Buckbee, Harding Support Legislation Extending the Procurement of Class III Renewable Energy Sources

Posted on May 7, 2024


HARTFORD – The House of Representatives took favorable action on S.B. 385 An Act Concerning Energy Procurements on Monday evening. The legislation seeks to expand the state’s usage of certain renewable energy sources. Specifically, it extends a sunset clause for the purchase of Class III renewables for at least 5 more years. According to State Rep. Billy Buckbee (R-67) and State Sen. Stephen Harding (R-30), this will help New Milford’s Kimberly-Clark and other entities across that state that sell

Buckbee Votes for Full Property Tax Exemption for Disabled Veterans

Posted on April 29, 2024


HARTFORD – The House of Representatives acted on H.B. 5491 – An Act Establishing a Property Tax Exemption for Veterans who Have a Service-Connected Permanent and Total Disability Rating. State Representative Bill Buckbee (R-New Milford), who is a member of the Veterans’ and Military Affairs Committee, spoke in favor of the legislation while it was under consideration during Monday’s session.

“This issue really came to light during an open public hearing that was hosted by the Military and Veterans’

Budget Adjustment Proposal, Promises Kept

Posted on April 25, 2024


I joined my colleagues to present our 2024 budget adjustments at the State Capitol during a news conference on Thursday morning. This budget prioritizes spending, creates structural reforms, and comes in $43.5 million under the established spending cap.

To view the news conference, click the image below.

Promises Kept…

In addition to maintaining spending and borrowing caps that have kept our state solvent, the budget plan focuses on supporting children at the beginning of their educational