Juan Candelaria
At the Capitol:
Legislative Office Building, Room 1804
Hartford, CT 06106-1591
(860) 240-8585 | 1-800-842-8267
Juan.Candelaria@cga.ct.gov
In the District:
28 Arch Street
New Haven, CT 06519

Current News & Issues

February 5, 2015
CANDELARIA STARTS A NEW CONVERSATION ABOUT MARIJUANA
Rep. Candelaria is looking to start a new statewide conversation about recreational marijuana through a proposal he introduced, HB 6703, that would allow people 21 and older to use marijuana and require the state to regulate the drug's sale, possession, use and growth. READ THE HARTFORD COURANT STORY

February 3, 2015
REP. JUAN CANDELARIA PROPOSES LEGISLATION TO TAX SWEETS
Juan Candelaria is looking to tax candy and sugary drinks to help curb childhood obesity. His proposal, HB 5461 would impose a tax on soft drinks and sugar candies high in calories. Please click through to read the CT News Junkie and The New Haven Independent stories about this issue.

January 15, 2015
IMPORTANT NEWS FOR BUSINESSES
The Connecticut Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is offering an opportunity for all Connecticut food stores and pharmacies to apply for WIC authorization for the month of January. READ MORE

January 15, 2015
AVISO IMPORTANTE PARA NEGOCIOS
El programa de Alimentación Suplementario Para Mujeres, Infantes y Niños (WIC) actualmente está ofreciendo a todos los negocios de comestibles y farmacias en CT la oportunidad de aplicar para ser autorizados en el mes de enero. VER MAS

January 12, 2015
REP. JUAN CANDELARIA REAPPOINTED TO LEADERSHIP POST
State Rep. Juan Candelaria has retained his position as Deputy Majority Leader, and will continue to serve on the Appropriations, Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committees, the Joint Committee on Legislative Management and the Education Committee. READ MORE

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July 1, 2014
NEW HAVEN DELEGATION ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR PREPARING NEW HAVEN FOR FUTURE STORMS
New Haven will receive $3.3 million in state grants for improvements to multifamily housing, infrastructure and public facilities and for planning purposes in cities and towns affected by Superstorm Sandy. Nearly $32 million was awarded statewide. READ MORE

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