Columbia, Coventry, Vernon, Tolland

Legislators Host Informational Forum on Tolls in Vernon

Posted on April 23, 2019 by admin


VERNON – State Senator Dan Champagne (R-35) and State Representative Tim Ackert (R-8) hosted House and Senate Republican ranking members of the Transportation Committee, State Rep. Laura Devlin and Senator Henri Martin, to discuss legislation proposed by Governor Lamont and legislative Democrats and to present an alternative transportation funding plan that does not rely on tolls or tax increases.

The event held at Vernon Center Middle School on Thursday, April 11th, was co-hosted by State Representatives Chris Davis (R-57) and Kurt Vail (R-52).

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Informational Forum on Proposed Tolls, Vernon April 11th

Posted on April 2, 2019 by admin


Dear Neighbors,

The proposed installation of tolls on Connecticut highways would have a major impact on our communities. Current plans and proposals have ranged from 53 tolls up to 82 tolls, making our state the most heavily tolled state in the country, and would raise nearly $1 billion, nearly 60% would come from Connecticut drivers.

Join me for an informational forum on the plans put forward by Governor Lamont and other proposals before the legislature.

Forum on Tolls

Thursday, April 11th 7:00

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Rep. Ackert Advocates for Care4Kids Program

Posted on March 12, 2019 by admin


HARTFORD – State Representative Tim Ackert (R-8) joined other legislators to advocate for the Care4Kids program SB 993 ‘An Act Expanding Eligibility for Certain Families in the Care4Kids Program’ and SB 934 ‘An Act Expanding the Eligibility in the Care4Kids Program to Parents Enrolled in Other Types of School’ before a public hearing in the Education Committee.

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