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State Representative
Diana S. Urban
Proudly Serving North Stonington, Stonington
Legislative Office Building, Room 4042
Hartford, CT 06106-1591
(860) 240-8585 | 1-800-842-8267

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Rep. Diana Urban spoke about business and job growth at a forum hosted by the Eastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce.
Rep. Urban was happy to receive the “Legislator of the Year Award,” from the Connecticut Chapter of the Humane Society of the United States.
Rep. Urban with State Rep. John Hampton at the Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Legislative Caucus's Family Action Day. Many families affected by disability came to the Legislative Office Building to share their stories. It was an informative day!
My dogs and cats were in and out of every available chair so I chose a safe spot to work! It's obvious who's in charge in my house! Thinking about a furry addition to your family? Adopt from your local shelter or check out
Rep. Urban enjoying some breakfast with her mom in the morning. Want to help seniors in your area? Seniors Helping Seniors is a great organization that matches seniors who want to help with seniors who are seeking help. Visit
Rep. Urban in front of Muddy Waters Cafe during Sailfest with Indiana Jones. She was thrilled the Amistad showed up but said she will continue to work to get the small businesses that are owed money by Amistad America paid!
Rep. Urban pictured with other members of the Kids Report Card Leadership Committee including Bennett Pudlin, Nancy DiMauro, Kimberly Nilson, Anne McIntyre-Lahner, Tyler Kleykamp, Charlene Russell-Tucker and Erica Bromley.
Rep. Urban kayaking on the Housatonic River with a beaver lodge behind her.
With Lucy Nolan, Rep. Carpino, Sen. Bartolomeo, Dr. Jean Mee, Judith Omphroy, and Alecia Andrews at the Obesity Task Force Meeting this week.
Rep. Urban at the North Stonington Memorial Day parade marching with the cutest little Daisies.
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Rep. Urban stopped by BMTees to check in with Debra Bilda and see whether she received payment for t-shirts from Amistad America.
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"This award really touched my heart. I believe our kids are truly our future and I will continue to fight for them!"
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Checking out the country in Vermont.
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Rep. Urban with members of the Parents Concussion Coalition after HB 5113 was approved by the powerful Appropriations Committee.
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Rep. Urban and her dog Indiana Jones enjoy a walk on Barn Island.
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Rep. Diana Urban with some new friends at CT Early Childhood Advocacy Day.
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Rep. Urban with Sen. Maynard at the CUSH Barge event at the Engine Room in Mystic.
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Rep. Urban walked the Narragansett Trail this weekend and said it was "absolutely beautiful!"
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Rep. Urban with Ray Connors, Supervisor of the State Animal Control Division, and Anne McIntyre-Lahner, DCF Training Director, at a 2013 cross-training program. The cross-training is required by PA 11-194 introduced by Rep. Urban. The act requires animal control officers to report incidents of animal abuse to DCF to see if any of the addresses linked to animal abuse match locations of an open child abuse investigation.
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Checking out an old mill site this weekend on the Narragansett Trail.
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Rep. Urban on her farm feeding the horses with her mother.
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Representative Urban pictured with Groton residents and advocates, as they bring awareness to the CT Summer Meal program. The Summer Meal program brings free meals to schools for children and teens in underserved areas during the summer months when they are not in school. To find out more information, please see the banner on my home page.
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Representative Diana Urban pictured with her Childrens Committee co-chair Senator Dante Bartolomeo, Kathy Queen of Wallingford Community Daycare Center, and her dog Simon at the Animal Therapy event in Newtown. The event was held to celebrate the passage of a bill which will allow for coordinated services between DCF and animal therapy teams after a tragedy.
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DC Basketball League Champs "Wife and Kids" Note Rep. Urban's son, Lex third in from the left with an ASPCA shirt!
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Rep. Urban with one of her rescue cats, Ziggy.
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West Broad Street school is in Pawcatuck, CT!
Rep. Urban talks with her press secretary on the House Floor.
Rep. Urban at a press conference bringing awareness to chemicals of high concern to children. The press conference was put on with the Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Connecticut.
Rep. Urban talks with Jim Knox from the Beardsley Zoo
at the State Capitol in Hartford.
Rep. Urban with Byron Jones, starting cornerback for the UConn Husky Football Team in the House Chamber.
