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Rep. Petit Supports Bill to Provide Legislative Oversight of Relief Funds

Posted on March 18, 2021


HARTFORD – State Representative William A. Petit Jr. (R-22) has co-sponsored a bill proposal that would provide legislative oversight on any relief funds provided to Connecticut by the federal government through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

Per HB-6555, An Act Concerning Legislative Oversight and Approval of COVID-19 Relief Funds, the governor shall provide his recommended allocations to the General Assembly for their modifications and/or approval prior to their dispersal. Additionally,

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Public Health Committee Ranking Members Host Virtual News Conference to Address Concerns Over Public Hearing Process

Posted on February 18, 2021


HARTFORD – Today, Republican House and Senate Ranking Members on the Public Health Committee held a virtual news conference in response to a shortened public hearing that took place yesterday on two immunization related bill proposals to eliminate the state’s religious exemption.

State Representative William A. Petit Jr. (R-22) and State Senators Heather Somers (R-18) and Tony Hwang (R-28) and their Republican colleagues cited three specific reasons for hosting the press conference.

  1. Unhappiness

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Rep. Petit Supports Measure to Address Increase in Juvenile Auto Theft

Posted on February 11, 2021


HARTFORD With more communities around the state reporting an increase in juvenile auto theft and burglaries, State Representative William A. Petit Jr. (R-22) has co-sponsored a bill to address the repetitive nature of these crimes by holding individuals accountable.

“This bill would provide our law enforcement officers with the necessary tools to address the dramatic increase in juvenile car thefts that have taken place across Connecticut,” Rep. Petit said. “The increase in juvenile car theft and

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