Investing in local businesses is always a wise decision that helps us strengthen the foundation of our economy and at the same time provide area jobs.” READ MORE
January 6, 2015
DAVID ARCONTI RISES TO LEADERSHIP ROLE IN THE LEGISLATURE
Rep. David Arconti will serve as House Vice Chair of the Environment Committee and as Assistant Majority Leader, and has been tapped to serve on four legislative committees during the upcoming 2015 Legislative Session. READ MORE
December 10, 2014
DEEP GRANT FOR DANBURY AWARDED TO THE CANDLEWOOD LAKE AUTHORITY
Rep. Arconti is pleased that a $50,000 grant has been approved by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEEP) to help The Candlewood Lake Authority with an initiative to combat invasive species as well as help them with important work that will make local lakes much more enjoyable. Rep. Arconti, a strong supporter of this program, is excited Danbury has received some of the funding allocated by the General Assembly to tackle this issue. READ MORE
August 26, 2014
REP. DAVID ARCONTI AND AREA LAWMAKERS ANNOUNCE DANBURY BRIDGE REPAIRS
David Arconti announced repairs to bridge #00548 over I-84, US Route 7 and Beaver Brook will be starting in September. He said, “While this work will take time and might present some traffic inconvenience, the impact it will make to the safety of our bridges and highways is something we all benefit from.” READ MORE
July 23, 2014
REP. DAVID ARCONTI WELCOMES FARMERS' MARKET TO DANBURY
A staunch supporter of healthy foods and labeling genetically modified foods, Rep. Arconti welcomed the CityCenter Danbury Farmers' Market every Friday from 11:00am to 5:00pm at Kennedy Park now through the end of October. "There is nothing more satisfying than eating locally grown produce," he said. He encourages everyone to visit the market and help spread the word. READ MORE
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