Candelora Promotes Benefits of Camp in Bipartisan Camp Advocacy Event

Posted on June 2, 2023 by admin

HARTFORD — Representative Pat Boyd, House Minority Leader Vincent Candelora, Senator Norm Needleman, and Senator Lisa Seminara held a Youth Camp Advocacy Day press conference on Friday. During Youth Camp Advocacy Day, attendees learn the importance of ensuring that summer camps continue to be a valuable resource for children and families across the state.

“Camp is not just a place to create memories; it’s where young people learn valuable life skills, build confidence, and form lifelong friendships,”


Candelora Supports Sweeping Bipartisan Legislation to Help IDD Population

Posted on May 30, 2023 by admin

HARTFORD—House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora on Tuesday voted for far-reaching legislation aimed at bolstering support services for Connecticut residents with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD), kickstarting an effort to reduce, if not eliminate, waitlists for programs and housing.

The legislation, H.B. 5001, which passed through the House of Representatives unanimously in a 148 to 0 vote, crucially opens the lines of communication between parents and caregivers, school officials


House Republicans Call for Judiciary Committee Public Hearing on Amendment to CT Practice Book Bail Provision

Posted on May 19, 2023 by admin

HARTFORD—House Republicans on Friday called for the legislature’s Judiciary Committee to hold a public hearing on a proposed amendment to the Connecticut Practice Book regulation that specifies the percentage of police or court-set bond an individual must pay to free themselves from jail while their criminal cases are pending.

On May 8, the Rules Committee of the Superior Court held a public hearing on an amendment to CT Practice Book section 38-8 (Ten Percent Cash Bail) that would increase the maximum