April 1, 2015
YOUNG INVENTORS DEMONSTRATE THEIR WORK AT CAPITOL
Rep. Henry Genga on Wednesday hosted children from his district at the Connecticut Invention Convention Day at the State Capitol. The young students joined hundreds of others to demonstrate their inventions.
March 30, 2015
COMMITTEE OKS ANTI-SMOKING LEGISLATION
The Public Health Committee approved legislation introduced by Rep. Henry Genga that would protect children from secondhand smoke. The bill bans adults from smoking inside a car if a child under the age of six is present. The committee also approved tough new rules on electronic cigarettes. READ MORE
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March 24, 2015
REP. GENGA WORKING TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM SECONDHAND SMOKE
Never giving up on looking out for children, Henry Genga has again introduced legislation, House Bill 6285, "An Act Prohibiting Smoking In Motor Vehicles," that would protect them from the dangers of secondhand smoke. The bill would ban adults from smoking inside a car if a child under the age of six is present.
March 24, 2015
DOT OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE ROAD PROJECTS
Alerting residents of planned DOT road work projects in his district, Rep. Henry Genga is urging drivers to be careful when traveling in East Hartford. READ MORE
March 4, 2015
$300,000 GRANT FOR EAST HARTFORD PRE-SCHOOL
Representatives Jason Rojas, Henry Genga and Jeff Currey applauded the governor’s announcement of a $300,000 state grant proposal for East Hartford that will help expand the availability of high-quality preschool for 30 children in town. Funds for the expansion come under the state’s Smart Start initiative. This is the first year of the ten-year initiative. A total of $1,587,055 for capital improvements will be considered at an upcoming meeting of the State Bond Commission, in addition to $2,088,350 for operational expenses from the Tobacco Settlement fund. READ MORE
February 24, 2015
BILL REQUIRES HOSPITAL OFFICIALS TO DISCLOSE GAINS FROM SALE
Supporting legislation proposed by Governor Malloy, Rep. Genga believes that officials for non-profit hospitals should disclose the financial benefits they would gain if a hospital were bought by a for-profit entity. The bill has drawn widespread attention. For more details, READ THE JOURNAL INQUIRER ARTICLE.