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August 3, 2015

Senator Toni Boucher talks with Tony Terzi on Talk of Connecticut Radio WDRC

August 3, 2015

(Audio) Here are 2 bad ideas for CT: A new mileage tax and tolls. Sen. Boucher updates Tony Terzi of the Talk of Connecticut.

August 3, 2015

(Audio) Will we soon get taxed by the mile in Connecticut? Sen. Boucher updates Vinnie Penn of WELI AM 960.

August 3, 2015

(Audio) Why are Democrats considering a new mileage tax on CT residents? Sen. Boucher updates Brad Davis of the Talk of Connecticut.

August 3, 2015

CT Democrats won’t rule out a new “mileage tax” – what do you think?

July 29, 2015

Boucher: Important transportation upgrade is a GO

July 16, 2015

Budget, tax increase dominate legislative wrap-up [Fairfield Minuteman]

July 16, 2015

A Crisis Until State Changes Budget Ways

July 15, 2015

“How long will we remain in crisis mode?” (Sen. Boucher’s Letter to Hartford Courant)

July 10, 2015

Boucher: A Time for Healing [Ridgefield Press]

July 9, 2015

States Are Lowering Their Estate Taxes to Lure Retirees

July 7, 2015

Fasano, Kissel Statement on Hallmark Enfield Closure Connecticut Loses 570 Jobs [Danbury News-Times]

July 7, 2015

Pelto: Senator Toni Boucher calls Malloy out on his latest anti-teacher hissy fit

July 7, 2015

Boucher: Why Is Governor Malloy Undermining Teachers Again?

July 2, 2015

Union Leader ‘Stunned’ By Malloy Veto of Standards For Education Commish

July 2, 2015

Governor Vetoes Requirements For Education Commissioner [Hartford Courant]

July 1, 2015

Senate OKs Budget Changes; House Approves Early Tuesday Morning

June 30, 2015

Senator Toni Boucher talks with Robin Pastore of WGCH of Happy & Healthy at Any Age about the new state budget – Tune in on 1490 AM radio [Audio]

June 23, 2015

The Budget that everyone is talking about

June 22, 2015

Connecticut’s budget problems are just getting started

June 22, 2015

State Reps. Dan Carter and Stephen Harding and State Sens. Toni Boucher and Michael McLachlan will be hosting a town hall meeting Wednesday at the Bethel Public Library.

June 22, 2015

Sen. Boucher op-ed – I urge all of you to contact the governor and respectfully ask him to veto this budget.

June 16, 2015

Boucher asks ‘what will it take?’ for Malloy to veto budget [Redding Pilot]

June 12, 2015

Kudos to The Hour

June 11, 2015

Meet the Leaders – Closing Day

June 2, 2015

Businesses criticize Connecticut budget over spending, taxes [AP]

June 1, 2015

Proposed state budget diverts most new transportation dollars [CT Mirror]

May 21, 2015

In-state tuition, aid offered undocumented immigrants [CT Post]

May 21, 2015

Senate, House Pass Bills To Help Connecticut’s Dreamers [CT News Junkie]

May 15, 2015

Lawmakers look for improvements on CT rail service [WFSB.com]

May 14, 2015

Yale Divinity Student Arrested For Protesting At Israeli Defense Forces Lunch In Westport [Hartford Courant]

May 7, 2015

Bill Promoting Labor History Curriculum Clears Senate [Hartford Courant]

May 4, 2015

Area lawmaker critical of transfers into General Fund [WLAD.com]

April 30, 2015

Tolls Dominate Forum On Transportation Issues [Hartford Courant]

April 28, 2015

Connecticut Sen. Toni Boucher: GOP Has Transportation Funding Plan [CBS New York]

April 28, 2015

Crash survivor recalls accident that removed Connecticut’s tolls [WTNH]

April 27, 2015

Senator Boucher Appears on Meet the Leaders [Video]

April 10, 2015

2nd Chance moves ahead [Journal Inquirer]

April 8, 2015

Kids’ medical marijuana bill takes a step forward [Stamford Advocate]

April 8, 2015

Weston state legislators tackle hot topics [Weston Forum]

April 7, 2015

Privatization an option for highway infrastructure fixes [Danbury News-Times]

March 18, 2015

Connecticut car dealers look to loosen automakers’ grip [Westfair Online]

March 18, 2015

Lawmakers consider changes to CT’s prevailing wage [HartfordBusiness.com]

March 6, 2015

Super 7, Danbury line in vogue at legislative breakfast [Wilton Bulletin]

March 6, 2015

Report On ‘Congestion’ Tolls Expected To Heat Up Connecticut Debate [Hartford Courant]

March 6, 2015

Boucher: Expensive mandates cost needed jobs [Minuteman News]

March 2, 2015

Senator Boucher Appears on Meet the Leaders [Video]

February 26, 2015

Residents to lawmakers: No tolls [Connecticut Post]

February 26, 2015

Legislators Hear Opposition To Flat-Funding State Education Aid [Hartford Courant]

February 26, 2015

Toll Opponents, Border Towns Plead Their Cases [Hartford Courant]

February 26, 2015

Debate continues on bringing tolls to CT [WFSB 3]

February 25, 2015

Hundreds turn out for labor committee hearing at Middletown city hall [Middletown Press]

February 20, 2015

Governor breathes new life into Super 7 [Wilton Bulletin]

February 13, 2015

Lawmakers want Metro-North contract put out to bid [Fox CT]

February 13, 2015

State Senator Proposes Scrapping Metro-North as Rail Operator [NBC Connecticut]

January 21, 2015

Proposal would open doors to free community college [CT Post]

January 15, 2015

Tolls steering state Capitol conversation [FoxCT]

January 15, 2015

CT lawmakers discuss possibility of bringing back tolls [WFSB.com]

January 15, 2015

Tolls on the Table in Connecticut General Assembly [NBC]

January 14, 2015

New Milford school board balks at state-mandated calendar [Danbury News-Times]

January 5, 2015

Greater Danbury lawmakers oppose border tolls to raise money for transportation [Danbury News-Times]

December 31, 2014

Legislators concerned by UConn president’s raise [CT Mirror]

December 30, 2014

UConn president gets 11.4 percent raise [Greenwich Time]

December 30, 2014

YEAR IN REVIEW: Local politicians look back at 2014 [Norwalk Hour]

