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Republicans Again Seek Evidence, Numbers on New Paid Family Medical Leave Fund Solvency

Posted on November 20, 2020 by admin


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HARTFORD – House Republican Leader-elect Vincent Candelora (R-North Branford), Senate Republican Leader-elect Kevin Kelly (R-Stratford), and Senate Republican Leader-elect Pro Tempore Paul Formica (R-East Lyme) are questioning whether the state’s new Paid Family Medical Leave payroll tax program can deliver on its promises to Connecticut workers. The GOP leaders wrote to Governor Ned Lamont to again request evidence that the program, set to start taxing workers on January 1, can achieve solvency

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Candelora statement on Democrats’ push for healthcare reform

Posted on November 12, 2020 by admin


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HARTFORD — State Rep. Vincent Candelora on Thursday issued the following statement after legislative Democrats and Comptroller Kevin Lembo announced that they intend to pursue their version of healthcare reform during the coming legislative session.

“I appreciate Democrats’ passion in pursuing affordable healthcare—I believe it’s a goal shared by everyone serving in the legislature. Unfortunately, they’ve been campaigning for 20 years on the promise of doing something about it but have instead continued

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Candelora, Cohen Hail Grant for North Branford Police Department Project

Posted on November 9, 2020 by admin


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HARTFORD — State Rep. Vincent Candelora and state Sen. Christine Cohen on Monday applauded news of $128,000 in state funding to aid in the construction of a new police department in North Branford.

The grant, announced by Gov. Ned Lamont, is supplied through the Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP) that’s coordinated by the state’s Office of Policy and Management. Candelora and Cohen, both of whom represent the town in the General Assembly, lobbied for the funding. The current facility,

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