Scanlon Joins End R-Word Campaign

March 8, 2016

Calling for equality and compassion, Representative Sean Scanlon joins Guilford students and signs a pledge to “End the R-Word” to help raise awareness about the dehumanizing and hurtful effects of the word “retarded.” For the fifth year, Guilford High School participated in the national End the R-Word campaign.

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Scanlon Hails Committee OK Of Opioid Bill

February 24, 2016

Representative Sean Scanlon applauds the unanimous 22-0 vote that was taken in the Public Health Committee today to approve legislation that expands on the state’s efforts to combat the opioid epidemic.

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Scanlon Leads Forum On Opioid Epidemic

February 23, 2016

Representative Sean Scanlon brings together experts, local first responders and parents he has worked with to discuss the opioid epidemic at a forum in Guilford. According to statistics released recently, 720 Connecticut citizens died of an overdose in 2015. In 2014 that number was 327; in 2012, it was 86.

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Scanlon Announces State Funding For Guilford Public Schools

January 28, 2016

Representative Sean Scanlon joined Senator Ted Kennedy Jr., Representative Vincent Candelora and Governor Dannel P. Malloy today to announce $70,000 in new state funding for Guilford public schools.

Starting in 2013, Guilford schools began equipping K-12 students with Chromebook personal computer notebooks so that every student in Guilford would have access to a computer, the internet, and modern technology. With this funding, Guilford is close to their goal of providing this access to 100 percent of students.

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