NRZ bill passes out of the House of Representatives

May 3, 2017

A bill that would increase citizen participation in Neighborhood Revitalization Zone (NRZ) committees passed out of the House of Representatives May 3 with a 147-2 vote. The bill now heads to the Senate for approval.

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Slap is Energy Vice Chair and on 2 other Key Committees

January 12, 2017

Rep. Derek Slap has been named Vice Chair of the Energy & Technology Committee

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Topping Off Ceremony for Fire Training School

October 26, 2016

I recently attended the topping off ceremony for the Regional Fire Training School. The man of the hour at the ceremony was Assistant Fire Chief Chris Tracy, who has been an amazing advocate for the construction of this state of the art facility.

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Serving the families of Hamden and the state was an honor and privilege

May 23, 2016

My recent decision to not seek another term representing Hamden, the best community in Connecticut, in the legislature, and thus also relinquish my post as Speaker of the House of Representatives, was a tough one.

As I begin to reflect upon my time serving the families of my hometown Hamden, as well as the state, for the past 16 years, one thing is clear, it has been an honor and a privilege to represent all of you. I have thoroughly enjoyed the challenges, and relished working with my colleagues in the legislature on both sides of the political aisle.

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