December 18, 2014

Mental Health Advocates Meet with County Legislators for Educational Forum [Norwalk Hour]

December 17, 2014

State Senate Republicans announce committee assignments [WLAD]

December 10, 2014

Legislators share views on economy, housing [Minuteman Newscenter]

December 10, 2014

Online petition launched to fight CL&P rate hike request [WLAD]

December 10, 2014

Meriden’s Benigni submits credentials for state education commissioner post [MyRecordJournal.com]

December 2, 2014

State promotes major changes in the teaching of social studies [New London Day]

November 25, 2014

Unclogging the Heart of I-95 [Wall Street Journal]

November 24, 2014

Republicans Seek Special Legislative Session To Cut State Budget [Hartford Courant]

September 12, 2014

UConn Beer Billboards Brew Controversy [FoxCT]

September 11, 2014

UConn Beer Billboards Cause Flap [Hartford Courant]

September 10, 2014

Higher ed board seeking 10% more from state to hold tuition hike to 2% [Journal Inquirer]

September 10, 2014

Malloy Seeks To Ease Rising Tuition Rates [Hartford Courant]

August 28, 2014

DMV Delay Pure Politics

August 27, 2014

GOP Lawmakers Demand DMV Disclose Governor’s Role in Delaying Immigrant Driver’s Licenses

August 25, 2014

Sen. Boucher: Abuse of Benefits Intended for those in Need is Deplorable

August 25, 2014

Sen. Boucher Joins Working Group to Help Promote Safe Havens Law

August 21, 2014

Weston Residents Tour State Capitol Complex With Sen. Toni Boucher

August 13, 2014

(Wilton Villager) Sen. Boucher, State and Local Officials Introduce Money-Saving Natural Gas Line

August 5, 2014

(The Wilton Daily Voice) Kids Salute Wilton’s Toni Boucher For Her Work As A Children’s Champion

July 31, 2014

VIDEO: “Children’s Champion” Senator Toni Boucher Award Presentation [Bethel Patch]

July 28, 2014

(Norwalk Hour) Wilton receives $500K grant for train station walkway

July 25, 2014

(Hartford Courant) Sen. Boucher: “Danbury line riders feel Metro-North is not listening to them. They have complaint fatigue.”

July 25, 2014

(Danbury News Times Editorial) Metro-North: How about an advocate for the Danbury branch line?

July 24, 2014

Sherwood Island to undergo face lift (Westport Minuteman)

July 20, 2014

State Sen. Toni Boucher Co- Sponsors New Law After UConn Rape Case [Wilton Patch]

June 16, 2014

(NY Post) Sen. Boucher: 175 Metro-North Bridge Malfunctions in Past Year Affect NY and CT [Ny Post]

June 12, 2014

(Associated Press) “Boucher says Malloy’s administration has transferred $184 million from the special transportation fund”

June 11, 2014

Sen. Boucher Featured in Fairfield County Business Journal. “Wake-Up Call on Education”

June 11, 2014

How Would You Have Used The $190 Million?

June 2, 2014

Sen. Toni Boucher (R-Wilton) issued the following statement regarding the passing of longtime State Rep. Larry Miller (R-Stratford)

May 29, 2014

Sen. Boucher: “Once Again, Metro-North in Reactive Mode. “

May 23, 2014

SHERWOOD ISLAND STATE PARK EXPECTED TO RECEIVE $3.1 MILLION FOR MAJOR IMPROVEMENTS

May 21, 2014

Economic Assistance Grants Awarded to Ridgefield

May 21, 2014

Economic Assistance Grant Awarded to Redding Mark Twain Library

May 19, 2014

Bethel Delegation Applauds $430,000 Grant for Streetscape Improvements

May 19, 2014

Metro-North responds to Deep Dive report

May 15, 2014

College professor promoted while in jail [NECN.com]

April 28, 2014

Senate Approves Preschool Package [CT News Junkie]

April 7, 2014

Metro-North: A Decade of Defects [CT Post]

March 26, 2014

Keno clings to life in strange CT legislative mixture [Connecticut Mirror]

March 24, 2014

Boucher Statement on the Passing of Lou Rell

March 24, 2014

Republicans Not Giving Up On Common Core Moratorium [Hartford Courant]

March 14, 2014

Sen. Boucher Statement on Operation Deep Dive Report of Metro North by the Federal Railroad Administration

March 11, 2014

The People Have Spoken

March 6, 2014

Hands off money for rail fixes [Connecticut Post]

March 5, 2014

Metro-North Releases Plan For Improvements [Hartford Courant]

March 5, 2014

Holding New Metro North Leadership’s Feet to Fire

March 5, 2014

Is a Higher Minimum Wage Really a Raise?

March 3, 2014

Girl Scout Day at the Capitol

February 28, 2014

Lawmakers Vent At Metro-North Brass [Hartford Courant]

February 28, 2014

Metro North pledges plan of action [WTNH]

February 28, 2014

Metro-North officials: Timeliness interfered with safety [CT Mirror]

February 24, 2014

Railroad create new safety-chief post [Greenwich Time]

February 24, 2014

Latest Location Of Metro-North Woes: Danbury

February 20, 2014

Boucher Blasts 1st of its Kind Job Killing Measure Coming out of Labor Committee

February 20, 2014

Boucher: Protect Connecticut’s Open Space Permanently

February 19, 2014

Statement on NTSB recommendations to Metro North

February 4, 2014

Money to improve Metro North infrastructure [WTNH.com]

February 4, 2014

Sen. Boucher on Metro North [Capitol Report]

January 30, 2014

Boucher: We may need to call a timeout on Common Core [Stamford Advocate]

January 30, 2014

Malloy Would Delay Teacher Evaluations; State Won’t Spend $1M To Promote Common Core [CT News Junkie]

January 27, 2014

Boucher renews call for Metro-North oversight board following stranding of passengers in Westport [Minuteman News Center]

January 27, 2014

Metro-North screeches to a halt [Connecticut Post]

January 23, 2014

Commuters: Metro-North bill of rights doesn’t go far enough [Connecticut Post]

January 9, 2014

Reorganized Metro-North panel off to rocky start [Associated Press]

January 8, 2014

Sen. Boucher: Permut resigning is the culmination of complete negligence and no accountability on this rail line.

