State Rep. Angel Arce, D-Hartford, who promised to resign two weeks ago in response to what legislative leaders and the governor called an inappropriate exchange of text messages with a teenaged girl, delivered his resignation Thursday, a spokesman for the secretary of the state’s office said. It is effective on April 9.
State Rep. Angel Arce, D-Hartford, under fire from legislative leaders and the governor for an inappropriate exchange of text messages with a teenaged girl, intends to resign his General Assembly seat, House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz, D-Berlin, said Wednesday.
“This bill is very personal to me,” said Rep. Cecilia Buck-Taylor of New Milford. She took a deep breath and began to cry. The noisy chamber immediately grew silent.