Tag: Senator

Senator Markley honored with AARP award

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…

Legislators lay out plans prior to session

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer With the General Assembley scheduled to convene on February 5, state officials representing Southington have reflected on their top priorities and goals, which focus on enhancing business climate, increasing job opportunities and assisting senior citizens.…

Senator Blumenthal talks partisan gridlock

By Ed Harris
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, center, talks with Chamber of Commerce President Art Secondo, left, and Chamber Chairman Tony Sheffy, right.

By Ed Harris Editor Senator Richard Blumenthal discussed the sequester and partisan gridlock, amongst other topics, during an appearance at a recent Southington Chamber of Commerce Celebrity Breakfast. Blumenthal argued that there are cuts that are needed, but argued that…