Rep. Jason Rojas
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November 30, 2011
ACHIEVEMENT GAP TASK FORCE
Rep. Jason Rojas, a member of the legislature's Education Committee, has been chosen to serve again on the state's Achievement Gap Task Force. READ MORE

October 26, 2011
CREATING MORE JOBS IS NO. 1 JOB OF SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE SESSION
State Representatives Henry Genga, Timothy Larson and Jason Rojas hailed the bipartisan passage of a comprehensive jobs bill Wednesday that is expected to boost Connecticut’s ability to grow and retain jobs. READ MORE

October 13, 2011
WORKING TO STOP DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence honors Rep. Jason Rojas as a member of the coalition's First 100 Connecticut Men Uniting for Change initiative. READ MORE

September 27, 2011
ROJAS NAMED LEGISLATOR OF YEAR FOR 2011
Connecticut Carwash Association names Rep. Jason Rojas Legislator of the Year for his efforts in helping to prevent a new sales tax on car-wash services. READ MORE

September 16, 2011
REP. ROJAS LOOKS TO IMPROVE CL&P RESPONSE
Legislative hearings focused on utility companies' power restoration efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene will be held in Hartford in the next two weeks and state Rep. Jason Rojas wants to hear from residents about their experience with the storm in an effort to improve the response of CL&P to large scale electricity outages.
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August 19, 2011
MANCHESTER DELEGATION HAILS FUNDS FOR NEIGHBORHOOD UPGRADE
State Bond Commission expected to approve $300,000 for new sidewalks in Manchester. READ MORE

August 16, 2011
MANCHESTER GROUP TO OBSERVE HOMELESS ANIMALS DAY
The Queenie Foundation, a Manchester nonprofit, will hold Aug. 20, on Hubbard Green, Hubbard Street, Glastonbury, from 3 to 7:30 p.m. READ MORE

August 9, 2011
DCF TRIES TO REASSURE NEIGHBORS OF GROUP HOME NUTMEG DRIVE
RESIDENTS VIOCE SAFETY CONCERNS, ASK FOR HOME TO BE CLOSED

Representatives of the state Department of Children and Families told Nutmeg Drive residents Tuesday night that they will consider new policies to address neighbors' concerns about a group home for troubled teenage boys on the street. READ MORE

June 7, 2011
CONN. BILL SETS UP TASK FORCE ON KINDERGARTEN AGE
The Connecticut House of Representatives on Tuesday bypassed a decision on raising the state's kindergarten age and, instead, passed a bill to create a task force that would study the issue as part of an effort to reduce the achievement gap among students in rich and poor districts. READ MORE

June 7, 2011
HOUSE APPROVES MALLOY'S BUDGET PLAN; NONPARTISAN ANALYSIS OF PLAN RAISES QUESTIONS
The Connecticut House of Representatives passed a bill early Tuesday that essentially accepts Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to plug a $2 billion hole in the upcoming $40.1 billion budget with $1.6 billion in union concessions and an additional $400 million in spending cuts and surplus revenue. READ MORE

June 1, 2011
STRENGTHENING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LAWS
Rep. Jason Rojas hails the House of Representatives' unanimous approval of legislation aimed at stemming domestic violence. READ MORE

May 27, 2011
LEGISLATION HELPING SMALL, LOCAL BUSINESSES
Rojas praises the House and Senate for their unanimous approval of legislation he sponsored that requires the Metropolitan District Commission to set aside work for small and minority businesses. READ MORE

May 23, 2011
PREPARING NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERSHIP IN AMERICA
Rep. Jason Rojas is chosen by State Legislative Leaders Foundation to participate in Emerging Leaders Program at University of Virginia. READ MORE

May 5, 2011
'LEMONADE DAY' TEACHES LESSONS, MAKES SWEET PROFIT
Ashley Seward, an eighth-grader at East Hartford Middle School, was handing out lemonade drinks and taking money as fast as she could. Business was good at “Annabelle's Stand,” which Seward named after a childhood friend. READ MORE

