Posts Tagged ‘ Joe Markley ’

Commentary: Sen. Markley responds to opponent’s op-ed

July 16, 2016
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Sen. Joe Markley (R-16th district)

In a recent op-ed, Ryan Rogers argues that there’s something wrong with voting against legislation—that a “yes” vote is somehow inherently preferable to a “no.” I’d say it all depends on the bill. In my experience, it’s not legislation that failed but the disastrous bills that passed which damaged our state, beginning with Weicker’s income…

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Sampson, Markley help found Liberty Caucus

February 26, 2016
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Republican Liberty Caucus of Connecticut
www.facebook.com/RLCConnecticut

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 charitable organization in December to promote their shared vision of personal liberty, economic freedom and…

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Local legislators react to the State of the State address

February 10, 2016
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State of Connecticut

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Gov. Dannel Malloy, (D), delivered his State of the State address to the Connecticut General Assembly on Wednesday, Feb. 3, where he revealed his five-principle plan for strengthening the state economy. Malloy outlined a step-by-step process for creating a sustainable and enduring budget in the post-Great Recession economic environment. “We live in…

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Markley visits Southington Catholic

October 28, 2015
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News - Southington Catholic

Sen. Joe Markley visited with students and teachers at the new Southington Catholic Elementary School on Tuesday, Oct. 27.

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Sen. Markley and Rep. Sampson announce ‘Pizza & Politics’ tour

September 11, 2015
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Southington Politics

State Senator Joe Markley (R-Southington) and Rep. Rob Sampson (R-Southington, Wolcott) are kicking off their “Pizza & Politics” tour on Thursday, Sept. 17, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Formaggio Apizza at 1244 Meriden Ave. in Southington. Markley and Sampson will eat dinner and invite any and all interested people to sit down with…

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Letter: Markley and Zoni thank residents for Milldale Reunion success

August 8, 2015
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Letter: Markley and Zoni thank residents for Milldale Reunion success

To the editor: The Milldale School reunion last week was a delightful event for all who attended, and we want to thank those who made it possible: Marcia Phelps, an inspiring Physical Education teacher in town, who had the idea; Southington Fire Chief Buddy Clark, who made the necessary arrangements and preparations; Town Manager Gary…

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Legislators discuss session priorities

January 16, 2015
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State Senator Joe Markley (R- Southington) spoke at the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce legislative breakfast on Tuesday, Jan. 6 at Nuchies in Bristol.

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 and businesses, in particular eliminating the $300 business entity tax. State Senator Markley  (R-Southington) made…

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Q&A with state senate district 16 incumbent Joe Markley

November 3, 2014
By
Joe Markley

Joe Markley was educated in local schools and graduated from Southington High School in 1974. He earned a bachelor’s degree with high honors from Amherst College, and a master’s degree from Columbia University. Joe was elected to the State Senate in 1984. As a freshman, he chaired the Human Services committee, crafting and sponsoring the…

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Joe Markley likely running unopposed in the 16th Senate District

June 27, 2014
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Joe Markley

By Luke Marshall Special to The Observer The race for the state Senate 16th District is shaping up to be a one-man show. Joseph Markley, the Republican incumbent from Southington, has been endorsed for a fourth term in office. The 16th District covers portions of Cheshire, Prospect, Southington, Wolcott and Waterbury. “To say I have…

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Senator Markley honored with AARP award

January 17, 2014
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By Lisa Capobianco
State Senator Joe Markley, center, recently received an award from the Connecticut AARP. He is flanked, from left, by Connecticut AARP members, Joanne Siena, Janet Ferracci-Carter and Laura Schiavone.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer The Connecticut AARP honored Republican State Senator Joe Markley with the 2013 Legislative Achievement Award for his commitment to protecting the consumer rights of senior citizens in Southington. Last week, the Connecticut AARP, along with members of the community, applauded Senator Markley at Jensen’s Clubhouse for his work to ensure…

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