January 7, 2014

Metro-North President Will Retire From Trouble-Plagued Railroad

January 3, 2014

Gun registration deadline passes in state [Wilton Villager]

January 3, 2014

Metro-North Failed To Report Incident After Woman Killed By Train [Hartford Courant]

January 3, 2014

Senator Boucher Talks with Larry Rifkin of WATR [Audio]

January 2, 2014

Republican lawmakers want Conn gun registration extended [Journal Inquirer]

January 2, 2014

Sen. Boucher Requests Metro-North Oversight Board

January 1, 2014

Talk to Me

December 30, 2013

New Gun Law Frustration – Boucher asks for extension

December 30, 2013

Sen. Boucher: Nation Optimistic over Lower Jobless Claims While Connecticut Labor Force Shrinks

December 20, 2013

Metro-North Workers Falsify Time Sheets: NYT

December 19, 2013

In Light of New Unemployment Rate, Senator Boucher Expresses Concern About Connecticut’s Declining Labor Force

December 18, 2013

Conn. legislative committee voices concerns about recent Metro-North woes; suggest new vendor [Daily Journal]

December 18, 2013

Metro-North Assures Malloy It Is Making Progress On Safety [Hartford Courant]

November 19, 2013

Advocates for gifted kids cite Boucher [Westport News]

November 15, 2013

Sen. Boucher: Improvements to Danbury branch line welcome; Commuters to benefit

November 15, 2013

Health Care Forum in Wilton Brings a Packed House

November 14, 2013

Sen. Boucher Statement on UCONN Sexual Assault Informational Hearing

November 14, 2013

Sex assault victims say UConn failed them [Connecticut Post]

November 13, 2013

Senator Boucher Statement on Tabling the Issue of Limiting UCONN Credits

November 13, 2013

Wilton, Ridgefield, Bethel and Redding to Receive School Security Funding

November 13, 2013

Norwalk Valley River Trail

November 7, 2013

State Senator Toni Boucher Selected 2013 Friend of the Gifted

November 6, 2013

We Honor ~ William F. Vornkahl III, CT Veterans Hall of Fame

November 5, 2013

Paying for GAAP with the State Credit Card is Risky Business

November 1, 2013

Senator Boucher to Host Informational Discussion on Changes to Healthcare Laws

October 31, 2013

Sen. Boucher Honors CHET Advance Scholarship Winners!

October 31, 2013

Sen. Boucher: It is ConEd’s Responsibility to Reimburse Commuters

October 28, 2013

Sen. Boucher: It is ConEd’s Responsibility to Reimburse Commuters

October 25, 2013

CT lawmakers eye NY’s “Texting Zone” strategy for highway safety [CT Mirror]

October 25, 2013

Senator Boucher’s Town Hall Presentation [PDF]

October 25, 2013

Town Hall Series a Success

October 24, 2013

GOP Leaders Demand Legislative Hearings on UConn Sex Assault Policies [CT Capitol Watch]

October 23, 2013

Glitch in 2011 Malloy/union pact rips hole in CT public colleges’ budgets [Connecticut Mirror]

October 4, 2013

How Affordable is Connecticut’s Flagship University? [CTNewsJunkie.com]

September 25, 2013

Train service to pick up on Danbury line [Danbury News-Times]

September 23, 2013

UCONN Economists: more borrowing will lift state Sen. Boucher: wrong direction

September 19, 2013

Westport to Receive School Security Funding Sen. McKinney, Sen. Boucher, Rep. Lavielle: Protecting our Children is a Top Priority

August 28, 2013

Banned rig crash nothing new to Parkway [Greenwich Time]

August 26, 2013

Commuter advocacy watchdog council still lacks members [Greenwich Time]

August 26, 2013

Malloy administration asked chairman of state’s college system to step aside [Connecticut Mirror]

August 22, 2013

Sen. Boucher, Rep. Lavielle Pleased Cablevision Issuing Credits for Lost Service

August 19, 2013

Sen. Boucher statement on Transportation Legisation

August 14, 2013

Sen. Boucher Cheers on Westport Little Leaguers

August 14, 2013

Sen. Boucher Statement on 2013 CMT and CAPT Test Scores

August 12, 2013

Troubling dip in income tax withholding revenue raises red flag

August 8, 2013

Who is Looking Out for the Students?

August 6, 2013

STEAP grant helps Bethel fix ailing sidewalks [WLAD.com]

August 5, 2013

$250,000 Worth of Improvements for Bethel! [Bethel's Hamlet Hub]

July 24, 2013

Sen. Boucher Tapped for School Construction Oversight Committee

July 23, 2013

The Veto Session

July 15, 2013

Robin Oshman: Welcome change to state mandates [Connecticut Post]

June 4, 2013

Senate Punches Back At Citizens United; Advocates Say More Money Is Not The Answer [CTNewsJunkie]

June 1, 2013

Senate votes to phase in teacher reviews [Connecticut Post]

May 31, 2013

Sen. Boucher Helps Usher Education Bills through Senate

May 31, 2013

Senate Approves Driver’s Licenses For Undocumented Immigrants [Hartford Courant]

May 29, 2013

Senate Floor remarks by State Senator Toni Boucher regarding HB 6495

May 29, 2013

Driver’s License for Undocumented Immigrants

May 29, 2013

Coastal Management Bill Gets Unanimous Passage in State Senate

May 29, 2013

Senator Boucher Works to Gain Bipartisan Passage of School Safety Legislation

May 24, 2013

Controversial Proposals Dominate in the State Legislature

May 23, 2013

Education Update

May 20, 2013

Help Me Prevent A Connecticut Gas Tax Hike

May 18, 2013

Metro-North train collision update

May 17, 2013

Regents name Gray new system president [Connecticut Post]

May 17, 2013

Restore School Transportation Funding

May 16, 2013

Statement on the new President of the Board of Regents for Higher Education

May 14, 2013

Small Airport Towers – Big Business Impact

May 13, 2013

Tax Freedom Day in Connecticut

April 30, 2013

Southwestern CT Leaders Oppose Mandated Regionalization BIll

April 29, 2013

Arbor Day at the Capitol

April 29, 2013

Top Ranked CT Schools

April 26, 2013

Senate unanimously OKs benefits for discharged gay vets [Connecticut Post]

April 26, 2013

State Sen. Toni Boucher: Connecticut’s economy at risk [Danbury News-Times]

