Rep. Betts Opposes Special Session on Tolls

Posted on January 15, 2020 by admin


Governor Ned Lamont and legislative Democrats are rumored to hold a special session to vote on “trucks only” tolls in a matter of days, despite the 2020 Legislative Session set to begin on February 5th, 2020. It’s absurd to think that thousands of taxpayer dollars will be wasted by calling legislators into a special session with nearly two weeks left before the regular session starts. An entire year went by with no action to vote on tolls, but now with two weeks before session starts the urgency

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2020 Major Issues Report

Posted on January 13, 2020 by admin


The state’s non-partisan Office of Legislative Research (OLR) has issued its report on important issues that the General Assembly may face during the 2020 legislative session that begins on February 5th.

You can view or download the report by clicking here.

This is also your opportunity to contact me with bill proposals or ideas.


Whit Betts

State Representative 78th District – Bristol, Plymouth, Terryville

As always, if you have any questions or concerns feel free to reach out to

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Bristol Legislators Host First Coffee Hour of the Year

Posted on January 6, 2020 by admin


State Reps. Whit Betts (R-76) and State Sen. Henri Martin (R-31) met with the people of Bristol to discuss issues affecting the district, bill proposal ideas, and other topics pertaining to state or local government as the start of the 2020 Legislative Session is set to begin on February 5, 2020.

“We really appreciate the opportunity to hear from our constituents. We value the opinion of the people we represent and always look forward to hearing from them, especially as we prepare for the 2020 Legislative

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