Rep. Sean Scanlon speaks outside the State Capitol on November 12, 2020 on the topic of increased access and affordability of health care in Connecticut.
Rep. Sean Scanlon is sworn in to his fourth term representing Branford and Guilford on January 6, 2021 outside the State Capitol in Hartford.
Rep. Sean Scanlon speaks in front of the State Capitol after being named chair of the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee on November 10, 2020.
Rep. Scanlon served as the announcer for the annual Nick Kruczek Memorial Jamboree on Saturday November 26th. Scanlon is joined here by Nick's mom and Guilford resident Sue Kruczek.
Rep. Scanlon is joined by Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman, First Selectman Joe Mazza, and Sen. Ted Kennedy Jr. to celebrate the formal opening of the new Guilford Green downtown parking lot. At the request of the town, Scanlon secured $450,000 in state funding in 2015 to upgrade the parking lot including re-paving, the addition of sidewalks and lighting, and the reconfiguration of handicapped spaces to make the town's business district more handicapped-friendly.
Rep. Scanlon speaks at the #Branford4Orlando community vigil on the Branford Green to mourn those lost in the tragic attack in Orlando, Florida.
On April 9, Rep. Sean Scanlon attended the Kiosk opening ceremony for Guilford's Preservation Alliance.
Rep. Sean Scanlon and Rep. Lonnie Reed welcomed the students and coaches from the Walsh Intermediate School Dance Team to the House of Representatives on April 19th to recognize them for winning the 2016 National Dance Team Championships.
State Rep. Sean Scanlon presents a citation to Officer Luigi Amasino for him and his partner Joker, the Branford Police Department K9 dog, at a fundraiser for Joker's bulletproof vest sponsored by the Branford Exchange Club.
Rep. Scanlon congratulates the GHS Girls Fencing Team and Coach Kyle Mezzi for winning their second consecutive state championship!
Representative Sean Scanlon added his name to the #EndTheRWord campaign at Guilford High School. Guilford should be very proud of these student leaders!
Rep. Scanlon welcomes the Guilford Green Patrol up at the Capitol. The group works with their classmates and in town to raise awareness about the need to be more environmentally conscious.
On March 21, Rep. Sean Scanlon unveiled a bill he co-authored which would limit first-time and non-chronic opiate prescriptions for adults to a 7 day supply and all minor's prescriptions to 7 days. Overprescribing these highly addictive drugs is all too common and this bill will go a long way towards reducing the number of excess pills in our society that often end up in the wrong hands.
According to a report from the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, opioid use is “at unprecedented levels and is exacting a huge toll in terms of dependence, addiction, overdose and death.” “The dramatic rise in prescription drug abuse is something affecting each and every town in Connecticut and this country,” Scanlon says.
Rep. Sean Scanlon met with students from Guilford who went on a class trip to the State Capitol.
Confronted by an ill-advised proposal to eliminate the Citizen’s Election Program to help balance the state budget, Rep. Sean Scanlon led a successful effort to save the program by joining forces with Reps. Matt Lesser and Greg Haddad and advocates for clean elections.
Rep. Sean Scanlon joins Rep. Lonnie Reed, First Selectman Jamie Cosgrove and Town Clerk Lisa Arpin in the Veterans Day Parade in Branford.
Rep. Sean Scanlon joined with Sen. Ted Kennedy Jr. and Rep. Vincent Candelora to hold a discussion of domestic violence with members of the Shoreline Domestic Violence Task Force. The discussion was held as part of October being designated national “Domestic Violence Awareness Month.” The Task Force is composed of activists, social service providers, health care professionals and law enforcement from Guilford, Branford and Madison.
Representative Sean Scanlon joins Senator Ted Kennedy Jr. for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Branford Shoreline Studio.
State Representatives Sean Scanlon and Lonnie Reed host students from Branford’s Murphy School during a visit to the State Capitol.
Representative Sean Scanlon participated in and completed Fire Ops 101, a half day training exercise at the Hartford Fire Department Training Facility designed to give elected officials a first-hand glimpse of what a day in the life of a firefighter is like.
Rep. Sean Scanlon joined Rep. Lonnie Reed Thursday in hosting school children from Branford who toured the State Capitol. The students are 4th graders from Mary R. Tisko School.
Representative Sean Scanlon and Senator Ted Kennedy Jr. helped Guilford High School students participating in the “End the R-Word” campaign by signing the pledge and encouraging others to do so as well
Sean Scanlon welcomes Guilford families to the State Capitol for the Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) Legislative Caucus "Family Action Day."