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Bob Duff

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Representing Norwalk & Darien

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Contact: Adam Joseph

January 10, 2013

Duff to Chair Legislature‘s Energy & Technology Committee

Duff also appointed to serve on Children‘s, Appropriations, and Regulations Review Committees

State Senator Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) has been appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Donald E. Williams, Jr. (D-Brooklyn) to serve as Senate Chair of the General Assembly‘s Energy & Technology Committee.

Senator Duff said, “Energy & Technology is a very important legislative committee, and I am pleased to have the opportunity to serve as the panel‘s Co-Chair after having been a member for many years. As the state forges ahead with the adoption of our Comprehensive Energy Strategy, it is an exciting time to be working on energy issues. These are matters of enormous importance to our economy and economic development, for homeowners and businesses alike.”

Senator Duff was also appointed to serve as Vice Chair of the legislature‘s Committee on Children, and as a member of both the Appropriations Committee and the Regulations Review Committee.

Wednesday marked the first day of the General Assembly‘s 2013 Regular Legislative Session, which runs through June 5th. Senator Duff‘s committee appointments will continue through the rest of the current legislative term, till the end of 2014.

Senator Duff added, “I am looking forward to a really exciting session this year. We will be working hard to create economic opportunities for more people, to revive Connecticut‘s economy and address this stubborn recession. A balanced budget is a top priority as well, in addition to transportation, school safety and education issues.”


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