Posted on June 18, 2021
S.B. No. 1202: An Act Concerning Provisions Related To Revenue And Other Items To Implement The State Budget For The Biennium, outlines budget expenditures for the next two years and so much more. Included are “RATS” which are bills or concepts that have nothing to do with our budget and have never had a Public Hearing and/or got out of committee. With 837+ pages put out by the Democrats without any input from the Republicans.
Withholding municipal grants from municipalities that…
Posted on June 9, 2021
HARTFORD– On Tuesday evening, State Representatives Anne Dauphinais (R-44th) and Rick Hayes (R-51st) voted against H.B. No. 6684, An Act Concerning A Highway Use Fee , a new highway use tax on trucks that food and trucking industry advocates say will increase the costs of goods and services in Connecticut.
Democrats say their new tax is critical to prop up our state’s dwindling Special Transportation Fund (STF), but House Republicans provided an alternative plan using existing resources. During the…
Posted on June 5, 2021
Until the passage of S.B. No. 1019, a person seeking to erase their criminal record would be required to stand before the Boards of Pardons & Parole. While not perfect, the individual with the criminal record would make a case as to why they deserved an erasure of their record. This would include demonstrating that they have taken responsibility for their mistake and have since remained in good standing in society.
Improving the Boards of Pardons & Paroles would have been far more prudent then this…