Rep. Urban with Anjum Shaikh and her mother. After Rep. Urban visited Wheeler Middle School in North Stonington, CT a few weeks ago, Anjum asked if she could shadow Rep. Urban for a day at the Capitol. Right after Rep. Urban introduced Anjum and her mother to the House Chamber, Anjum's mother looked around and remarked about how proud she was to be an American.
Rep. Urban presents a citation to Michael Pineyro for his exemplary work in Information technology.
Rep. Urban with Jonathan Dunklee who was named Employer of the Year by the Mystic Chamber of Commerce at the Mystic Chamber dinner.
Received the Hall of Heroes Award from the Community Indicators Consortium at their Impact Summit today in Maryland.
Diana celebrating Whit Davis' birthday at the Farmers Market with Whit and Velora Davis.
Rep. Diana Urban with fourth graders from West Broad Street School in Pawcatuck.
Rep. Diana Urban with her 'Children’s Champion' award, which she received for showing a strong commitment to early childhood issues.
State Rep. Diana Urban with a leg-hold trap. Urban spoke at the State Capitol in support of legislation that would prohibit leg-hold traps within 1,500 feet of anyplace a child might reasonably be.
Rep. Urban holding a “simu” gun—a toy gun altered to look like a real handgun. Urban gathered with CT Police Chiefs and other lawmakers at the State Capitol in support of a bill banning these simu or simulated guns.
The 2012 Annual Cabin Fever Festival and Chowder Cook Off held on February 25th. Proceeds to help the PNC Emergency Food Shelter. (l - r) Norm Braverman, President Olde Mistick Village Merchant Assoc.; June Strunk, President Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center; Vicki Anderson, Executive Director, Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center; and Diana.
The Humane Society present Rep. Urban & Rep. Hennessy awards for their leadership on legislation protecting animals.
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Rep. Urban's bill requiring cross reporting of child abuse and animal cruelty signed by governor.
Diana and David Tranchida, Managing Editor of The Sun, just before they performed at Dancing with the Stonington Stars, November 5, 2011.
State Rep. Dian Urban speaking in support of raising Connecticut's minimum wage at State Capitol. Urban believes wage hike will help workers and help the economy with increased spending.
Rep. Urban with her son Lex Urban, a D.C. attorney, after he won a local tennis tournament.
Rep. Urban, presenter for 2011 Public Officials of the Year with Jonathan Walters, Executive Editor, Governing Magazine; and 2011 recipient, Kasim Reed, Mayor of Atlanta.
From the left: Kari Pesavento, Children's Connection (Norwalk); Debbie Chajon, Chairperson, Board of Directors, Center for Youth Leadership; Rep. Diana Urban; Lorella Praeli, Director, Connecticut Students for a DREAM and; Emily Todd, Center for Youth Leadership.
Vicki Anderson; Ed Haberek First Selectman, Stonington; Rep. Diana Urban; and Nick Mullane, First Selectman North Stonington.
State Representative Diana Urban with Flo Mullane and Vicki Anderson at the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center (PNC) Annual Meeting.
State Representative Diana Urban and Darlene Ragozzine, Executive Director of CT Charts-A-Course, presenting at the NAEYC Professional Development Conference in June in Providence RI.
State Representative Diana Urban and Greg Dancho, Director of the Bridgeport Zoo.
State Representative Craig Miner, State Representative Diana Urban, receiving special recognition for their efforts towards conservation issues in Connecticut from Ducks Unlimited State Chairman Larry Davis.
Rep. Urban and Sen. Maynard speaking to residents of StoneRidge Conservation Committee on environmental issues.
Rep. Urban and Zoe Prescott at the 8th Annual ATHENA Awards dinner held on October 21 at the Lake of Isles golf resort in North Stonington.
Rep. Urban with Cadets Lt. Alexis Wojtcuk, Abigail Wojtcuk, Brendan Flynn who were recipients of the Mitchell Award (promotion to cadet officers, 2nd Lt.) for the Thames River Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol. August 17, 2010.
Rep. Urban with Indiana Jones at 4th of July parade in Stonington Boro.
Rep. Urban with 2009 North Stonington Fair Queen, Renee Buck.
Opening day of Denison Farmer's Market, Sunday June 6, 2010. Denison Farmers' Market, located in Mystic, opposite the Denison Homestead on Pequot-Sepos Road, is in a large open field with lots of parking. Folks stop by on their way home from church to chat, to pick up great food for lunch, and to plan a picnic or a BBQ.
