(April 2, 2013) – Mayor Pedro E. Segarra released the following statement regarding his veto of the Court of Common Council’s resolution to impose overtime and hiring freezes:
“I was elected to this office with a clear public mandate; to make the City of Hartford safer and improve the overall quality of life. Council’s actions make it impossible for the Departments of Public Works (DPW), Police and Fire to keep people safe, respond to emergencies and keep streets clean.
(March 28, 2013) – Mayor Pedro E. Segarra released the following statement on today’s swearing in of Carmen Espinosa as State Supreme Court Justice:
“My sincerest congratulations go to Carmen Espinosa for being selected to serve on the State’s highest court. I can’t think of someone more deserving. I have known Carmen for more than 20 years; she is passionate, respected and profoundly qualified to serve the people of Connecticut from the bench.
(March 28, 2013) – Today, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra was joined by Governor Dannel P. Malloy at City Hall for a rally to urge Congress to vote on comprehensive gun legislation. The Senate is scheduled to vote April 8 or 9 on gun legislation that includes universal background checks. A recent Quinnipiac University poll found 88 percent support for universal background checks, including 85 percent among gun owners. Segarra- an active member of Mayors Against Illegal Guns recently featured in their national ad campaign - has advocated for gun restrictions since taking office in 2010.
(March 27, 2013) –On Thursday, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra will hold a rally at City Hall in support of Mayors Against Illegal Guns “National Day to Demand Action”, a nationwide effort to urge Congress on the upcoming vote on gun legislation after the Easter recess.
WHO: Governor Malloy, Mayor Segarra
WHAT: Rally for Gun Control
WHEN: Thursday, March 28 at 9:00am
WHERE: City Hall, 550 Main Street, front steps
For Immediate Release: March 27, 2013
Contact: Maribel La Luz