Terry Backer
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Legislative Office Building, Room 2102
Hartford, CT 06106-1591
(860) 240-8585 | 1-800-842-8267
Terry.Backer@cga.ct.gov

Current News & Issues

January 28, 2015
STRATFORD DELEGATION WELCOMES FUNDS TO FURTHER DOWNTOWN TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT (TOD) PROJECT
State Bond Commission Set to Approve $200,000 READ MORE

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January 23, 2015
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS AWARD REP. BACKER
The Connecticut Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (CTASLA) has presented its 2014 Connecticut Olmsted Award to State Representative Terry Backer of Stratford (D-121). READ THE STRATFORD STAR STORY

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January 15, 2015
THE CONNECTICUT CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS (CTASLA) PRESENTED THE 2014 CONNECTICUT OLMSTED AWARD TO REPRESENTATIVE BACKER.
The Olmsted Award, named after Connecticut native Frederick Law Olmsted, who founded the modern landscape architecture profession in the 19th century, is given annually by CTASLA to an organization or person from Connecticut who has employed the principle of stewardship of the environment as a guiding force in their actions. READ MORE

January 6, 2014
REP. BACKER RECEIVES LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS
General Assembly Session Will Be His 24th. READ MORE

December 30, 2014
REP. BACKER APPLAUDS $310,000 GRANT FOR BUNNELL HIGH SCHOOL
Representative Backer welcomed funding for emergency preparedness in Stratford. Bunnell High School will receive $310,000 for an emergency generator adding resiliency to minimize damage from future large storm events. READ MORE

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September 22, 2014
STRATFORD RECEIVES GRANT FOR POINT STRATFORD REVITALIZATION
A $200,000 state grant will investigate brownfield clean up at the former Army Engine Plant located at 550 Main Street. Representative Backer applauded the award, which makes the Point Stratford mixed-use redevelopment project in the south-end more attractive. READ MORE

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August 28, 2014
GOV. MALLOY ANNOUNCES UNPRECEDENTED INVESTMENT IN BROWNFIELD REMEDIATION PROJECTS AROUND THE STATE
Rep. Backer Pleased Stratford Will Receive $2,850,000. READ MORE

August 26, 2014
APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE FOR PLATFORM TO EMPLOYMENT, HELPING THE LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYED RETURN TO WORK
Rep. Backer Encourages Participation. For more info, visit www.platformtoemployment.com
READ MORE

July 30, 2014
REP. BACKER ENCOURAGES STRATFORD SHORELINE HOMEOWNERS AND BUSINESSES TO PREPARE FOR FUTURE SEVERE WEATHER AND FLOODING
“Shore Up CT” Provides Low-Interest Loans to Elevate Homes and Businesses – Apply Now at www.ShoreUpCT.org. READ MORE

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In the wake of the Peak Oil & Natural Gas Forum held in November 2007, Representative Terry Backer has taken the lead to further investigate this issue and has recently been appointed as Co-Chairman of the 2008 Energy Scarcity & Security Task Force. The first meeting convened Wednesday, August 13, 2008. The following information provides insight into the group's efforts to remedy a very serious and growing problem surrounding petroleum and natural gas issues and the current fuel crisis.

MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE
Representative Terry Backer (Co-Chair)
Senator Bob Duff (Co-Chair)
Senator Gail Slossberg
Representative Sean Williams
Julie Cammarata
Lise Dondy
Dan DeBicella
Tracy Babbidge


Scarcity And Security RFP Overview

Peak Oil Production And The Implications To The State of Connecticut
Addendum - Tar Sands And Shale Oil
Report to Legislative Leaders and the Governor, December 2007

Peak Oil Production And The Implications To The State of Connecticut
Report to Legislative Leaders and the Governor, November 2007