March 26, 2013

Malloy may lose authority to hire, fire regents president [Waterbury Republican-American]

March 21, 2013

Sen. Boucher Statement Regarding the Death of Westport Marine

March 21, 2013

Sen. Boucher Statement Regarding the Board of Regents

March 21, 2013

Sen. Boucher Statement Regarding Tolls

March 20, 2013

TRAIN BOARD JUMPING TRACKS [Waterbury Republican-American]

March 18, 2013

Sen. Boucher to be Featured Speaker at Senior Fair

March 18, 2013

Senator Boucher to Host Town Hall Meeting in Redding

March 15, 2013

Shaban, Carter and Boucher to Hold Redding Town Hall Meeting on State Issues

March 13, 2013

Rally at WCSU – Sen. Boucher joined students over proposed tuition and fee increases

March 13, 2013

Sen. Boucher Attends Sandy Hook Workers Fund Bill Signing

March 13, 2013

Bill to allow Academically Advanced Students to get a Jump Start on a College Passes Education Committee

March 12, 2013

Tax Reductions incentivize businesses

March 11, 2013

Sen. Boucher Statement re: The Community Celebration of Bill Meyer’s contributions to Westport.

March 8, 2013

All Female Legislators Co-Sponsoring Bill On Human Trafficking

March 7, 2013

Proposals For Highway Tolls Creep Ahead On Partisan Vote [Hartford Courant]

March 7, 2013

LEGISLATURE TO ESTABLISH FUND FOR SANDY HOOK WORKERS

March 7, 2013

Senator Boucher to Host Town Hall Meeting in New Canaan

March 6, 2013

State Sen. Toni Boucher: Will the reintroduction of tolls take a toll on commuters? [Danbury News-Times]

March 4, 2013

Any GOP Women Interested in Running in 2014? [The Hartfordite]

February 27, 2013

Lawmakers disagree on tolls as source of new revenue [New London Day]

February 14, 2013

State Sen. Toni Boucher: Upgrading Danbury branch line should be a top priority [Danbury News Times]

February 14, 2013

Connecticut Lawmakers hear about school security [WFSB]

February 14, 2013

Transportation Committee Gets Lesson In Gender Equality From 11-Year-Old Girl [CT News Junkie]

February 14, 2013

Lawmakers Seek Ways To Improve Waterbury, Danbury Rail Lines [Hartford Courant]

February 14, 2013

DOT Announces Plans to Install Gates at Long Ridge Road Railroad Crossing [DOT]

February 14, 2013

Lawmakers move closer to Sandy Hook changes [Associated Press]

February 5, 2013

Push is on to electrify Danbury rail line [Norwalk Citizen]

February 5, 2013

Five early childhood agencies to become one [Norwalk Citizen]

February 4, 2013

Malloy Presents Details of $2 Billion Plan For UConn [Hartford Courant]

January 28, 2013

Officials say more safety measures needed [CT Post]

January 25, 2013

State Sen. Toni Boucher, R-26, has been named co-chair of a group charged with examining school safety. [New Canaan Patch]

January 7, 2013

Lawmakers have full plate as legislature convenes [New London Day]

January 7, 2013

As rail projects stall, questions arise [Danbury News Times]

April 18, 2012

Train commute could get costly [WTNH]

March 7, 2012

Sen. Boucher Statement re: Palliative Use of Marijuana

March 2, 2012

Teachers Voice Concerns Over Education Reform Plan [The Daily Westport]

March 2, 2012

Westport teachers say education reform plans fail to make the grade [Westport News]

February 15, 2012

Six Groups Put Together Education Agenda of Their Own [CTNewsJunkie]

February 10, 2012

Lawmakers ready to tackle education reform ideas [Associated Press]

January 23, 2012

Tolls or Taxes? How To Fund Transportation Infrastructure [CT News Junkie]

January 20, 2012

A Year in Review

March 31, 2011

As teacher layoff notices go out, no change in seniority rules [CT Mirror]

March 21, 2011

Second Set of New M-8 Rail Cars Enters Service On the New Haven Line [CT DOT]

March 1, 2011

New Rail Cars Ready to Roll!

February 10, 2011

“Towns should be free to negotiate the elimination of plastic bags on a local level…charging a fee may hurt, not help.” [Video]

December 31, 2014

Legislators concerned by UConn president’s raise [CT Mirror]

December 30, 2014

UConn president gets 11.4 percent raise [Greenwich Time]

December 30, 2014

YEAR IN REVIEW: Local politicians look back at 2014 [Norwalk Hour]

December 18, 2014

Mental Health Advocates Meet with County Legislators for Educational Forum [Norwalk Hour]

December 17, 2014

State Senate Republicans announce committee assignments [WLAD]

December 10, 2014

Legislators share views on economy, housing [Minuteman Newscenter]

December 10, 2014

Online petition launched to fight CL&P rate hike request [WLAD]

December 10, 2014

Meriden’s Benigni submits credentials for state education commissioner post [MyRecordJournal.com]

December 2, 2014

State promotes major changes in the teaching of social studies [New London Day]

November 25, 2014

Unclogging the Heart of I-95 [Wall Street Journal]

November 24, 2014

Republicans Seek Special Legislative Session To Cut State Budget [Hartford Courant]

September 12, 2014

UConn Beer Billboards Brew Controversy [FoxCT]

September 11, 2014

UConn Beer Billboards Cause Flap [Hartford Courant]

September 10, 2014

Higher ed board seeking 10% more from state to hold tuition hike to 2% [Journal Inquirer]

September 10, 2014

Malloy Seeks To Ease Rising Tuition Rates [Hartford Courant]

August 28, 2014

DMV Delay Pure Politics

August 27, 2014

GOP Lawmakers Demand DMV Disclose Governor’s Role in Delaying Immigrant Driver’s Licenses

August 25, 2014

Sen. Boucher: Abuse of Benefits Intended for those in Need is Deplorable

August 25, 2014

Sen. Boucher Joins Working Group to Help Promote Safe Havens Law

August 21, 2014

Weston Residents Tour State Capitol Complex With Sen. Toni Boucher

August 13, 2014

(Wilton Villager) Sen. Boucher, State and Local Officials Introduce Money-Saving Natural Gas Line

August 5, 2014

(The Wilton Daily Voice) Kids Salute Wilton’s Toni Boucher For Her Work As A Children’s Champion

July 31, 2014

VIDEO: “Children’s Champion” Senator Toni Boucher Award Presentation [Bethel Patch]

July 28, 2014

(Norwalk Hour) Wilton receives $500K grant for train station walkway

July 25, 2014

(Hartford Courant) Sen. Boucher: “Danbury line riders feel Metro-North is not listening to them. They have complaint fatigue.”

