Essay Contest Announcement!

March 31, 2016

I am sponsoring an essay contest for local middle school students! If you are a 7th or 8th grade student from Berlin or Southington, I am asking you to submit as essay of 250 to 500 words describing one project or initiative that would help improve your community. In these essays, you should include why you think the project is needed and how it will help your town.

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(Left to Right) John Erlingheuser, Advocacy Director for AARPCT; Janet Ferracci-Carter, Advocacy Specialist for the AARP Southington Branch; Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz; Laura Schiavone, Advocacy Specialist for the AARP Southington Branch; and Jim O'Brien, Advocacy Volunteer for the AARP Southington Branch, presented Rep. Aresimowicz with the 2015 AARP Legislative Achievement Award during their Local Chapter Meeting at the Mary Our Queen Church Hall in Southington, CT. 


Aresimowicz Honored by AARP

March 22, 2016

I’m truly honored to receive the 2015 AARP Legislative Achievement Award. Currently, more than 600,000 Connecticut residents, mostly small business workers, do not have a retirement savings plan available to them through their employer—and most fear they have not saved enough for retirement. I am proud and grateful to work with organizations like AARP to pass legislation that would make it easier for Connecticut residents to save enough money to live comfortably in their retirement without having to rely on public assistance programs.

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Griswold Elementary School Welcomes Rep. Aresimowicz as Guest Reader

March 3, 2016

House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz visited Griswold Elementary School to be a special guest reader as part of the school’s participation in “Read Across America.”

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Majority Leader Aresimowicz and Minority Leader Klarides Support Manufacturing Education Bill

March 1, 2016

House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz and House Minority Leader Themis Klarides jointly testified in support of HB 5423 – An Act Encouraging Middle School and High School Students to Consider Careers in Manufacturing. If passed, this legislation would establish partnerships between the Commissioner of Education and the manufacturing industry in order to encourage students to consider careers in manufacturing.

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