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

House Sessions, April 17 and 18

Posted on April 19, 2024


HARTFORD – The House was in session on Wednesday, April 17, and Thursday, April 18. To review all of the legislation that was considered, please click on the corresponding date and you will be provided with the House Journal.

I had the opportunity to participate in several advocacy events during our session days, including the Connecticut State Firefighters Association’s Fire Service Day. Departments from across the state visited with lawmakers to discuss critical resources and legislation impacting