July 25, 2014

(Danbury News Times Editorial) Metro-North: How about an advocate for the Danbury branch line?

July 24, 2014

Sherwood Island to undergo face lift (Westport Minuteman)

July 20, 2014

State Sen. Toni Boucher Co- Sponsors New Law After UConn Rape Case [Wilton Patch]

June 16, 2014

(NY Post) Sen. Boucher: 175 Metro-North Bridge Malfunctions in Past Year Affect NY and CT [Ny Post]

June 12, 2014

(Associated Press) “Boucher says Malloy’s administration has transferred $184 million from the special transportation fund”

June 11, 2014

Sen. Boucher Featured in Fairfield County Business Journal. “Wake-Up Call on Education”

June 11, 2014

How Would You Have Used The $190 Million?

June 2, 2014

Sen. Toni Boucher (R-Wilton) issued the following statement regarding the passing of longtime State Rep. Larry Miller (R-Stratford)

May 29, 2014

Sen. Boucher: “Once Again, Metro-North in Reactive Mode. “

May 23, 2014

SHERWOOD ISLAND STATE PARK EXPECTED TO RECEIVE $3.1 MILLION FOR MAJOR IMPROVEMENTS

May 21, 2014

Economic Assistance Grants Awarded to Ridgefield

May 21, 2014

Economic Assistance Grant Awarded to Redding Mark Twain Library

May 19, 2014

Bethel Delegation Applauds $430,000 Grant for Streetscape Improvements

May 19, 2014

Metro-North responds to Deep Dive report

May 15, 2014

College professor promoted while in jail [NECN.com]

April 28, 2014

Senate Approves Preschool Package [CT News Junkie]

April 7, 2014

Metro-North: A Decade of Defects [CT Post]

March 26, 2014

Keno clings to life in strange CT legislative mixture [Connecticut Mirror]

March 24, 2014

Boucher Statement on the Passing of Lou Rell

March 24, 2014

Republicans Not Giving Up On Common Core Moratorium [Hartford Courant]

March 14, 2014

Sen. Boucher Statement on Operation Deep Dive Report of Metro North by the Federal Railroad Administration

March 11, 2014

The People Have Spoken

March 6, 2014

Hands off money for rail fixes [Connecticut Post]

March 5, 2014

Metro-North Releases Plan For Improvements [Hartford Courant]

March 5, 2014

Holding New Metro North Leadership’s Feet to Fire

March 5, 2014

Is a Higher Minimum Wage Really a Raise?

March 3, 2014

Girl Scout Day at the Capitol

February 28, 2014

Lawmakers Vent At Metro-North Brass [Hartford Courant]

February 28, 2014

Metro North pledges plan of action [WTNH]

February 28, 2014

Metro-North officials: Timeliness interfered with safety [CT Mirror]

February 24, 2014

Railroad create new safety-chief post [Greenwich Time]

February 24, 2014

Latest Location Of Metro-North Woes: Danbury

February 20, 2014

Boucher Blasts 1st of its Kind Job Killing Measure Coming out of Labor Committee

February 20, 2014

Boucher: Protect Connecticut’s Open Space Permanently

February 19, 2014

Statement on NTSB recommendations to Metro North

February 4, 2014

Money to improve Metro North infrastructure [WTNH.com]

February 4, 2014

Sen. Boucher on Metro North [Capitol Report]

January 30, 2014

Boucher: We may need to call a timeout on Common Core [Stamford Advocate]

January 30, 2014

Malloy Would Delay Teacher Evaluations; State Won’t Spend $1M To Promote Common Core [CT News Junkie]

January 27, 2014

Boucher renews call for Metro-North oversight board following stranding of passengers in Westport [Minuteman News Center]

January 27, 2014

Metro-North screeches to a halt [Connecticut Post]

January 23, 2014

Commuters: Metro-North bill of rights doesn’t go far enough [Connecticut Post]

January 9, 2014

Reorganized Metro-North panel off to rocky start [Associated Press]

January 8, 2014

Sen. Boucher: Permut resigning is the culmination of complete negligence and no accountability on this rail line.

January 7, 2014

Metro-North President Will Retire From Trouble-Plagued Railroad

January 3, 2014

Gun registration deadline passes in state [Wilton Villager]

January 3, 2014

Metro-North Failed To Report Incident After Woman Killed By Train [Hartford Courant]

January 3, 2014

Senator Boucher Talks with Larry Rifkin of WATR [Audio]

January 2, 2014

Republican lawmakers want Conn gun registration extended [Journal Inquirer]

January 2, 2014

Sen. Boucher Requests Metro-North Oversight Board

January 1, 2014

Talk to Me

December 30, 2013

New Gun Law Frustration – Boucher asks for extension

December 30, 2013

Sen. Boucher: Nation Optimistic over Lower Jobless Claims While Connecticut Labor Force Shrinks

December 20, 2013

Metro-North Workers Falsify Time Sheets: NYT

December 19, 2013

In Light of New Unemployment Rate, Senator Boucher Expresses Concern About Connecticut’s Declining Labor Force

December 18, 2013

Conn. legislative committee voices concerns about recent Metro-North woes; suggest new vendor [Daily Journal]

December 18, 2013

Metro-North Assures Malloy It Is Making Progress On Safety [Hartford Courant]

November 19, 2013

Advocates for gifted kids cite Boucher [Westport News]

November 15, 2013

Sen. Boucher: Improvements to Danbury branch line welcome; Commuters to benefit

November 15, 2013

Health Care Forum in Wilton Brings a Packed House

November 14, 2013

Sen. Boucher Statement on UCONN Sexual Assault Informational Hearing

November 14, 2013

Sex assault victims say UConn failed them [Connecticut Post]

November 13, 2013

Senator Boucher Statement on Tabling the Issue of Limiting UCONN Credits

November 13, 2013

Wilton, Ridgefield, Bethel and Redding to Receive School Security Funding

November 13, 2013

Norwalk Valley River Trail

November 7, 2013

State Senator Toni Boucher Selected 2013 Friend of the Gifted

November 6, 2013

We Honor ~ William F. Vornkahl III, CT Veterans Hall of Fame

November 5, 2013

Paying for GAAP with the State Credit Card is Risky Business

November 1, 2013

Senator Boucher to Host Informational Discussion on Changes to Healthcare Laws

October 31, 2013

Sen. Boucher Honors CHET Advance Scholarship Winners!

