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Rep. Candelora Earns 100 Percent Voting Record

Posted on July 2, 2018 by admin


Deputy House Republican Leader, State Representative Vincent Candelora (R-86) earned a perfect voting record during the 2018 legislative session. There were 317 votes taken this year according to information released by the House Clerk’s office.

“I firmly believe in listening to my constituents and understanding their needs and concerns,” Rep. Candelora said. “For me to be effective as a state representative, I must first take the time to understand the communities within the 86th District, which is why being present for every single vote is a priority of mine. I am honored to be the voice of the towns of Durham, Guilford, North Branford and Wallingford at the State Capitol in Hartford.”

Representative Candelora currently serves as a member of the Judiciary Committee, Public Health Committee, General Law Committee, the Legislative Management Committee and the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee.

For an overview of important legislation addressed in the 2018 legislative session visit the Office of Legislative Research website: www.cga.ct.gov/olr.

Anyone with questions, ideas or concerns about state-related issues can contact Representative Candelora’s office at Vincent.Candelora@housegop.ct.gov or 860-240-8700.

Representative Candelora Hosted a Town Hall in North Branford

Posted on June 1, 2018 by admin


State Representative Vincent Candelora held a town hall meeting on Wednesday, May 31st  with constituents at North Branford Town Hall. Rep. Candelora updated the attendees on the status of the state budget as well as other issues discussed during the legislative session, which concluded in May.

“I enjoyed getting to meet and talk with folks from North Branford,” said Rep. Candelora. “I was also pleased to report that during the 2018 legislative session the legislature successfully passed a bipartisan budget, implemented a constitutional spending cap and prevented the passage of tolls – among other things. I look forward to opportunities like this where my constituents and I can engage in open and honest conversations about state or local issues. I can only represent the people of the 86th District if I understand their concerns and gain their input.”

If you missed the North Branford meeting and would like to attend Rep. Candelora’s Coffee & Conversation, you can attend the upcoming event on Friday, June 15th  in Wallingford.

WHEN: Friday, June 15th from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

WHERE: Dad’s Restaurant, 740 North Colony Rd., Wallingford

All residents are encouraged to attend and all questions or concerns related to the town, state government, or budget are welcome.

If you are unable to attend and have questions regarding a state or local issue you may contact Rep. Candelora at his State Capitol office at 800-842-1423 or Vincent.Candelora@housegop.ct.gov.

Rep. Candelora Announces North Branford Town Hall Meeting

Posted on May 15, 2018 by admin


The public is invited to a Town Hall Meeting with State Representative Vincent Candelora on Wednesday, May 30, at North Branford Town Hall, Council Chambers, located at 909 Foxon Rd., in North Branford from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m.

This meeting is an opportunity for residents to express any concerns they may have and to ask questions about specific pieces of legislation or the state budget.

This event is free and open to the public.