July 1, 2015
REP. MCRORY APPLAUDS NEW ELECTION MONITOR FOR CAPITAL CITY
Rep. McCrory and the rest of the Hartford House delegation are pleased that an election monitor will serve the City of Hartford until January 1, 2017. This election monitor will be charged with detecting and preventing any problems concerning election management and procedure and will report any issues directly to the Secretary of the State. READ MORE
June 30, 2015
REP. MCCRORY REMARKS ON ‘EXCESSIVE FORCE BILL’ IN THE HOUSE CHAMBER
Rep. McCrory urged his colleagues in the state House of Representatives to vote in favor of the Excessive Use of Force bill, which includes measures that promote police body cameras and asks police departments to develop a plan to recruit minority officers.
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June 16, 2015
ENORMOUS CAR TAX SAVINGS FOR HARTFORD RESIDENTS
Rep. McCrory is pleased that Hartford residents can expect to see lower car taxes in the coming years. The car tax has been one of the most regressive taxes in the state of Connecticut, with Hartford car-owners currently paying 74.29 mills on their car taxes. A new statewide car tax mill rate cap will save Hartford families hundreds of dollars each year. READ MORE.
May 30, 2015
REP. MCCRORY SERVES AS KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT UCONN HEALTH’S AETNA HEALTH PROFESSIONS PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVE DOCTORS ACADEMY CEREMONY
Rep. McCrory was honored to serve as the keynote speaker at the 2015 Academic Year Closing and Recognition Ceremony for the UConn Health Center’s Aetna Health Professions Partnership Initiative- Junior Doctors Academy. The programs (Great Explorations, Jumpstart 9th, Jumpstart 10th, Junior Doctors Academy, and Senior Doctors Academy) are for 8th-12th grade students interested in medicine, dental medicine or biomedical research. READ MORE.
May 29, 2015
CHANGING THE MIND-SET
We have spent the last couple of years talking about policing in the black community. From the death of Trayvon Martin to the recent deaths and riots that have polarized television, radio, the internet and water cooler conversations. We continue to talk about how minorities are treated by police officers and the perceived “police state” that many people, especially African-Americans, feel they live under. READ MORE.
April 14, 2015
REP. McCRORY CALLS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM IN CT
Rep. McCrory spoke at the Malta Justice Initiative Legislative forum to call on the state legislature to reexamine Connecticut’s criminal justice system. Connecticut’s state prison population is disproportionately Black and Hispanic, and its recidivism rate stands at 67 percent. Rep. McCrory believes that much of the state’s criminal justice problems occur prior to incarceration due to institutionalized injustices such as racial profiling. READ MORE.
April 6, 2015
2015 RENTERS REBATE PROGRAM OPEN UNTIL OCTOBER 1ST
Rep. McCrory would like his constituents to know that they or their loved ones may be eligible to participate in the state’s Renters Rebate Program. Provided your income does not exceed certain limits, you can apply to receive a rebate of up to $900 for married couples, and $700 for single persons depending on cost of rent and utilities. For Renters Rebate application sites and schedules, READ MORE.
April 6, 2015
REP. MCCRORY MEETS WITH HARTFORD STUDENTS AT THE CONNECTICUT INVENTION CONVENTION DAY AT THE CAPITOL
Nearly 200 student inventors came to the State Capitol to demonstrate their inventions as part of the Connecticut Invention Convention Day at the Capitol. Rep. McCrory enjoyed the chance to talk with students from the Annie Fisher Montessori Magnet School and Capital Preparatory Magnet School about their fantastic inventions. READ MORE