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Candelora, House Republicans Offer to Direct Money to Organizations that Serve At-Risk Veterans

Posted on June 8, 2021


HARTFORD – House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora on Tuesday offered a proposal to direct $16.7 million in state funds toward organizations whose aim is to assist veterans secure housing and critical wraparound services.

“That there are any men or women who served our nation in uniform struggling with basic necessities is a problem that should give everyone pause, and if there were ever a year to devote more financial resources to these individuals in need—this was it,” Candelora said.

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House Republican Leader Candelora Statement on Constitutionality of the Connecticut Equitable Investment Fund

Posted on June 8, 2021


House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora on Monday released the following statement regarding Attorney General Tong’s formal opinion regarding the proposed Connecticut Equity Investment Fund, an element of H.B. 6443 that was advanced by the Finance Committee in April.

“From the moment it was pitched it was abundantly clear to House Republicans that the Connecticut Equitable Investment Fund was a concept that deserved intense scrutiny, and it’s a no surprise that Attorney General Tong shares our

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House Republicans Concerned About Impact of Controversial “Fair Work Week” Legislation, Request information from DOL

Posted on June 2, 2021


HARTFORD—House Republicans on Wednesday again questioned the logic of installing another mandate on businesses, particularly one that would affect the state’s struggling hospitality industry, and they’ve asked the state’s Department of Labor for specifics on how it interprets the scope of the “Fair Work Week Schedule” legislation from Democrats.

“The enormity of challenges faced by businesses over the last year should have caused the majority party to soften its infamous anti-employer posture, but

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