April 29, 2011
MONEY RELEASED FOR MANCHESTER’S BROAD STREET
Manchester is now slated to receive $3 million in state funding for a reconstruction of Broad Street near the abandoned part of the Parkade strip mall, after the money was approved for release Friday by the State Bond Commission. READ MORE

April 29, 2011
$1.3 MILLION FOR MANCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Jason Rojas, John Thompson and Geoff Luxenberg, along with Sen. Steve Cassano, announced that the State Bond Commission has approved $1.3 million for capital equipment and technology initiatives at Manchester Community College. READ MORE

April 20, 2011
REP. ROJAS WELCOMES STATE MONEY FOR BROAD STREET REDEVELOPMENT
State Bond Commission expected to approve $3 million for reconstruction and streetscape project as part of plan to revitalize the old Parkade shopping plaza area on Broad Street in Manchester. READ MORE

April 20, 2011
REP. ROJAS JOINS GOVERNOR TO ANNOUNCE $3 MILLION FOR PARKADE REDEVELOPMENT
Rep. Jason Rojas joined Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Wednesday to announce that the State Bond Commission will vote April 29 on a bond package that includes $3 million in funding for the redevelopment of the Parkade plaza on Broad Street in Manchester. READ MORE

April 14, 2011
EAST HARTFORD STATE LEGISLATORS TO HOLD OPEN OFFICE HOURS WED. APRIL 20
Public invited to stop by and discuss issues
East Hartford State Representatives Tim Larson and Jason Rojas along with State Senator Gary LeBeau will hold open office hours at Town Hall Wednesday evening April 20. READ MORE

April 8, 2011
MANCHESTER DEMOCRATS ANNOUNCE APRIL 16 'MANCHESTER DAY FOR HEALTH'
The Manchester Democratic legislative delegation of state Sen. Stephen T. Cassano and state Reps. Geoff Luxenberg, Jason Rojas and Jack Thompson announced today that "Manchester Day for Health" will be held Saturday, April 16, 2011 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Manchester Community Health Services, 150 North Main Street, Manchester. READ MORE

April 5, 2011
REPS. ROJAS, FLEXER SEEK TO STRENGTHEN STATE'S RAINY DAY FUND
State Reps. Jason Rojas and Mae Flexer (D-Killingly, Plainfield, Sterling) testified at the State Capitol today in support of legislation they have introduced to increase the amount of funds in the state's Rainy Day Fund. READ MORE

March 18, 2011
EAST HARTFORD LEGISLATORS HONOR LIFEGUARDS FOR HELPING SAVE GIRL’S LIFE
East Hartford legislators honored two lifeguards Wednesday for helping to save the life of a 1-year-old girl last summer at a town swimming pool. READ MORE

March 1, 2011
EAST HARTFORD LEGISLATORS TARGET DRIVERS WITH MULTIPLE OFFENSES
Responding to complaints by residents of an neighborhood that the same reckless driver endangered pedestrians month after month, state lawmakers are considering a bill that would crack down on motorists with bad driving records. READ MORE

February 10, 2011
SENATOR CASSANO, REPRESENTATIVE ROJAS TO HOLD PUBLIC OFFICE HOURS IN GLASTONBURY
State Senator Stephen T. Cassano and state Rep. Jason Rojas will hold public office hours to meet with their Glastonbury constituents on Wednesday, March 2 from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. in the Study Room of the Welles-Turner Memorial Library, 2407 Main Street. READ MORE

January 5, 2011
Q&A: STATE REP. JASON ROJAS
State Rep. Jason Rojas sat down with Manchester Patch for a frank discussion on some of the major issues the state legislature will be faced with in the coming session. READ MORE

January 4, 2011
REP. ROJAS STATEMENT ON FUTURE OF GLASTONBURY/ROCKY HILL FERRY
State Rep. Jason Rojas supports the preservation of the historic Connecticut River ferry that operates between Glastonbury and Rocky Hill. READ MORE

January 3, 2011
REP. ROJAS NAMED VICE CHAIR OF FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING COMMITTEE
House Speaker Christopher G. Donovan has chosen Rep. Jason Rojas to serve as vice chairman of the influential Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee. READ MORE