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This Week: Public Hearings on Tolls, Marijuana, Casinos, and more…

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As the 2018 legislative session enters its second month, the legislature continues to hold public hearings on many issues, including toll proposals, marijuana, and casinos.  Here is a list of some of the public hearing agendas for remainder of this week at the Legislative Office Building.

This is your opportunity to participate in your state government and let your voice be heard! I encourage you to look through the public hearing agendas, and submit written testimony, or testify in person, on issues that matter to you!  

Click here for a link to the Connecticut General Assembly calendar and bulletin, which provides the full list of all scheduled pubic hearings.

Here are some of the public hearings scheduled for March 12th thru March 16th:

Wednesday, March 14th
Click here for Transportation agenda, including various bills regarding toll proposals on all CT major highways, including I-95, I-91, I-84, I-395, I-691, as well as Route 2, Route 6, Route 7, Route 8 and Route 15.
You can submit testimony here: tratestimony@cga.ct.gov

Click here for Education
You can email testimony here: edtestimony@cga.ct.gov

Click here for Environment
You can submit testimony here: envtestimony@cga.ct.gov

Click here for Judiciary
You can submit testimony here: JUDtestimony@cga.ct.gov

Click here for Appropriations
You can email testimony here: apptestimony@cga.ct.gov

Thursday, March 15th
Click here for General Law agenda, including proposal legalizing retail sale of marijuana
You can submit testimony here: gltestimony@cga.ct.cov

Click here for Public Safety & Security agenda, including various gambling and casino bill proposals
You can submit testimony here: pstestimony@cga.ct.gov

Click here for Human Services agenda
You can submit testimony here: hstestimony@cga.ct.gov

Click here for Planning & Development
You can submit testimony here: pdtestimony@cga.ct.gov

Click here for Labor & Public Employees
You can submit testimony here: labtestimony@cga.ct.gov

Friday, March 16th
Click here for Environment
You can submit testimony here:  envtestimony@cga.ct.gov

Click here for Finance, Revenue, and Bonding
You can submit testimony here: fintestimony@cga.ct.gov

Click here for Public Health
You can submit testimony here: phtestimony@cga.ct.gov

Click here for Planning and Development
You can submit testimony here: pdtestimony@cga.ct.gov   

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 If you are interested in any of these issues, I encourage you to let your voice be heard.

You can testify at a hearing. (Click here for a guide for testifying at hearings and here for driving directions to the Connecticut State Capitol and Legislative Office Building).

You can also email testimony on any of the bills through the email addresses listed above for each committee. Your comments can be as brief as you like, but there is no limit on the length of written testimony. Just include your name and town, include the subject of the bill in the subject line of the email, and please copy my office at Cara@housegop.ct.gov on your testimony so I can be aware of your thoughts on these issues.