Op-Ed

Posted on April 25, 2022


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Anyone who’s visited a grocery store, paid an electricity bill, filled up their gas tank or oil tank at home knows the impact inflation has had on their finances. The rise in tax revenue collected by Connecticut during this time has provided an artificial overflow to state coffers. This increase has come at the detriment of residents who have been overtaxed due to rising prices across the board. Connecticut’s ever-growing tax philosophies are hurting our residents, and we the legislative body, have

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Sen. Kelly, Reps. Perillo & McGorty Push for $1.2 Billion Tax Relief Plan for Working- and Middle-Class Families

Posted on April 22, 2022


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Cuts the Income Tax, Sales Tax, Gas Tax and Returns Overtaxation to CT Families

HARTFORD – Senate Republican Leader Kevin Kelly, Representative Jason Perillo and Representative Ben McGorty joined Connecticut Senate and House Republicans on Thursday to propose a $1.2 billion tax relief package to help Connecticut’s working- and middle-class families.

The proposal reduces the state income tax for low- and middle-income families and individuals, reduces the state sales tax and eliminates the meals tax,

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Shelton Lawmakers, Mayor Applaud State Approval of Funding for Constitution Boulevard Extension, Commerce Park

Posted on March 31, 2022


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SHELTON – Representative Jason Perillo (R-Shelton), Representative Ben McGorty (R-Shelton), Senate Republican Leader Kevin Kelly (R-Stratford), and Mayor Mark A. Lauretti applauded the state bond commission’s approval of a $5 million state investment in Shelton’s 306 Constitution Boulevard extension and Commerce Park.

Rep. Perillo said, “This has been a great team effort that included the mayor, Rep. McGorty and Senator Kelly whose help was invaluable. We made our pitch to the Governor’s office and

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