Gregg Haddad
At the Capitol:
Legislative Office Building, Room 4115
Hartford, CT 06106-1591
(860) 240-8585 | 1-800-842-8267
Gregory.Haddad@cga.ct.gov
In the District:
28 Storrs Heights Road
Storrs, CT 06268
(860) 429-8517

Current News & Issues

June 10, 2015
MANSFIELD TO RECEIVE AN ADDITIONAL $3.3 MILLION IN STATE AID
Beginning July 1, 2016, Mansfield will receive an additional $3,386,875 in state funding, mainly from the state’s Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) program, reformed under this budget. These reforms prioritize towns which host more tax-exempt property and will increase their rate of reimbursement. Rep. Haddad has made PILOT reform a priority, as Mansfield hosts the University of Connecticut. Increased municipal aid will help ease the property tax burden for middle-class families and protect town services. READ MORE
May 12, 2015
REP. HADDAD APPLAUDS UNANIMOUS HOUSE PASSAGE OF OPEN-SOURCE TEXTBOOKS BILL
Rep. Haddad is pleased House Bill 6117, An Act Concerning The Use of Digital Open-Source Textbooks in Higher Education passed unanimously out of the state House of Representatives. Rep. Haddad introduced the bill to address the rising cost of college textbooks. HB 6117 would establish a pilot program on the use of open-source textbooks at the University of Connecticut in collaboration with the Board of Regents of Higher Education. READ MORE
May 11, 2015
REP. HADDAD WELCOMES STATE FUNDING FOR FIRST UCONN TECHNOLOGY PARK BUILDING
Rep. Haddad is pleased that the State Bond Commission approved $131,500,000 in state funding for construction of the first building of UConn’s Technology Park. The 115,000-square-foot Innovation Partnership Building will be comprised primarily of large, flexible-use laboratories containing specialized equipment for collaborative research between the university and industry. Once completed, the Technology Park is predicted to bring over 1,000 well-paying jobs to eastern Connecticut.
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April 16, 2015
REP. HADDAD JOINS UCONN STUDENTS FOR AN ACADEMIC SHOWCASE AT THE CAPITOL
UConn students came to the State Capitol to advocate on behalf of the university and illustrate the many fantastic academic programs UConn offers. Rep. Haddad was happy to speak in support of UConn as both a graduate of the university and also as a legislators who represents Storrs in the Connecticut General Assembly. READ MORE
April 2, 2015
REP. HADDAD INTERVIEWS YOUNG INVENTORS AT THE CONNECTICUT INVENTION CONVENTION DAY AT THE CAPITOL
Rep. Haddad, who serves on the Board of Directors for the Connecticut Invention Convention, enjoyed the chance to watch students demonstrate their inventions at the State Capitol. READ MORE
March 30, 2015
REP. HADDAD HOLDS ‘YES MEANS YES’ PRESS CONFERENCE AT THE UCONN WOMEN’S CENTER
Rep. Haddad and state Senator Mae Flexer (D-Killingly) held a press conference at the UConn Women’s Center in support of SB 636, An Act Concerning Affirmative Consent. Joining the two legislators were two student advocates, UConn Student Government President Rachel Conboy, UConn Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students Eleanor Daughtery, and Legislative Director for the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women Jillian Gilchrest. READ MORE
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