Posted on June 7, 2023 by jcoss
(HARTFORD) — On early Tuesday morning, the Connecticut House of Representatives successfully passed the Biennial State Budget Agreement for Fiscal Year 2024-2025. Classified as House Bill 6941, the 832-page budget document was delivered to legislators’ desks at 3:00AM on Monday morning, giving representatives only a few hours to unpack all its details before casting their final vote.
The $51 billion budget, spent over the course of two years, adopted several aspects proposed by…
Posted on May 30, 2023 by jcoss
Dear Friends and Neighbors,
Last month, I joined the my House Republican colleagues in unveiling our State Budget Proposal that includes a variety of tax cuts, historic investments, and a plan for more responsible spending for the upcoming fiscal year. Below, I encourage you to watch my brief clip on breaking down our budget proposal which highlights what key aspects from our proposal we’re looking forward to inserting in finalized, bipartisan state budget.
Some important aspects…
Posted on May 11, 2023 by jcoss
(HARTFORD) — On Tuesday, May 9, State Representative Jason Perillo (R-113) spoke to fellow members of the General Assembly on House Bill 6614, which addresses cash discounts and the use of a debit card for gasoline purchases. During debate, Perillo fought for better prices at the pump as he argued the bill’s language would dis-incentivize merchants from offering the discount and discussed how municipalities are making money off of every gas transaction.
“Many towns are collecting new revenue from…