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Candelora, Republicans Call for Special Session on Home Heating Assistance

Posted on September 1, 2022


House and Senate Republicans on Thursday called for a special session to bolster home heating assistance funding. Republicans offered a plan earlier in the week to address the crisis, and Democrats rejected it on procedural grounds. House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora discussed the subject during morning news conference at the capitol. Watch a summary of his comments above, or the full news conference here.

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CT Democrats Refuse to Hold a Vote on Republican Proposal to Bolster Energy Assistance Slashed by Washington

Posted on August 30, 2022


HARTFORD – Senate Republican Leader Kevin Kelly (R-Stratford) and House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora (R-North Branford) released the following statement responding to CT Democratic lawmakers on the State’s Energy & Technology Committee, Human Services Committee, and Appropriations Committee blocking a vote on a proposed amendment to increase funding for energy assistance, prevent a devastating decrease in benefits for CT’s most vulnerable, and expand assistance to middle-class families struggling

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CT Senate & House Republicans Offer Amendment to Bolster Energy Assistance Slashed by Washington

Posted on August 29, 2022


HARTFORD – Today, Connecticut Senate and House Republican lawmakers will propose and vote on an amendment to Governor Ned Lamont’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) allocation plan being voted on today. The Republican lawmakers’ amendment will increase funding for energy assistance and prevent a devastating decrease in benefits for CT’s most vulnerable. In addition to preventing the loss of thousands of dollars in assistance for the poorest families, the Republican amendment will

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