Priorities for 2017 Legislative Session

January 5, 2017

Rep. Susan Johnson was sworn in for a two-year term today when the General Assembly convened for its 2017 session. Rep. Johnson outlined her priorities for 2017 in a message to voters.

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CTNext awards grant for innovation

October 21, 2016

Northeastern Connecticut’s plans for reinvigorating the local innovation economy will move forward as the result of a grant announced today by The CTNext Program. The Northeast Innovation Hub has been awarded a $50,000 grant, the maximum amount offered, to jump-start the development of Northeast Connecticut’s “innovation places.”

State Senator Mae Flexer led passage of the innovation economy law passed this year, which includes the creation of “Innovation Places.”

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College prep organization expands

September 19, 2016

Representative Susan Johnson helps cut the ribbon on the launch of the second Higher Edge site in the state at Eastern Connecticut State University. Higher Edge is a college completion organization serving more than 200 students in high school and college. It is an organization solely dedicated to college completion for low-income and first-generation, college-bound students.

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Grant OKd for streetscape, band shell

July 12, 2016

State Senator Mae Flexer (D-Danielson), state Representative Susan Johnson (D-Windham) and state Representative Linda Orange (D-Colchester) today applauded the State Bond Commission’s approval of a $650,000 grant-in-aid for streetscape improvements in the Town of Windham.

The funding will also be used to construct a band shell on the town green.

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