Rep. Jeff Berger testified in favor of House Bill 6235 that expands current blight laws by giving cities and towns additional methods of recovering blight liens and fines and by holding property owners personally responsible for blight violations.
State Rep. Jeff Berger with WATR 1320-AM's "Talk of the Town" host Tom Hill talking about the economy and jobs.
State Rep. Jeff Berger and the Waterbury delegation welcomed the Class S State Champion Holy Cross High School Football Team to the Capitol for a tour and special recognition of their accomplishment.
State Rep. Jeff Berger, State Senator Joan Hartley and State Rep. Larry Butler at the Brownfields press conference in Waterbury City Hall.
Flat Stanley visiting the Legislative Office Building in Hartford with Representative Jeffrey Berger (Waterbury) and Representative William Tong (Stamford and New Canaan).
Jeff Berger with students and teachers from Blessed Sacrament School and Board of Education Member Neil O'Leary.
Rep. Berger at a press conference for the movie Rio by Connecticut-based Blue Sky Studios. Thanks in part to a 30% film tax credit the Greenwich animation studio owned by 20th Century Fox opened in 2009 and employs over 100 people.
Rep. Jeff Berger with his wife, Noreen and Bunker Hill residents at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new City Hall on January 1, 2011.
Rep. Jeff Berger with coaches and administrators of Post University at the opening home game at Municipal Stadium in Waterbury for Post University Sprint Football.
On Friday, May 14th dignitaries including Govenor M. Jodi Rell held an official ribbon cutting ceremony for W. F. Kaynor Technical High School. In July 2006, the state launched a $67 million effort to build a new academic wing and completely renovate the technology areas. This work was finished in August 2009. Present at the ribbon cutting ceremony were Governor M. Jodi Rell, State Senator Joan V. Hartley, State Representatives Jeffrey J. Berger and Selim G. Noujaim, Waterbury Mayor Michael Jarjura, Connecticut Technical High School Superintendent Patricia Ciccione, Assistant Superintendent Ceferino Lugo, representatives from SLAM architectural firm and KBL Construction.
Chairman of the Commerce Committee Jeff Berger joined Majority Leaders Merrill & Looney in unveiling their Jobs Growth Roundtable report designed to increase job creation in Connecticut at a press conference on February 2nd in the Legislative Office Building. Recommendations include tax credits, green job investments, energy efficiency & leveraging private capital. The leaders say legislation from the group's report will be ready for action early in the 2010 session.
Rep. Jeffrey Berger's son, Private First Class Connor Berger, graduated on Friday, November 20th from Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina.
Rep. Jeff Berger attending a wine and cheese tasting party with the Historic Overlook Community Club.
Former House Speaker Jim Amann and Rep. Jeff Berger at the ribbon cutting for the new sod soccer field at Bunker Hill Park.
Blue Sky Studios in Greenwich brought 300+ jobs to Connecticut spurred by 'Hollywood East' tax credits sponsored by Berger and Amann for media projects in Connecticut.
Rep. Berger took part in news conference Tuesday to protect cutbacks at Waterbury Post Office. In shot, Congressman Murphy, Senator Hartley and mayor Jarjura.
Rep. Jeff Berger confers with Rep. Tony Guerrera in the House Chamber during the November special session.
Celebrating the opening of CoCo Key Water Resort in Waterbury: Jeff Berger, State Representative; Robin Kirk, Sage Hospitality; John Rowland, Waterbury Economic Development; Christopher Costabile, Holiday Inn Waterbury; Waterbury Mayor Michael Jarjura and Steve Sasala, Waterbury Chamber of Commerce.
Rep. Berger with a group of Democratic state representatives at a press conference on Monday, February 4th to announce their legislative priorities for the 2008 session.
Municipal Stadium Photos of Ray Snyder Sr. Field at Municipal Stadium renovation completion Phase I.
Veterans' Ceremony Memorial Day 2007 at Waterbury City Hall.
Shown with honored veterans are Mayor Jarjura and Representative Berger.
Shown with honored veterans are Mayor Jarjura and Representative Berger.
Rep. Berger speaking at House Democratic press conference on transportation initiatives with Commerce and Transportation committees, 2006 session.
Representative Berger and wife, Noreen, at a neighborhood party at the Goggins House in Bunker Hill.
Rep. Berger and Sen. Hartley with donation to Bunker Hill Neighborhood Association and Bunker Hill Athletes.
Rep. Berger (far left) after an inaugural performance of the state cantata with students from Waterbury’s Seven Angels Theatre at the State Capitol.
Rep. Berger and Sen. Joan Hartley having fun at a Christmas party with students from Bunker Hill Elementary School.
State Rep. Jeffrey Berger (D-Waterbury) and State Rep. Melody Curry (D-East Hartford) recognized by Connecticut State Dental Association (CSDA) for championing the efforts of retired dentists.
State Representative Jeff Berger and the 2003 National Champions UConn Women’s Basketball Coach, Geno Auriemma.
Rep. Berger in a recent meeting with nurses and development directors from Priority Health Care, Inc. to discuss Medicare reimbursements for home health care for the elderly.
Rep. Berger with Dr. and Mrs. Gallo at a special recognition event in both chambers for Dr. Gallo’s pioneering research for HIV vaccines.
Rep. Berger meets with the Spagnoletti family at the convocation remembering victims of the Sept. 11th attack on America. Richard and Maria Spagnoletti lost their son Gregory in the WTC collapse.
Rep. Jeffrey Berger and Waterbury residents Helen and Richard D. Williams (Mother and brother of Walter Williams) discuss their support of legislation that would make killing a police officer an aggravating factor in death penalty cases. The Williamses Monday testified before the General Assemblies Judiciary Committee.
Rep. Berger chairing the session of the House of Representatives on March 21, 2001 on Realtor Day at the Capitol.
Rep Berger, Realtor Gordon White, and school children visiting Representative Peter Panaroni of the 102nd district leading the pledge of allegiance in the House Chamber.
Greater Waterbury Board of Realtors visit Representative Berger on Realtor Day at the Capitol. Rep. Berger and Rep. D’Amelio are seen here with the group on the dais in the chamber of the House of Representatives.
Representative Jeffrey J. Berger with his family. Left to right: Jane O’Connor, Mother-in-law; Mo O’Connor, Father-in-law; Christopher, son; Noreen, wife; Connor, son; and Rep. Berger.
Representative Berger presenting a State of Connecticut citation to Principal Sister Jean at Blessed Sacrament’s Sports Sunday. The citation was co-introduced by Sen. Joan Hartley. Congressman Maloney looks on.
Representative Berger with Congressman Jim Maloney (5th District) celebrating a flag unveiling at Sports Sunday at Blessed Sacrament School in the 73rd District.
Rep. Jeff Berger celebrating reading promotion week recently at Driggs School in Waterbury’s 73rd District.
Rep. Jeff Berger meeting the Coalition of Neighborhood Groups for the City of Waterbury at his home. The group discussed upcoming legislative issues.