Senator Duff Brokers Compromise Between the Department of Transportation and Two Businesses Affected by the Walk Bridge Replacement Project

Norwalk, CT—Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) today announced that a compromise has been reach between the Department of Transportation (DOT) and two Norwalk businesses affected by the planned replacement of the Walk Bridge. Originally, DOT planned for Coastwise Boatworks and the Maritime Rowing Club to vacate their current location (11 Goldstein Pl., Norwalk) at…

Senate Democrats Lead Passage of Legislation to Keep & Grow Sikorsky Jobs in Connecticut

Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) led a historic vote in the state Senate today to retain and grow approximately 8,000 jobs at Sikorsky Aircraft until 2032, keep the Sikorsky headquarters here in Connecticut, and substantially increase Sikorsky’s spending with its network of 302 Under terms of the new agreement between Sikorsky and the state—an…

Duff Receives Outstanding Leader of the Year Award From Women’s Business Development Council

The Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) Women with Impact Business Breakfast & Symposium, held on September 23rd, was the largest event of its kind, in Connecticut, to focus on entrepreneurial women, their accomplishments and their economic impact on the world. WBDC Awards were presented to individuals who have proven their dedication to growing women-owned businesses,…

Duff Announces that Department of Transportation Has Agreed to Give City of Norwalk More Time to Study Environmental Impact of Walk Bridge Project

Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) announced today that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) has notified him that it will grant additional time for Environmental Assessment of the Walk Bridge Project. The public hearing, originally scheduled for October will now be held in mid-November, with the public comment period closing approximately two weeks later.…

Senate President Looney and Majority Leader Duff Release Statements on Lockheed Martin’s Plans to Retain and Grow 8,000 Jobs in Connecticut

Senate President Martin M. Looney (D-New Haven) and Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) today released the following statements on the announcement that the Governor and Lockheed Martin have reached an agreement, subject to legislative approval, to retain and grow approximately 8,000 jobs at Sikorsky Aircraft until 2032. This agreement will keep the Sikorsky headquarters…

Women’s Business Development Council to Present Senator Bob Duff With WBDC Outstanding Leadership Award

Fran Pastore, founder and president of the Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC), announced that State Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff will receive the WBDC Outstanding Leadership Award at the fifteenth annual WBDC Women with Impact Breakfast & Symposium on September 23rd, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich. This is the largest event of its kind…