Hampton applauds the House's passage of bump stock ban

May 2, 2018

State Rep. John Hampton applauded House lawmakers for taking a step toward tackling the national epidemic of gun violence by passing legislation that would ban bump stocks.

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Hampton applauds passage of bill that would strengthen pay equity legislation

April 24, 2018

The state House of Representatives passed a bill April 19 that would strengthen pay equity legislation that has been on the books since 1963. State Rep. John Hampton said passage of this bill is a step toward helping to ensure women earn the same wage as their male counterparts.

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Lawmakers applaud approval of $8,000 in funding for Simsbury farm

March 1, 2018

The state Department of Agriculture approved an $8,000 grant for the Gifts of Love Farm in Simsbury. The funding, which is being awarded through the state Department of Agriculture's Farm Viability Grant program, was made possible through the Community Investment Act.

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Simsbury Public Library awarded $405,525 in state funding

February 16, 2018

The state Bond Commission awarded the Simsbury Public Library a $405,525 construction grant Feb. 16 for the renovation of the library's lower level.

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