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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Johnson fights vo-tech school closings

October 6, 2016

Rep. Susan Johnson speaks out against a state Department of Education proposal to close vocational-technical schools to help balance the state budget. Johnson said the plan is short-sighted. View video of Rep. Johnson speaking

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$7 million for Willimantic affordable homes

October 5, 2016

Rep. Susan Johnson joins legislative colleagues in hailing the announcement that more than $7 million in state funding has been approved for affordable housing in Windham, continuing the momentum of downtown Willimantic’s revitalization and providing for safe and affordable housing for residents.

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