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Current News & Events
August 15, 2015
REP. BOBBY SANCHEZ NAMED A CHILDREN’S CHAMPION
Rep. Sanchez has been recognized as a 2015 Children’s Champion by the Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance for his advocacy and support to children’s issues. Every year, the Alliance recognizes lawmakers that work closely with early childhood advocates to shape legislation impacting the well-being of Connecticut’s young children in the areas of healthy development, early care and education, nutrition and safety. READ THE NEW BRITAIN HERALD STORY
June 11, 2015
NEW BRITAIN RESIDENTS WILL SEE BIG CAR TAX SAVINGS
New Britain residents can expect to save hundreds of dollars in the coming years because of a new state law which will implement a statewide mill rate cap of 32 mills in 2016, and 29.36 mills in 2017. This same law will also ensure that New Britain does not lose any revenue due to the change in the amount of car taxes collected by pledging 0.50% of the annual State sales tax to the towns in our State. READ MORE
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