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

Current News & Issues

June 30, 2015
REP. BACKER SUCCESSFUL IN PASSING BAN ON PLASTIC MICROBEADS IN COSMETIC PRODUCTS
Danger to Aquatic Wildlife to be Removed Over Three Years. READ MORE
June 3, 2015
REP. BACKER SUCCESSFUL IN HOUSE PASSING BAN ON PLASTIC MICROBEADS IN COSMETIC PRODUCTS
Danger to Aquatic Wildlife to be Removed Over Three Years. READ MORE
May 14, 2015
REP. BACKER ANNOUNCES MAIN STREET RE-OPENING
Temporary Access into Lordship Restored. READ MORE
April 22, 2015
REP. BACKER ATTENDS EARTH DAY AT THE CAPITOL
Rep. Backer attended an Earth Day Rally at the State Capitol building alongside advocates and students in support of environmental stewardship bills, specifically a bill that would phase out the use of single-use plastic bags and a bill that would ban the sale of products containing microbeads. READ MORE
March 31, 2015
REP. BACKER JOINS EPA, DEEP, LOCAL OFFICIALS
ANNOUNCING CONSENSUS ON RAYMARK CLEANUP

Representative Backer joined Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, EPA Region One Administrator Curt Spalding and CT DEEP Commissioner Robert Klee in announcing a historic consensus agreement on the comprehensive cleanup of the Raymark Superfund site in Stratford. The Raymark Industries, Inc. Superfund Site consists of 500-plus acres of land. The Raymark facility operated from 1919 until 1989, when the manufacturing plant was shut down and permanently closed. During operation, Raymark waste was disposed of in Stratford as “fill” material at the Raymark facility, at various commercial, residential, municipal and recreational locations and in wetlands adjacent to the Housatonic River. READ MORE
March 4, 2015
FREE INCOME TAX PREPARATION
Noting that the season is here for filing your income tax return, free help with tax preparation is being offered to low- to moderate-income residents. READ MORE
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
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