Joe Verrengia
At the Capitol:
Legislative Office Building, Room 4048
Hartford, CT 06106-1591
(860) 240-8585 | 1-800-842-8267
Joe.Verrengia@cga.ct.gov
In the District:
160 Colonial Street
West Hartford, CT 06110

Welcome

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Current News & Issues

August 20, 2014
CALLS FOR A CHANGE AFTER A SERIES OF ACCIDENTS ON I-84
Fatalities through a Stretch in West Hartford has Rep. Verrengia Meeting with the DOT to Discuss Solutions VIEW THE FULL STORY ON FOX-61
August 11, 2014
DOH OPENS WAITING LISTS FOR HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER (HCV) PROGRAM AND STATE RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (RAP)
The Department of Housing is opening Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program and State Rental Assistance Program (RAP) waiting lists! READ MORE
April 14, 2014
REP. JOE VERRENGIA INTRODUCES SB 429
Rep. Verrengia Introduces and Explains "Knock-Out" Bill During Judiciary Committee Hearing.
March 26, 2014
ANNUAL CONNECTICUT "MISSION OF MERCY" FREE DENTAL CLINIC
April 25-26 at the XL Center in Downtown Hartford. READ MORE
March 19, 2014
PUBLIC SAFETY APPROVES PTSD PROPOSAL
Public employees, including teachers experiencing violent events such as the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, should have their mental-health treatments paid under state Workers' Compensation law. READ MORE
March 12, 2014
"KNOCK OUT BILL" RECEIVES PUBLIC HEARING
“This legislation will send a clear message to the thugs who commit this cowardly act that the people of Connecticut want no part of this game - make no mistake this bill will take the “knock-out” out of the knockout game,” said Rep. Verrengia. READ MORE
Rep. Verrengia
February 7, 2014
THE INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES CAUCUS PUBLIC HEARING HAD A GREAT TURN OUT IN HARTFORD
Children and Family Members Shared Their Stories and Met With Their Individual Legislators. READ MORE
Rep. Verrengia
November 13, 2013
TOUGHER CELLPHONE LAWS MEANS LOSS OF POLICE DISCRETION?
A law that took effect last month increased the fine for a second distracted driving offense from $250 to $300. The fine for third and subsequent offenses jumped from $400 to $500. The first-offense ticket went from $125 to $150. READ MORE
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