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We need people who will work across the aisle, bring us together, and find solutions to move our state forward. We need leaders with the vision to make our state better.

AN INDEPENDENT VOICE

DELIVERING AS YOUR STATE SENATOR

  • $192,846 for West Have Police Department to reimburse them for the purchase of body cameras, dash cameras and video storage devices
  • $277,500 for Bureau of Aquaculture in Milford to make repairs and renovations
  • $600,000 for Bridges Healthcare Inc. to purchase a new HVAC system
  • $2.3 million to convert a former firehouse into the Woodbridge Community Centre
  • $66,996 for Milford Police Department to reimburse them for the purchase of body cameras and video storage devices
  • $750,000 to construct a walkway along the Wepawaug River in Milford
  • $1 million for student loan forgives for police officers

Senator Maroney helped pass a bipartisan budgets that resulted in keeping taxes down. The budget bill provides property tax relief for many Connecticut homeowners. A one-time child tax rebate is becoming available. The rebate will equal $250 per child for up to three children. the maximum credit will be $750. Pension and annuity income is becoming tax exempt.

 

In just the last 2 years Senator Maroney has been able to secure for his constituents funding for

  • $2.7 Million for the completion of Founders Walk in downtown Milford.
  • Funding for flooding mitigation on Beach St. in West Haven.
  • Money for the expansion of Milford Library and other local infrastructure projects.
  • Secured Funding to start a women in manufacturing program at Platt Tech.
  • Secured funding for a workforce development pilot program at Boys and Girls Club.
  • Strengthening Connecticut’s economy and reduce unemployment.
  • The Workforce Pipeline & Apprenticeship initiative was expanded. The program’s goal was expanded to train and place up to 10,000 workers into well paying jobs.

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As your State Senator James has:

Co-sponsored and developed Senate Bill No. 72  – The bill provides a tax credit to employers who make payments on any of their employees’ student loans from the Connecticut Higher Education Supplemental Loan Authority.

Supported veterans as chair of the Veteran’s Affairs CommitteeHe authored the bill establishing the Military to Machinist Program, which he ensured passed both the Connecticut House and Senate with unanimous approval, before Gov. Lamont signed it into law last August. The bill helps veterans gain the skills needed to secure employment in advanced manufacturing and similar jobs, not only helping veterans in making the transition out of the military but also bolstering Connecticut’s manufacturing industry.

He Authored “An Act Concerning Opportunity Zones”The bill, which Senator Maroney introduced just two weeks into term, worked to increase long-term economic investment across the state and expedite the permitting process for new projects within the state’s opportunity zones. It passed the Senate with unanimous support and was signed into law in June of 2019.

He led debate on Senate Bill No. 957, “An Act Concerning Computer Science Instruction in Public Schools.” This forward thinking law established computer science education as a required subject for all Connecticut schools. It made Connecticut the first state in the country to require that teacher preparation programs offer instruction in how to teach programming and coding while also establishing a specific certification program for computer science teachers.

He oversaw the development of Senate Bill No. 832. Bill No. 832 created an elder abuse registry for Connecticut. The registry established a public database of known offenders who have been convicted of assault or any form of abuse, helping to ensure that the elderly population and disabled adults are cared for and adequately protected from harm.

He oversaw the passage of “An Act Concerning Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Training and Best Practices. This act ensures that all healthcare professionals treating adults have proper training to recognize the signs of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. The bill also lays the groundwork for creating programs to care for Connecticut residents living with Alzheimer’s. The bill was passed with unanimous approval from both chambers of the General Assembly.

As your State Senator James will:

Work to make Connecticut the most innovative state in the country.

Balance the budget responsiblyFund infrastructure improvements and preserve the safety net while staying within our means.

Fight for a world class educationPromote apprenticeships and trade schools to prepare our children for the jobs available today. Ensure access to higher education, so our students are prepared for the jobs of tomorrow. Advocate for continuing education for all, so no one is left behind in our fast-changing economy.

Support the middle classFight for good jobs that will keep working families from moving out of state and allow our kids to start their careers here.

Stop the partisan bickeringWork together to find real solutions to real problems.

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