Candelora Statement on Lamont Administration Decision to Shift School Construction Grant Management

Posted on November 22, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD — Deputy House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora on Friday criticized a unilateral move from the governor’s administration to transfer the management of school construction and renovation grants into the governor’s budget office from the Department of Administrative Services, a shift he fears will politicize what should be a nonpartisan process while further eroding residents’ trust in state government.

“Just consider what residents have watched unfold at the capitol over the last year.

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The Legislature Can’t Solve Problems if Lawmakers Avoid Talking About them

Posted on October 27, 2019 by admin


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Connecticut faces considerable fiscal and economic problems, and majority lawmakers in Hartford don’t want to talk about them. They’re more interested in “changing the narrative.”

Their resistance to discussing the state’s biggest challenges is understandable. After all, that conversation would quickly lead back to a decade of tax increases and missed opportunities to do something—anything—to rehabilitate our state’s frail economy. All too often, my colleagues complain that they wish people would

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Wallingford, Resurfacing on Route 68 (Church Street)

Posted on October 20, 2019 by admin


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The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that nighttime milling and resurfacing will be performed on Route 68 in Wallingford, Sunday, Oct. 20, through Thursday, Oct. 30. The project consists of milling and resurfacing 5.15 miles of Route 68 in Wallingford. This project is being performed by the Eversource Gas Company under an encroachment permit.

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