TRANSPORTATION FUND: Connecticut’s fallback option

Posted on December 12, 2019 by admin


Information below was originally published in Rep-Am editorial on Wednesday, December 11, 2019.

A Nov. 30 Republican-American story illustrated just how Connecticut policymakers have used the state’s Special Transportation Fund (STF) to cover their inability to manage the General Fund. It will be interesting to see if this hamstrings Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont and the Democratic-controlled legislature in their quest to implement their tolling plan.

The STF was established by the legislature and then-Gov.

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Bristol’s Nelligan Inducted into CT Veterans Hall of Fame

Posted on December 11, 2019 by admin


Bristol resident and U.S. Army Reservist Patrick Nelligan on Dec. 6 was among 10 local veterans who were inducted into the Connecticut Veteran Hall of Fame.

Sen. Henri Martin, Rep. Cara Pavalock-D’Amato with her son Leo, Patrick Nelligan, and Rep. Whit Betts at the Dec. 6 Connecticut Veteran Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

The Hall of Fame was established in November 2005 to help raise awareness about the achievements and contributions

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State Reps. Betts, Pavalock-D’Amato and Sen. Martin to “Ring the Bell” at Bristol’s Walmart on Thursday, December 12th

Posted on December 4, 2019 by admin


State Reps. Whit Betts (R-78), Cara Pavalock-D’Amato R (77) and State Sen. Henri Martin (R-31) will be volunteering to raise money for Connecticut residents in need by collecting for the Salvation Army at Bristol’s Walmart on Thursday, December 12, 2019.

WHEN: Thursday, December 12th, 2019 from 4:00 to 5:00pm

WHERE: Walmart, 1400 Farmington Ave., Bristol, CT

Reps. Betts, Pavalock-D-Amato and Sen. Martin welcome all of their constituents to stop by the store to help make the fundraising event a success!