Representative Joe Gresko successfully completed Fire Ops 101, a half-day training exercise at the Hartford Fire Department Training Facility designed to give elected officials a first-hand glimpse of what a day in the life of a firefighter is like.
Representative Joe Gresko meets with members of Association of Retired Teachers of Connecticut, CEA-Retired and AFT Connecticut to discuss issues of importance during Retired Teachers’ Lobby Day at the State Capitol. For more, read this blog report.
The Ella T. Grasso Regional Center, regarded as one of the most ideal homes for the severely developmentally disabled when it opened in 1982, is scheduled to close in June. “Certainly the handwriting was on the wall,” Rep. Joe Gresko said. "They haven’t been taking in any new clients for some time.”
Rep. Joe Gresko joins his legislative colleagues representing Stratford in opposing the planned closure of the residential operations at the Ella T. Grasso Regional Center, which serves clients with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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