Candelora Earns 100 Percent Score from Business Advocacy Organization

Posted on November 1, 2023

HARTFORD—House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora’s support for the state’s business community during the 2023 legislative session has earned him a 100 percent score from the Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA).

“The ripple effect of a slumping economy can’t be understated, and I haven’t lost sight of the fact that it’s our job, as members of the General Assembly, to set policies that are focused on creating the best possible environment for the very people we need to lead our state’s


State Lawmakers, Local Leaders Applaud Funding Allocation for Field Lighting at Coginchaug Regional High School in Durham

Posted on September 29, 2023

HARTFORD—House Minority Leader Vincent Candelora on Friday led applause from state lawmakers, local officials, and community leaders over an anticipated $430,000 allocation by the State Bond Commission next week for lighting and facility improvements at the Coginchaug Regional High School football field.

“I’m appreciative of the decision from Governor Lamont and commission members to invest in this project, and for the work of district staff and local volunteers who have continued to pursue their


House GOP Leader Candelora Statement on Allegations of Absentee Ballot Fraud in Bridgeport

Posted on September 18, 2023

HARTFORD—House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora on Monday released the following statement in response to allegations of absentee ballot fraud in Bridgeport:

“Over the last few years, Connecticut residents or Republican lawmakers who expressed concern or posed simple questions about the integrity of our state’s absentee balloting system have been immediately discredited as a matter of policy by Democrats who control all levers of state government. Now, what’s alleged to have happened in Bridgeport