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Rep. Frey, Finance Committee Vote to Raise Tobacco-use Age to 21

Posted on May 1, 2019 by admin


State Rep. John Frey (R-111) yesterday joined his colleagues in the Finance Committee and voted to move forward legislation that will raise the legal age for Connecticut residents to smoke or use vaping or tobacco products from eighteen to twenty-one.

HB 7200 – An Act Prohibiting the Sale of Cigarettes, Tobacco Products, Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and Vapor Products to Persons Under Age Twenty-one – raises the legal age to purchase cigarettes, other tobacco products, and e-cigarettes from

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Rep. Frey Introduces Bills to Revamp Certain DMV Processes

Posted on April 23, 2019 by admin


Measures would reduce wait times, increase efficiency

Concerns shared by dozens of residents in Ridgefield, and from across the state, led State Rep. John Frey (R-111) to introduce several bills to prioritize operations, reduce backlog and help Connecticut’s residents navigate the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Proposed bill 5930 – An Act Concerning the Duration of a Motor Vehicle Operator’s License and Motor Vehicle Registration – will authorize the DMV Commissioner to issue an operator’s license

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Rep. Frey Introduces Bills to Eliminate State Pensions for Elected Officials, Using Mileage in Pension Calculations

Posted on March 12, 2019 by admin


Measures will save millions for Connecticut taxpayers

As he has done for several years previously, State Rep. John Frey (R-111) once again proposed legislation to reduce Connecticut’s massive pension obligations by prohibiting elected state officials from receiving a state pension, and to exclude mileage reimbursement from pension calculations.

“These are simple concepts that will save Connecticut taxpayers millions of dollars over time, unfortunately I have to introduce these bills every year,”

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