Danbury State Representative Michael Ferguson went back to school recently, to explain the role of local representatives in state government. The former Board of Ed member spoke to a Danbury High School civics class and answered questions on topics including current and proposed state law, the passing of a bi-partisan compromise state budget, education policies, and tolls.
Some Newtown students recently spent time at the state capitol. St. Rose’s fourth-grade students were welcomed by Representative Mitch Bolinsky. The students also met with Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman, learned about the Capitol's history, and visited the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch in Bushnell Park.
As New Milford High Schoolers head into their last few days of classes, State Representative Bill Buckbee spoke with two groups of students enrolled in civics courses. Buckbee answered questions about the job of representing New Milford in Hartford, how state business is conducted, and was specific pieces of legislation he crafted.