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
April 2, 2015
REP. MCCRORY VISITS UCONN WITH JUNIOR DOCTORS ACADEMY
Rep. McCory was asked to be the keynote speaker at the Aetna Health Professions Partnership Initiative Junior Doctors Academy’s Closing Ceremony on May 20th. The program is for 11th grade students interested in medicine, dental medicine, or biomedical research. READ MORE
March 11, 2015
REP. MCCRORY ATTENDS VIOLENCE FREE ZONE LEGISLATIVE BREAKFAST
Rep. McCrory was happy to attend the event, organized by Rep. Brandon McGee and hosted by the Northeast Neighborhood Violence Free Zone Coalition with Hartford Communities that Care, Inc. (HCTC), city officials, and other supportive organizations. Attendants discussed ways to solve urban violence through policy initiatives and innovative programs. READ MORE
February 27, 2015
FREE TAX ASSISTANCE IN HARTFORD
Here are some helpful tax tips and services to keep in mind when filing your taxes. READ MORE