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Candelora, Zullo, Cicarella to Host Dec. 19 Office Hours in East Haven

Posted on December 2, 2022

EAST HAVEN–House Minority Leader Vincent Candelora is teaming with state Rep. Joe Zullo and state Sen. Paul Cicarella for a “Coffee & Conversation” session at Twin Pines Diner on Dec. 19. The three state lawmakers will be there between 8 and 9 a.m. to field your questions and comments about state-related issues. The diner is located at 34 Main Street in East Haven. If you have questions about the event, send them to or call Candelora’s office at 860-240-8700.


Residents Need More Relief from Financial Pressure: Candelora on “Talk of Connecticut”

Posted on November 17, 2022

House Republican Leader Vincent today was a guest on WDRC’s Talk of Connecticut with Gary Byron. Candelora and Byron talked about an upcoming special legislative session, when state lawmakers are expected to extend the gas tax holiday. Check out a portion of the interview here:


Candelora, Kelly Renew Calls for Special Session to Cut Gas Tax, Address Home Heating Crisis

Posted on November 15, 2022

HARTFORD — House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora (R-North Branford) and Senate Republican Leader Kevin Kelly (R-Stratford) released the following statement urging lawmakers to call a special session to not only extend the gas tax suspension, but to also provide further relief, including home heating assistance to Connecticut families and stop a new truck tax from taking effect January 1:

“Connecticut Republicans have been pushing to extend gas tax relief since the spring. We need a special session

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