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House Republican Leader Candelora Statement on Enactment of State Budget

Posted on June 23, 2021 by admin


HARTFORD — House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora today issued the following statement in response to Gov. Lamont adding his signature to the budget bill adopted by the General Assembly:

“The fact that Connecticut has a compromise budget without new income or property tax increases pushed by many Democrats is good news considering the remarkable level of partisanship we experienced during the session through the combination of their General Assembly majority and a governor’s administration that

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Candelora Applauds Expansion of CRISIS Pilot Program

Posted on June 22, 2021 by admin


HARTFORD — House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora this week is applauding the expansion of a pilot program that sees law enforcement collaborate with mental health and addiction services professionals as well as community-based partners to provide in-crisis individuals with treatment options.

The expansion of Connection to Recovery through Intervention, Support and Initiating Services Initiative (CRISIS) was a priority for House Republicans in the 2021 legislative session and during the 2020 session,

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House GOP Leader Candelora Statement on Signing of Cannabis Legislation

Posted on June 22, 2021 by admin


HARTFORD — House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora on Tuesday issued the following statement in response to Governor Lamont signing legislation that legalizes and commercializes marijuana in Connecticut:

“I remain steadfast in my belief that this is a bad policy decision for the State of Connecticut and its residents, and young people particularly. And I’m disappointed, but not altogether surprised, that during the Democrats’ gleeful remarks about this ‘momentous’ decision to legalize and commercialize

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