October 31, 2013

Sen. Boucher: It is ConEd’s Responsibility to Reimburse Commuters

October 28, 2013

Sen. Boucher: It is ConEd’s Responsibility to Reimburse Commuters

October 25, 2013

CT lawmakers eye NY’s “Texting Zone” strategy for highway safety [CT Mirror]

October 25, 2013

Senator Boucher’s Town Hall Presentation [PDF]

October 25, 2013

Town Hall Series a Success

October 24, 2013

GOP Leaders Demand Legislative Hearings on UConn Sex Assault Policies [CT Capitol Watch]

October 23, 2013

Glitch in 2011 Malloy/union pact rips hole in CT public colleges’ budgets [Connecticut Mirror]

October 4, 2013

How Affordable is Connecticut’s Flagship University? [CTNewsJunkie.com]

September 25, 2013

Train service to pick up on Danbury line [Danbury News-Times]

September 23, 2013

UCONN Economists: more borrowing will lift state Sen. Boucher: wrong direction

September 19, 2013

Westport to Receive School Security Funding Sen. McKinney, Sen. Boucher, Rep. Lavielle: Protecting our Children is a Top Priority

August 28, 2013

Banned rig crash nothing new to Parkway [Greenwich Time]

August 26, 2013

Commuter advocacy watchdog council still lacks members [Greenwich Time]

August 26, 2013

Malloy administration asked chairman of state’s college system to step aside [Connecticut Mirror]

August 22, 2013

Sen. Boucher, Rep. Lavielle Pleased Cablevision Issuing Credits for Lost Service

August 19, 2013

Sen. Boucher statement on Transportation Legisation

August 14, 2013

Sen. Boucher Cheers on Westport Little Leaguers

August 14, 2013

Sen. Boucher Statement on 2013 CMT and CAPT Test Scores

August 12, 2013

Troubling dip in income tax withholding revenue raises red flag

August 8, 2013

Who is Looking Out for the Students?

August 6, 2013

STEAP grant helps Bethel fix ailing sidewalks [WLAD.com]

August 5, 2013

$250,000 Worth of Improvements for Bethel! [Bethel's Hamlet Hub]

July 24, 2013

Sen. Boucher Tapped for School Construction Oversight Committee

July 23, 2013

The Veto Session

July 15, 2013

Robin Oshman: Welcome change to state mandates [Connecticut Post]

June 4, 2013

Senate Punches Back At Citizens United; Advocates Say More Money Is Not The Answer [CTNewsJunkie]

June 1, 2013

Senate votes to phase in teacher reviews [Connecticut Post]

May 31, 2013

Sen. Boucher Helps Usher Education Bills through Senate

May 31, 2013

Senate Approves Driver’s Licenses For Undocumented Immigrants [Hartford Courant]

May 29, 2013

Senate Floor remarks by State Senator Toni Boucher regarding HB 6495

May 29, 2013

Driver’s License for Undocumented Immigrants

May 29, 2013

Coastal Management Bill Gets Unanimous Passage in State Senate

May 29, 2013

Senator Boucher Works to Gain Bipartisan Passage of School Safety Legislation

May 24, 2013

Controversial Proposals Dominate in the State Legislature

May 23, 2013

Education Update

May 20, 2013

Help Me Prevent A Connecticut Gas Tax Hike

May 18, 2013

Metro-North train collision update

May 17, 2013

Regents name Gray new system president [Connecticut Post]

May 17, 2013

Restore School Transportation Funding

May 16, 2013

Statement on the new President of the Board of Regents for Higher Education

May 14, 2013

Small Airport Towers – Big Business Impact

May 13, 2013

Tax Freedom Day in Connecticut

April 30, 2013

Southwestern CT Leaders Oppose Mandated Regionalization BIll

April 29, 2013

Arbor Day at the Capitol

April 29, 2013

Top Ranked CT Schools

April 26, 2013

Senate unanimously OKs benefits for discharged gay vets [Connecticut Post]

April 26, 2013

State Sen. Toni Boucher: Connecticut’s economy at risk [Danbury News-Times]

March 26, 2013

Malloy may lose authority to hire, fire regents president [Waterbury Republican-American]

March 21, 2013

Sen. Boucher Statement Regarding the Death of Westport Marine

March 21, 2013

Sen. Boucher Statement Regarding the Board of Regents

March 21, 2013

Sen. Boucher Statement Regarding Tolls

March 20, 2013

TRAIN BOARD JUMPING TRACKS [Waterbury Republican-American]

March 18, 2013

Sen. Boucher to be Featured Speaker at Senior Fair

March 18, 2013

Senator Boucher to Host Town Hall Meeting in Redding

March 15, 2013

Shaban, Carter and Boucher to Hold Redding Town Hall Meeting on State Issues

March 13, 2013

Rally at WCSU – Sen. Boucher joined students over proposed tuition and fee increases

March 13, 2013

Sen. Boucher Attends Sandy Hook Workers Fund Bill Signing

March 13, 2013

Bill to allow Academically Advanced Students to get a Jump Start on a College Passes Education Committee

March 12, 2013

Tax Reductions incentivize businesses

March 11, 2013

Sen. Boucher Statement re: The Community Celebration of Bill Meyer’s contributions to Westport.

