State Rep. Camillo Votes Against Democrats’ Budget, Tax Increases

Posted on June 6, 2019 by admin

HARTFORD – On Tuesday, State Representative Fred Camillo (R-Greenwich) voted against the Democrats’ proposed 2020-2021 biennial state budget. He was joined in his opposition by all members of the House Republican caucus along with five members of the majority party for a final vote of 86-65. The Senate adopted the budget a day later, also without a single Republican vote.

Republicans offered several amendments in an attempt to improve the budget bill and avoid what would inevitably become a new wave

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Rep. Camillo Will Host Post-Session Legislative Update on June 13

Posted on June 1, 2019 by admin

Who: State Representative Fred Camillo

What: Post-Session Legislative Update/Office Hour

Where: Greenwich Town Hall, 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich

When: Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Rep. Camillo invites all constituents of the 151st district to attend his post-session legislative update. Topics will include tolls, paid family and medical leave, the minimum wage, the state budget, and any additional 2019 legislation attendees would like to discuss. Those unable to attend are

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Rep. Camillo Stands with Small Businesses, Non-Profits, Towns and Employees in Opposition to $15 Minimum Wage

Posted on May 9, 2019 by admin

For 14 hours, we passionately debated one of the most impactful bills to come before this legislature – a bill raising the minimum wage to $15/hour. It just passed along a near party-line vote.

Let me be clear – I want to see EVERYONE in the state of Connecticut earning more money. When people make more, they spend more, and the economy grows. Unfortunately, this bill is an artificial means to an end, and the adverse impact on employment

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Nature Walk with Rep. Fred Camillo

Posted on May 7, 2019 by admin

Who: State Representative Fred Camillo

What: Nature Walk in celebration of CT Trails Day 2019

Where: Mianus River Park; meeting place – entrance on Copnewaugh Road, Greenwich

When: Sunday, June 2 from noon to 3:00 p.m.

Description: All families, individuals, hikers and dogs (on a leash!) are welcome to join Rep. Camillo for a leisurely walk through the park in celebration of CT Trails Day 2019.

Rep. Floren, Camillo Will Host Informational Tolls Forum – May 18

Posted on May 1, 2019 by admin

HARTFORDState Representatives Livvy Floren (R-149) and Fred Camillo (R-151) will host an informational tolls forum in the Greenwich Town Hall Meeting Room on Monday, May 13th, 2019 beginning at 7:00 p.m. Presenting at the forum will be Transportation Committee Ranking Members State Representative Laura Devlin (R-134) and State Senator Henri Martin (R-31).

“My motto has always been ‘needs before nice-to-haves.’ Modernizing our transportation infrastructure is a need. Tolls are neither,” Rep. Floren

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Informational Tolls Forum Hosted by State Rep. Fred Camillo and Livvy Floren

Posted on April 27, 2019 by admin

Who: Hosts – State Reps. Fred Camillo (R-151) and Livvy Floren (R-149).

            Presenters – Transportation Ranking Members State Rep. Laura Devlin (R-134), State Sen. Henri             Martin (R31)

What: Informational Tolls Forum

Where: Greenwich Town Hall (Meeting Room), 101 Field Point Road

When: Monday, May 13th, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Description: The Ranking Members will give a presentation on the various toll proposals of 2019, which were approved by the committee and may be called for a vote by the

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Rep. Camillo Encourages Sport Equipment Donations for Local Student Athletes

Posted on April 2, 2019 by admin

Please consider donating to the Sports Equioment Drive, which will be running until Wednesday, April 17.

Drop off locations:

■ Cos Cob Library
■ Greenwich YMCA
■ Greenwich Town Hall

All items will benefit local student athletes in need of good sports equipment. Thank you to those who have already donated. Your generosity is greatly appreciated!


Rep. Camillo Helps Stock the Mianus River with Trout

Posted on April 2, 2019 by admin

On Monday, April 1, State Rep. Fred Camillo joined State Rep. Livvy Floren and Paul Chiappetta, Vice President of the Mianus Chapter of Trout Unlimited, to stock the Mianus River ahead of Opening Day of fishing season, April 13th. Unless otherwise noted, lakes and ponds are open for fishing year round, while rivers and streams are open from the second Saturday in April until the end of February. Approximately 630 Brook, Brown and Rainbow Trout, in addition to 10 Broodstock Trout, were dropped into

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Rep. Camillo to Host State Budget Update on March 26 – Cos Cob Library

Posted on March 25, 2019 by admin

Tomorrow, March 26, I will be hosting a State Budget Update at Cos Cob Library, 7 Sinawoy Road, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

With just over two months to go until the close of session, the Finance, Revenue & Bonding Committee and the Appropriations Committee will begin drafting separate, but balanced, revenue and spending plans. These proposals will be sent to the full legislature for a vote.

Last month, Governor Lamont released his budget. Although his plan will not be the final agreement approved

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Important Public Hearings: Friday, March 15

Posted on March 14, 2019 by admin

Finance, Revenue & Bonding Public Hearing

Friday, March 15 at 10:30 a.m. in Room 2E of the LOB in Hartford

  • S.B. 877: An Act Concerning Revenue Items to Implement the Governor’s Budget

Last week, I wrote an op-ed about the governor’s budget and highlighted my concerns with his proposal to expand the sales tax to currently exempt items. With the potential for tolls and other tax increases on the table for 2019, the expansion of the sales tax could have an adverse impact on our state’s economy and

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