$76 Million CT. Grants For Stratford Schools

June 8, 2016

Rep. Joe Gresko joined members of the legislative delegation representing Stratford in securing $76 million in grants for the town's school construction projects. The General Assembly approved the funding and Governor Dannel Malloy signed the measure into law last week.

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House OKs Opioid Abuse Prevention Bill

April 26, 2016

There has been a dramatic rise in prescription drug abuse, and it is something that affects each and every town in Connecticut as well as this country. The legislation that I co-sponsored and that was passed by the House this week I hope will stem the tide. For more on this issue, read this Courant news story.

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Legislature OKs Bill Helping Firefighters

April 25, 2016

For Representative Joe Gresko, protecting firefighters and making sure they're treated fairly is important. That is why he co-sponsored a bill that establishes a relief fund for wage replacements. The fund will be used for firefighters who are battling work-related cancer. House Bill 5262 provides compensation for current and former uniformed members of a paid or volunteer fire department who suffer from certain diseases as a result of performing their jobs.

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Gresko Praises Old Friend, Terry Backer

April 19, 2016

Leading a memorial to his old friend and mentor, Rep. Joe Gresko praises the work of Terry Backer, who devoted much of his life to environmental causes and his Stratford constituents. Gresko and many of Backer's former colleagues gave tribute to the Soundkeeper Tuesday in the House of Representatives Chamber at the State Capitol. Video of the memorial.

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