Tag: Joe Markley

Ringing the bell

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Sen. Joe Markley, State Rep. Rob Sampson and Rep.-elect John Fusco braved the cold weather on Thursday, Dec. 15 to collect money for the Salvation Army. In below freezing temperatures, Southington’s political figures “rang the…

Candidate profile: Joe Markley, 16th senate district

We reached out to the local candidates for the state senate and state house races via our editorial page and asked them three questions. Here are the answers for Joe Markley, the Republican incumbent for Connecticut’s 16th senatorial district: Question…

Sampson, Markley help found Liberty Caucus

By PAUL HUGHESREPUBLICAN-AMERICAN HARTFORD—A small band of Republicans is hoping to cultivate a grass-roots organization to grow its variety of conservatism in Democrat-leaning Connecticut. Rep. Robert C. Sampson, R-Southington, Wolcott, and Sen. Joseph C. Markley, R-Southington, and like-minded friends created a…

Legislators discuss session priorities

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER In preparation for the 2015 Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce Legislative Session, the Connecticut Business & Industry Association created a list of general goals and concerns, such as reducing unfunded mandates and taxes on towns…