March 8, 2013

All Female Legislators Co-Sponsoring Bill On Human Trafficking

March 7, 2013

Proposals For Highway Tolls Creep Ahead On Partisan Vote [Hartford Courant]

March 7, 2013

LEGISLATURE TO ESTABLISH FUND FOR SANDY HOOK WORKERS

March 7, 2013

Senator Boucher to Host Town Hall Meeting in New Canaan

March 6, 2013

State Sen. Toni Boucher: Will the reintroduction of tolls take a toll on commuters? [Danbury News-Times]

March 4, 2013

Any GOP Women Interested in Running in 2014? [The Hartfordite]

February 27, 2013

Lawmakers disagree on tolls as source of new revenue [New London Day]

February 14, 2013

State Sen. Toni Boucher: Upgrading Danbury branch line should be a top priority [Danbury News Times]

February 14, 2013

Connecticut Lawmakers hear about school security [WFSB]

February 14, 2013

Transportation Committee Gets Lesson In Gender Equality From 11-Year-Old Girl [CT News Junkie]

February 14, 2013

Lawmakers Seek Ways To Improve Waterbury, Danbury Rail Lines [Hartford Courant]

February 14, 2013

DOT Announces Plans to Install Gates at Long Ridge Road Railroad Crossing [DOT]

February 14, 2013

Lawmakers move closer to Sandy Hook changes [Associated Press]

February 5, 2013

Push is on to electrify Danbury rail line [Norwalk Citizen]

February 5, 2013

Five early childhood agencies to become one [Norwalk Citizen]

February 4, 2013

Malloy Presents Details of $2 Billion Plan For UConn [Hartford Courant]

January 28, 2013

Officials say more safety measures needed [CT Post]

January 25, 2013

State Sen. Toni Boucher, R-26, has been named co-chair of a group charged with examining school safety. [New Canaan Patch]

January 7, 2013

Lawmakers have full plate as legislature convenes [New London Day]

January 7, 2013

As rail projects stall, questions arise [Danbury News Times]

July 7, 2015

Pelto: Senator Toni Boucher calls Malloy out on his latest anti-teacher hissy fit

July 7, 2015

Boucher: Why Is Governor Malloy Undermining Teachers Again?

July 2, 2015

Union Leader ‘Stunned’ By Malloy Veto of Standards For Education Commish

July 2, 2015

Governor Vetoes Requirements For Education Commissioner [Hartford Courant]

May 21, 2015

In-state tuition, aid offered undocumented immigrants [CT Post]

May 21, 2015

Senate, House Pass Bills To Help Connecticut’s Dreamers [CT News Junkie]

May 7, 2015

Bill Promoting Labor History Curriculum Clears Senate [Hartford Courant]

February 26, 2015

Legislators Hear Opposition To Flat-Funding State Education Aid [Hartford Courant]

January 21, 2015

Proposal would open doors to free community college [CT Post]

December 31, 2014

Legislators concerned by UConn president’s raise [CT Mirror]

December 30, 2014

UConn president gets 11.4 percent raise [Greenwich Time]

December 10, 2014

Meriden’s Benigni submits credentials for state education commissioner post [MyRecordJournal.com]

December 2, 2014

State promotes major changes in the teaching of social studies [New London Day]

September 10, 2014

Higher ed board seeking 10% more from state to hold tuition hike to 2% [Journal Inquirer]

April 28, 2014

Senate Approves Preschool Package [CT News Junkie]

March 24, 2014

Republicans Not Giving Up On Common Core Moratorium [Hartford Courant]

January 30, 2014

Boucher: We may need to call a timeout on Common Core [Stamford Advocate]

January 30, 2014

Malloy Would Delay Teacher Evaluations; State Won’t Spend $1M To Promote Common Core [CT News Junkie]

November 19, 2013

Advocates for gifted kids cite Boucher [Westport News]

November 13, 2013

Senator Boucher Statement on Tabling the Issue of Limiting UCONN Credits

October 31, 2013

Sen. Boucher Honors CHET Advance Scholarship Winners!

October 23, 2013

Glitch in 2011 Malloy/union pact rips hole in CT public colleges’ budgets [Connecticut Mirror]

August 26, 2013

Malloy administration asked chairman of state’s college system to step aside [Connecticut Mirror]

August 14, 2013

Sen. Boucher Statement on 2013 CMT and CAPT Test Scores

August 8, 2013

Who is Looking Out for the Students?

July 24, 2013

Sen. Boucher Tapped for School Construction Oversight Committee

June 1, 2013

Senate votes to phase in teacher reviews [Connecticut Post]

May 31, 2013

Sen. Boucher Helps Usher Education Bills through Senate

May 29, 2013

Senator Boucher Works to Gain Bipartisan Passage of School Safety Legislation

May 23, 2013

Education Update

May 17, 2013

Regents name Gray new system president [Connecticut Post]

May 17, 2013

Restore School Transportation Funding

May 16, 2013

Statement on the new President of the Board of Regents for Higher Education

April 29, 2013

Top Ranked CT Schools

March 26, 2013

Malloy may lose authority to hire, fire regents president [Waterbury Republican-American]

March 21, 2013

Sen. Boucher Statement Regarding the Board of Regents

March 13, 2013

Rally at WCSU – Sen. Boucher joined students over proposed tuition and fee increases

March 13, 2013

Bill to allow Academically Advanced Students to get a Jump Start on a College Passes Education Committee

February 5, 2013

Five early childhood agencies to become one [Norwalk Citizen]

January 25, 2013

State Sen. Toni Boucher, R-26, has been named co-chair of a group charged with examining school safety. [New Canaan Patch]

March 2, 2012

Teachers Voice Concerns Over Education Reform Plan [The Daily Westport]

March 2, 2012

Westport teachers say education reform plans fail to make the grade [Westport News]

February 15, 2012

Six Groups Put Together Education Agenda of Their Own [CTNewsJunkie]

February 10, 2012

Lawmakers ready to tackle education reform ideas [Associated Press]

August 3, 2015

Senator Toni Boucher talks with Tony Terzi on Talk of Connecticut Radio WDRC

August 3, 2015

(Audio) Here are 2 bad ideas for CT: A new mileage tax and tolls. Sen. Boucher updates Tony Terzi of the Talk of Connecticut.

August 3, 2015

(Audio) Will we soon get taxed by the mile in Connecticut? Sen. Boucher updates Vinnie Penn of WELI AM 960.

