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Hennessy welcomes retired Capt. Peter I. Wikul to House Chambers

May 24, 2017

I was honored to welcome retired Capt. Peter I. Wikul to the House Chambers today. Capt. Wikul was one of the longest-serving U.S. Navy SEALs in the program’s history and is also the co-founder of Mission Ready, Inc.

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House Bill 6061 unanimously passes out of House of Representatives

May 23, 2017

HB 6061 waives the fee for having driver's licenses or identification cards reissued prior to expiration with an indication of that person's status as a veteran.

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State Bond Commission awards $5.14 million in funding to address Ox Brook flooding

May 12, 2017

The Connecticut State Bond Commission approved $5.14 million in funding May 12 to rehabilitate an abandoned dam in Elton Rogers Park in Bridgeport's North End. Through this flood control project, several thousand feet of piping and channel will be constructed to dramatically reduce the volume of flooding in and along Ox Brook in Bridgeport. This is the first significant step taken toward ending flooding in the city's North End.

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Bridgeport receives funding for city projects

May 12, 2017

State Rep. Jack Hennessy and the Bridgeport legislative delegation are pleased to announce the approval of funding for various projects in Bridgeport. Bridgeport received over $6 million for various projects including continuing renovations to Housatonic Community College, a grant for Southwest Community Health Center and improvements to the public library. The House of Representatives also passed the mixed-martial arts and boxing bill that will help bring events to the city, and the pension bill that will save city taxpayers millions of dollars on pensions.

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