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Rep. Candelora Attends Forum on Vaccine Mandates

Posted on March 19, 2019 by admin


State Representatives Anne Dauphinais, R-Killingly, Deputy Speaker of the House Jack Hennessy, D-Bridgeport, and Deputy House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora, R-North Branford, joined activist and environmental attorney Robert F. Kennedy, Jr late Tuesday morning for a thoughtful conversation on vaccine mandates and the potential dangers of vaccines.

“Parents who have religious beliefs that do not align with what bureaucrats deem acceptable should not be forced to violate those beliefs under government

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Paid Family Medical Leave: The Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing

Posted on March 11, 2019 by admin


Throughout the election cycle and into this session, Connecticut has heard a lot about Paid Family Medical Leave, a program which allows employees to take paid time off in order to care for loved ones.  Who could possibly be against such a worthy program?  The emotional connection to such a proposal makes this issue a political football.  The details of its implementation make it very hard to support, and in its current form, I cannot.

This proposal creates a significant financial hardship for workers.

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House Republicans Hold News Conference on Forced School Regionalization Bills

Posted on March 5, 2019 by admin


House Republican legislators at a Friday news conference joined Connecticut residents in opposing legislative proposals aimed at forced school regionalization.

The event at the Legislative Office Building preceded an Education Committee public hearing on bills (S.B.457, S.B. 738, S.B. 874) concerning the topic. Republican lawmakers echoed the concerns of parents, educators, school administrators and local officials who descended on the Capitol for the hearing.

“These bills have hit a nerve, and opposition

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