Rep. Pavalock-D’Amato’s Expresses Concerns Over Election Bills

Posted on May 11, 2023


Earlier this week, I voted against a bill that would place a second constitutional amendment on the ballot to allow for no-excuse absentee voting. This amendment seems redundant and unnecessary considering that just last week the legislature passed HB-5004, An Act Implementing Early Voting, which extends the ability for someone to cast their vote up to fourteen days before an election.

Ignoring bipartisan efforts, HB-5004 was drafted by the Majority party without any input from Republicans. Recommendations

Sen. Hwang, Rep. Pavalock-D’Amato Slam Sen. Lesser’s Effort to Tie Up Legislation to Provide Healthcare Relief for Struggling Small Businesses and Their Employees

Posted on March 14, 2023


Sen. Tony Hwang and Rep. Cara Pavalock D’Amato, Ranking Republicans on the legislature’s Insurance and Real Estate Committee, today slammed the Mar. 14 effort by Democrat Sen. Matt Lesser to use procedural and filibustering tactics to tie up legislation which aims to provide healthcare relief for struggling small businesses and their employees in Connecticut.

 “Sen. Lesser’s maneuverings and delays in the committee today speaks volumes about his misplaced priorities,” the lawmakers said.  “This legislation

Reps. Pavalock-D’Amato, Hoxha, Fortier, Sen. Martin and Mayor Caggiano Applaud $6.8M Grant for Route 72 Upgrades

Posted on March 14, 2023


BRISTOL – Route 72 in Bristol will receive some much-needed safety upgrades and other enhancements thanks to a grant provided by the Community Investment Fund 2030 (CIF) Board’s approval of $6.8 million in funding.

The grant will be used toward the city’s Route 72 Corridor Improvement Plan which is focused on pedestrian safety enhancements, traffic calming and streetscape improvements along Riverside Avenue and Park Street.

According to their website, the CIF will provide a total of up to $875 million