Opening Day of 2017 Legislative Session

January 4, 2017

I was honored and humbled to be officially elected by my colleagues as Speaker of the House of Representatives when the Connecticut General Assembly convened on Wednesday. This legislative session will be a challenging year for lawmakers. Nonetheless, I am excited to get to work on helping solve the problems facing our state – work that I hope can be completed in a bipartisan fashion.

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(Left to right) State Representative Stephen Harding, State Representative Christie Carpino, Amber Monck, Program Specialist for MADD CT, Johanna Krebs, Program Manager for MADD CT, State Representative Al Adinolfi, House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz and House Minority Leader Themis Klarides.

Aresimowicz Named a 2016 MADD Legislator of the Year

October 4, 2016

House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz has been recognized by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) as one of their “2016 Legislators of the Year,” an award that is given to standout legislators across the country who share MADD’s mission of eliminating the 100 percent preventable crime of drunk driving.

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(Left to right) Cathy Jortner, Volunteer, Good Cause Gifts, Jo-Ann Flynn, Regional Director of Adult Services, Futures Inc., Pam DonAroma, Executive Director, Futures, Inc., Governor Dannel Malloy, Andy Jortner, Assistant Store Manager of Good Cause Gifts, and House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz at the Bond Commission meeting at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford.

Berlin Lawmakers Announce Funding For Good Cause Gifts

September 30, 2016

House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz, State Representative Cathy Abercrombie and Senator Terry Gerratana are pleased to announce that the State Bond Commission has approved a $30,095 grant-in-aid to Good Cause Gifts in Berlin.

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(Left to Right) Mark Labbe, President of Cambridge Specialty Company, Rep. Aresimowicz and Peter Campanelli, Owner of Cambridge Specialty Company, during a visit to the company to discuss how the agreement with Sikorsky could potentially benefit local companies like their own.

Sikorsky Long-Term Deal Approved

September 28, 2016

House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz is very pleased the General Assembly has approved a deal with Lockheed Martin that will keep Sikorsky Aircraft and approximately 8,000 jobs in Connecticut through at least 2032.

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