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Current News & Events
May 22, 2015
REP. BOBY SANCHEZ SUPPORTS LEGISLATION TO INCREASE POLICE TRAINING
Rep. Bobby Sanchez, joined other members of the Black and Puerto Rican caucus at a press conference at the State Capitol, in support of legislation to increase police training and address recruitment issues to ensure the hiring of more officers who live in the communities in which they serve. The legislation also requires the appointment of special prosecutors in cases where there is a death that involves an officer and the use of physical force. The measure will be included as an amendment to Senate Bill #1109, An Act Concerning Excessive Use of Force. $15 million will be included in a future state bonding package to pay for acquisition of body cameras.
May 22, 2015
REP. SANCHEZ CELEBRATES HEAD START’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY AT THE STATE CAPITOL
Rep. Bobby Sanchez, together with colleagues and state officials, celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Head Start during a reception at the State Capitol. Head Start is a federal program serving communities across the nation promoting school readiness of young children from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Sanchez said he was proud to stand with the group because about 50 years ago he was a Head Start child himself and graduated from the program. “Head Start is so important, it’s not only working with the children, but working with the families,” Sanchez said.
March 6, 2015
REP. BOBBY SANCHEZ JOINS LOCAL COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCIES IN CALLING THE GOVERNOR TO RESTORE HUMAN SERVICES INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING
State Rep. Bobby Sanchez joined the Connecticut Association for Community Action (CAFCA) and local New Britain agencies to call on Governor Malloy to restore $3.4 million in critical Human Services Infrastructure (HSI)-Community Action Program funds to the state budget. READ MORE
March 5, 2015
REP. SANCHEZ VISITS SMALLEY ACADEMY CELEBRATING READ ACROSS AMERICA
Rep. Sanchez visited Smalley Academy in New Britain, to participate in a Read Across America event commemorating Dr. Seuss birthday. The 4th graders listened intently as Rep. Sanchez read Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss to them. READ MORE
Enero 15, 2015
AVISO IMPORTANTE PARA NEGOCIOS
El programa de Alimentación Suplementario Para Mujeres, Infantes y Niños (WIC) actualmente está ofreciendo a todos los negocios de comestibles y farmacias en CT la oportunidad de aplicar para ser autorizados en el mes de enero. VER MAS
Janury 15, 2015
IMPORTANT NEWS FOR BUSINESSES
The Connecticut Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is offering an opportunity for all Connecticut food stores and pharmacies to apply for WIC authorization for the month of January. READ MORE
January 9, 2015
BOBBY SANCHEZ NAMED VICE CHAIR OF EDUCATION
Rep. Bobby Sanchez has retained his leadership positions for the 2015 Legislative Session and will serve on a new role on the Education Committee as House vice chair. His commitment to early childhood initiatives and improving access to preschool programs, including school readiness and preschool slots has been unwavering since he first took the oath of office. “I am honored to serve in this important new role,” he said. “There will be challenges ahead, but I am looking forward to an extremely productive legislative session,” he added. READ MORE
November 19, 2014
NEW BRITAIN LEGISLATORS WELCOME BONDING FOR EDUCATION, MENTAL HEALTH, AND TRANSPORTATION INVESTMENTS
Nearly $4.5 million total comes to New Britain for new construction, school upgrades, and bridge repair. READ MORE
September 18, 2014
REP. BOBBY SANCHEZ HELPS KICK OFF HEAD START ANNIVERSARY
Rep. Bobby Sanchez joined the National Head Start Association at the Human Resources Agency (HRA), of New Britain as the kicked off their 50th Anniversary. “I commend Head Start for their work, and congratulate them on their gold anniversary. Programs like this one are proof that investing in our children’s future is well worth it.” READ MORE
August 29, 2014
NEW BRITAIN LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION TAKES THE "ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE" AT THE HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL CARE
New Britain's legislative delegation joined the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) today by taking the "Ice Bucket Challenge" at the Hospital for Special Care. READ MORE