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

March 21, 2014
REP. BACKER ANNOUNCES GRANT FOR STERLING HOUSE
Stratford Icon Getting a Make Over. READ MORE

March 7, 2014
REP. BACKER SUPPORTS REBIRTH OF FORMER ARMY ENGINE PLANT PROPERTY
Testifies in Support of HB 5368 Creating a Special Zone. READ MORE

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February 19, 2014
OYSTER RUSTLERS BEWARE
Shellfishermen who pay for state leases on offshore beds and spend long hours seeding and cultivating oysters and clams can suffer "quite devastating" financial losses if someone steals the shellfish just as they're ready to be harvested. READ MORE

January 8, 2014
BRIDGEPORT FUEL CELL PROJECT TESTAMENT TO COOPERATION
Rep. Backer Lauded for his Vision for the Project. READ MORE

September 25, 2013
REP. BACKER SHARES KNOWLEDGE AT CT/NY LONG ISLAND SOUND ROUNDTABLE
The Bi-State Long Island Sound Roundtable discusses issues affecting the Sound, including commercial fishing, environmental problems, storm preparedness, and rising sea levels. The group met recently in Port Jefferson, NY. Cooperation between New York and Connecticut is an important part of keeping the sound a safe and sustainable resource for all. READ MORE

September 23, 2013
STATE FUNDING EXPECTED FOR STRATFORD
Rep. Backer/Gov. Malloy secure grant for pair of projects. 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