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December 28, 2012
CLEAN ENERGY WILL PAY DIVIDENDS
Recently, Connecticut took a major step forward when Governor Malloy released the draft of a state Comprehensive Energy Strategy. READ MORE

December 24, 2012
STRICTER GUN-CONTROL MEASURES ADVOCATED AT WESTPORT FORUM
Moved by the deaths of 20 students and six educators in the horrific shootings Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, elected officials and scores of local parents gathered Monday for an emotional public forum at Christ & Holy Trinity Episcopal Church to voice support for new gun-control laws and to consider tougher school security measures. READ MORE

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December 12, 2012
REP. STEINBERG WELCOMES LOCAL ARTS GRANTS
State Representative Jonathan Steinberg announced $20,088 in state funding for the Westport Arts Center and arts programs. READ MORE

November 27, 2012
DIRTY DOZEN NAMED
State Representative Jonathan Steinberg joined the Toxics Action Center in Hartford today to name this year's “Dirty Dozen,” exposing the 12 worst polluters in New England. READ MORE

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October 25, 2012
REP. STEINBERG URGING RESIDENTS TO PREPARE FOR STORM
With Hurricane Sandy heading north, State Representative Jonathan Steinberg is reminding residents to take the necessary steps to prepare for a serious storm.
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August 27, 2012
STATE FUNDING TO RENOVATE LEVITT PAVILION
Rep. Steinberg announced that the State Bond Commission is expected to approve $500,000 in state aid for enhancements to the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts. READ MORE

July 26, 2012
WESTPORT TO RECEIVE STATE FUNDING FOR ROAD IMPROVEMENTS
Rep. Steinberg announced that the town of Westport is expected to receive state funding for road improvements. READ MORE

July 12, 2012
STEINBERG RECEIVES PERFECT RATING FROM ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP
The (CTLCV) awarded State Representative Jonathan Steinberg a 100 percent rating for his support and advocacy of environmental initiatives in their 2012 Environmental Scorecard. READ MORE

May 9, 2012
MEET THE LEADERS
State Representative Jonathan Steinberg joins David Smith on Cablevision's Meet the Leaders.

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May 8, 2012
STATE FUNDS FOR SAUGATUCK SENIOR APARTMENTS
Rep. Steinberg announced that the State Bond Commission is expected to approve $300,000 in state aid for Westport's Saugatuck Apartments. READ MORE

May 4, 2012
GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD SHOULD BE LABELED
Rep. Steinberg joined a lawmakers and advocates at a rally in front of the State Capitol this morning in support of legislation (HB 5117) that would require the labeling of genetically modified (GMO) foods. READ MORE

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May 1, 2012
BILL GIVES TOWNS MORE INPUT ON CELL TOWER PLACEMENT
The House unanimously passed a bill (HB 5271) co-sponsored Rep. Steinberg to give towns more time and more opportunities for input when it comes to determining where cell towers should go. READ MORE

April 20, 2012
SEWAGE SPILL NOTICE BILL CLEARS LEGISLATURE
Legislation (SB 88) sponsored by Rep. Steinberg establishing a process to inform the public whenever a sewage spill occurs was approved by the House of Representatives. READ MORE

April 2, 2012
HEARING FROM WESTPORT EDUCATORS & PARENTS
Rep. Steinberg met with Westport teachers and parents this evening to hear their thoughts about proposed education legislation to improve schools that have failed to support students in their academic growth. He noted that, “Westport is doing an excellent job educating our students and perhaps there are lessons learned here that could be shared with the other schools around the state to help close Connecticut’s unacceptable achievement gap.”

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April 2, 2012
REP. STEINBERG SPEAKING TO POLICE CADETS
State Representative Jonathan Steinberg speaks with the 2012 Municipal Police Academy Cadets during their visit to the State Capitol.

Cadets Video

March 20, 2012
TRANSPORTATION INVESTING IS VITAL
State Representative Jonathan Steinberg speaks briefly about the importance of the state investing in Connecticut's mass transit system.

Steinberg Transporation Video

March 8, 2012
PESTICIDES & CHILDREN DON'T BELONG TOGETHER
Rep. Steinberg joined other lawmakers and advocates in speaking out today against an attempt to repeal the state's ban on using pesticides on school grounds.
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March 1, 2012
DISCUSSING EDUCATION REFORM IN WESTPORT
Rep. Steinberg joined State Senators John McKinney and Toni Boucher as part of a bipartisan discussion about education reform at Westport Town Hall this evening.

Steinberg on Education Reform

February 28, 2012
PRESERVING LONG ISLAND SOUND
Rep. Steinberg testified in support of allowing marinas that follow anti-pollution protocols to apply for grants that could pay 40 percent of dredging costs. This would help restore Long Island Sound while making dredging feasible for more marinas.

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February 27, 2012
SHORELINE PRESERVATION TASK FORCE BEGINS MEETING
Rep. Steinberg, a member of the Shoreline Preservation Task Force, speaks at their first meeting. The task force is looking at the best way Connecticut can adapt to rising sea levels and protect the shoreline's residents & businesses against future storms.

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February 23, 2012
FOCUS ON CONNECTICUT
Rep. Jonathan Steinberg discusses education in Connecticut.

FOCUS ON CONNECTICUT Video

February 10, 2012
SHORELINE STORM PANEL FORMED
Rep. Steinberg was named to the Shoreline Preservation Task Force. The task force will study the impact of storms on homeowners and businesses along Connecticut's shoreline and look at the impact of climate changes on shoreline communities.
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