July 29, 2015

Boucher: Important transportation upgrade is a GO

June 1, 2015

Proposed state budget diverts most new transportation dollars [CT Mirror]

May 15, 2015

Lawmakers look for improvements on CT rail service [WFSB.com]

May 4, 2015

Area lawmaker critical of transfers into General Fund [WLAD.com]

April 30, 2015

Tolls Dominate Forum On Transportation Issues [Hartford Courant]

April 28, 2015

Connecticut Sen. Toni Boucher: GOP Has Transportation Funding Plan [CBS New York]

April 28, 2015

Crash survivor recalls accident that removed Connecticut’s tolls [WTNH]

April 7, 2015

Privatization an option for highway infrastructure fixes [Danbury News-Times]

March 6, 2015

Super 7, Danbury line in vogue at legislative breakfast [Wilton Bulletin]

March 6, 2015

Report On ‘Congestion’ Tolls Expected To Heat Up Connecticut Debate [Hartford Courant]

February 26, 2015

Residents to lawmakers: No tolls [Connecticut Post]

February 26, 2015

Toll Opponents, Border Towns Plead Their Cases [Hartford Courant]

February 26, 2015

Debate continues on bringing tolls to CT [WFSB 3]

February 20, 2015

Governor breathes new life into Super 7 [Wilton Bulletin]

February 13, 2015

Lawmakers want Metro-North contract put out to bid [Fox CT]

February 13, 2015

State Senator Proposes Scrapping Metro-North as Rail Operator [NBC Connecticut]

January 15, 2015

Tolls steering state Capitol conversation [FoxCT]

January 15, 2015

CT lawmakers discuss possibility of bringing back tolls [WFSB.com]

January 15, 2015

Tolls on the Table in Connecticut General Assembly [NBC]

January 5, 2015

Greater Danbury lawmakers oppose border tolls to raise money for transportation [Danbury News-Times]

November 25, 2014

Unclogging the Heart of I-95 [Wall Street Journal]

July 28, 2014

(Norwalk Hour) Wilton receives $500K grant for train station walkway

July 25, 2014

(Hartford Courant) Sen. Boucher: “Danbury line riders feel Metro-North is not listening to them. They have complaint fatigue.”

July 25, 2014

(Danbury News Times Editorial) Metro-North: How about an advocate for the Danbury branch line?

June 16, 2014

(NY Post) Sen. Boucher: 175 Metro-North Bridge Malfunctions in Past Year Affect NY and CT [Ny Post]

June 12, 2014

(Associated Press) “Boucher says Malloy’s administration has transferred $184 million from the special transportation fund”

June 11, 2014

How Would You Have Used The $190 Million?

May 29, 2014

Sen. Boucher: “Once Again, Metro-North in Reactive Mode. “

May 19, 2014

Metro-North responds to Deep Dive report

April 7, 2014

Metro-North: A Decade of Defects [CT Post]

March 14, 2014

Sen. Boucher Statement on Operation Deep Dive Report of Metro North by the Federal Railroad Administration

March 6, 2014

Hands off money for rail fixes [Connecticut Post]

March 5, 2014

Metro-North Releases Plan For Improvements [Hartford Courant]

March 5, 2014

Holding New Metro North Leadership’s Feet to Fire

February 28, 2014

Lawmakers Vent At Metro-North Brass [Hartford Courant]

February 28, 2014

Metro North pledges plan of action [WTNH]

February 28, 2014

Metro-North officials: Timeliness interfered with safety [CT Mirror]

February 24, 2014

Latest Location Of Metro-North Woes: Danbury

February 19, 2014

Statement on NTSB recommendations to Metro North

February 4, 2014

Money to improve Metro North infrastructure [WTNH.com]

February 4, 2014

Sen. Boucher on Metro North [Capitol Report]

January 27, 2014

Boucher renews call for Metro-North oversight board following stranding of passengers in Westport [Minuteman News Center]

January 27, 2014

Metro-North screeches to a halt [Connecticut Post]

January 23, 2014

Commuters: Metro-North bill of rights doesn’t go far enough [Connecticut Post]

January 9, 2014

Reorganized Metro-North panel off to rocky start [Associated Press]

January 8, 2014

Sen. Boucher: Permut resigning is the culmination of complete negligence and no accountability on this rail line.

January 7, 2014

Metro-North President Will Retire From Trouble-Plagued Railroad

January 3, 2014

Metro-North Failed To Report Incident After Woman Killed By Train [Hartford Courant]

January 2, 2014

Sen. Boucher Requests Metro-North Oversight Board

December 20, 2013

Metro-North Workers Falsify Time Sheets: NYT

December 18, 2013

Conn. legislative committee voices concerns about recent Metro-North woes; suggest new vendor [Daily Journal]

December 18, 2013

Metro-North Assures Malloy It Is Making Progress On Safety [Hartford Courant]

November 15, 2013

Sen. Boucher: Improvements to Danbury branch line welcome; Commuters to benefit

October 31, 2013

Sen. Boucher: It is ConEd’s Responsibility to Reimburse Commuters

October 28, 2013

Sen. Boucher: It is ConEd’s Responsibility to Reimburse Commuters

September 25, 2013

Train service to pick up on Danbury line [Danbury News-Times]

August 28, 2013

Banned rig crash nothing new to Parkway [Greenwich Time]

August 26, 2013

Commuter advocacy watchdog council still lacks members [Greenwich Time]

August 19, 2013

Sen. Boucher statement on Transportation Legisation

May 24, 2013

Controversial Proposals Dominate in the State Legislature

May 18, 2013

Metro-North train collision update

March 21, 2013

Sen. Boucher Statement Regarding Tolls

March 20, 2013

TRAIN BOARD JUMPING TRACKS [Waterbury Republican-American]

March 7, 2013

Proposals For Highway Tolls Creep Ahead On Partisan Vote [Hartford Courant]

March 6, 2013

State Sen. Toni Boucher: Will the reintroduction of tolls take a toll on commuters? [Danbury News-Times]

February 27, 2013

Lawmakers disagree on tolls as source of new revenue [New London Day]

February 14, 2013

Lawmakers Seek Ways To Improve Waterbury, Danbury Rail Lines [Hartford Courant]

February 14, 2013

DOT Announces Plans to Install Gates at Long Ridge Road Railroad Crossing [DOT]

February 5, 2013

Push is on to electrify Danbury rail line [Norwalk Citizen]

January 7, 2013

As rail projects stall, questions arise [Danbury News Times]

April 18, 2012

Train commute could get costly [WTNH]

January 23, 2012

Tolls or Taxes? How To Fund Transportation Infrastructure [CT News Junkie]

March 21, 2011

Second Set of New M-8 Rail Cars Enters Service On the New Haven Line [CT DOT]

March 1, 2011

New Rail Cars Ready to Roll!