Reps. Diana Urban (left) and Karen Jarmoc (right) join Marian Wright Edelman after her speech on "The Nation's Challenge: Children in the Economic Downturn" at the State Capitol on April 30, 2010.
March 24 - Rear from left to right Rep. Diana Urban (D-North Stonington, Stonington), Rep. Don Clemons (D-Bridgeport), Rep. Kelvin Roldan (D-Hartford), Rep. Ernest Hewett (D-New London) celebrate the expansion of the Child FIRST program which provides early childhood care and support for families across Connecticut.
Rep. Urban at the Athena Awards, where she was the keynote speaker.
Representative Urban with athlete David Strick celebrating their croquet victory at the Connecticut Special Olympics Fall Sports Festival on September 12, 2009.
Brianne Casadei and Representative Diana Urban with the pigs at Terra Firma Farm in Stonington, CT.
Representative Diana Urban with a future astronaut at the 2009 Stonington Borough Fourth of July Parade.
The Stonington Borough Fourth of July Parade displays a Replica of the Battle of Stonington Flag.
Rep. Diana Urban with Sen. Andrew Maynard and Rep. Tom Reynolds receive their "Children's Champion" awards.
Rep Urban working hard with her son “Lex” and kitten computer assistant “Luke” in Washington DC.
Diana Urban with constituents working an important bill.
Mr. Grizzly Bear, one of Representative Urban's rescued dogs, enjoying a moment in the grass.
Representative Urban meets with students from Saint Michael's School in Pawcatuck.
Representative Diana Urban's two rescued dogs, Raquel, the Pit Bull and Indiana Jones, the Jack Russell/Chihuahua have some fun.
Rep. Caruso, Rep. Urban and Piney, the Pine Snake from the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport.
Rep. Urban celebrates Danbury Hat Day at the Capitol with Rep. Jason Bartlett.
Rep. Urban with Cabbie, a 5-year-old Thoroughbred and race horse at the Crane Mountain Valley Horse Rescue.
Rep. Urban with Donkay Hoyate (rescued), Lex Urban and Betty Spaghetti (rescued).
Rep. Urban with Maxim Ivanov, baritone with the Connecticut Lyric Opera.
Rep. Urban at the Toy Soldier in Olde Mystic Village picking the winner of the Charity Fundraiser Baskets for The Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center.
Rep. Urban at the Toy Soldier in Olde Mystic Village.
Rep. Urban making Johnny Cakes with Whit Davis at the Stonington Historical Society book signing.
Rep. Diana Urban with Peter Harsh of Stonington in the House Chamber.
On May 8, Rep Urban was speaker at a regional conference of female state and national legislators and public officials in Nashville, Tenn.
The Mystic Coast & Country Travel Industry Association conducted a display at the State Capitol regarding the economic impact of tourism in the Mystic Country region and need for state funding to maintain the industry as an important part of the area's economy.
Rep. Urban advises her intern on a legislative project.
Rep. Urban poses with Daisy the Pig during Agriculture Day at the State Capitol in March 2006. Daisy and her owner, Farmer Miner (originally of North Stonington), travel throughout the nation helping children to learn to read by allowing them to read to Daisy.
Rep. Urban poses with her sessional intern, Kristen McDonough, a student at Quinnepiac.
Katherine Hoxsie, of the Westerly-Pawcatuck Chamber of Commerce, presents Rep. Urban, a finalist for the Chamber’s Athena Award, with a consolation prize. Rep. Urban, who serves on the Legislature’s Commerce Committee, has spearheaded a number of initiatives benefiting small businesses/microenterprise in southeastern Connecticut.
Rep. Urban meets with Matt Collette (left) and Paul Schmitz (right) during an Eagle Scout ceremony in Mystic in summer 2005.
Rep. Urban welcomes 4th grade students from Deans Mill School in Stonington to the State Capitol in Hartford.
Rep. Urban speaks on a bill pertaining to animal welfare before the House Chamber.
Representative Urban welcomes a large group of students from Glastonbury, Ledyard, and Stonington who were participating in an event highlighting the "Year of Languages", as proclaimed by Gov. Rell.
Representative Urban welcomes a large group of students from Glastonbury, Ledyard, and Stonington who were participating in an event highlighting the "Year of Languages", as proclaimed by Gov. Rell.