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Candelora, Republicans Express Concerns Over Impact of TCI Gas Tax Proposal

Posted on April 29, 2021


HARTFORD — House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora on Wednesday joined Senate Republican Leader Kevin Kelly as well as other legislators and advocates from the food and trucking industry to talk about the negative impact of proposals for the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) gas tax and a mileage-based fee on heavy-weight trucks would have on Connecticut residents. Learn more here, and watch the news conference below:

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Statement from House Republican Leader Candelora on Gov. Lamont’s Signing of Bill Eliminating Religious Exemption

Posted on April 28, 2021


House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora on Wednesday issued the following statement regarding Gov. Lamont’s signing of legislation eliminating the religious exemption from mandatory school vaccinations:

“The Governor signed into law the bill eliminating the religious exemption within hours of its passage late Tuesday—a move made easier by Democrats in an empty state senate chamber suspending their rules. I can’t recall seeing anything quite like this during my time in Hartford. They’ve circumvented

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Announcement on Bipartisan Legislation Aimed at Stabilizing Unemployment Compensation Fund

Posted on April 21, 2021


House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora stood alongside with Reps. Holly Cheeseman, Sean Scanlon and Harry Arora on April 21 to talk about bipartisan reforms aimed at stabilizing our state’s unemployment compensation fund—a topic House Republicans have focused on this session. Candelora to Gov. Lamont and his team for their contributions in this collaboration, which included both labor and the business community. Rep. Candelora also gave a nod to Rep. Dave Rutigliano for his commitment to tackling

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