Terry Backer
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Legislative Office Building, Room 2102
Hartford, CT 06106-1591
(860) 240-8585 | 1-800-842-8267
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Current News & Issues

February 13, 2015
ACCESS HEALTH CT ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15 AT MIDNIGHT
The deadline for Access Health CT enrollment is midnight Sunday, Feb. 15. READ MORE

February 10, 2015
REP. BACKER WELCOMES PLAN FOR SAFEGUARDING USE OF LONG ISLAND SOUND
Representative Backer applauded Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s announcement of his sponsorship of the Long Island Sound Blue Plan, a proposal to ensure that Connecticut has a coordinated strategy for future use of the Sound. READ MORE

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February 9, 2015
INFORMATION ON THE ANTHEM DATA BREACH
Those who may have been affected should file their taxes quickly and be aware of fake emails seeking personal information. READ MORE

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

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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