Candelora Supports Historic Middle-Class Tax Cut

Posted on June 6, 2023

HARTFORD—House Minority Leader Vincent Candelora on Tuesday voted for a bipartisan budget that includes an income tax cut for Connecticut’s working and middle class, capping a yearlong effort by Republicans to deliver overdue structural tax relief in one of the nation’s most expensive places to live.

“For more than a decade, middle class residents have been targeted with taxes and fees that have pushed them toward the brink of affordability. That’s why this budget is so important—by offering the


Candelora Promotes Benefits of Camp in Bipartisan Camp Advocacy Event

Posted on June 2, 2023

HARTFORD — Representative Pat Boyd, House Minority Leader Vincent Candelora, Senator Norm Needleman, and Senator Lisa Seminara held a Youth Camp Advocacy Day press conference on Friday. During Youth Camp Advocacy Day, attendees learn the importance of ensuring that summer camps continue to be a valuable resource for children and families across the state.

“Camp is not just a place to create memories; it’s where young people learn valuable life skills, build confidence, and form lifelong friendships,”


Candelora Supports Sweeping Bipartisan Legislation to Help IDD Population

Posted on May 30, 2023

HARTFORD—House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora on Tuesday voted for far-reaching legislation aimed at bolstering support services for Connecticut residents with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD), kickstarting an effort to reduce, if not eliminate, waitlists for programs and housing.

The legislation, H.B. 5001, which passed through the House of Representatives unanimously in a 148 to 0 vote, crucially opens the lines of communication between parents and caregivers, school officials