Area Lawmakers Invite Gov. Lamont to Host Toll Meeting in their Communities

Posted on January 10, 2020 by admin


Area lawmakers, State Reps. Lezlye Zupkus (R-89), Craig Fishbein (R-90), John Fusco (R-81) and Gale Mastrofrancesco (R-80) sent a joint letter on Wednesday to Governor Ned Lamont asking him to host additional Toll ‘Town Hall’ Meetings about his CT2030 Transportation Plan that includes truck-only tolls.

Last week, it was uncovered that the Governor and Democratic lawmakers in Westport were preparing to host a secret meeting about the Governor’s transportation plan. The purpose of the secret meeting

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New Laws Effective January 1st

Posted on December 30, 2019 by admin


I want to wish you and your families a safe and happy New Year! With 2019 coming to an end, you should be aware of new taxes and laws that will be going into effect on January 1, 2020.

These new taxes, which I opposed when they came up for debate earlier in the year, include those on:

  • Dry Cleaning – Existing state sales tax rate will be expanded to dry cleaning services & laundry services
  • Parking – Existing state sales tax rate will be expanded to parking fees
  • Interior Design Service – Existing

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Rep. Fusco Endorses Grant for Southington Police Body Cameras

Posted on December 18, 2019 by admin


State Representative John Fusco (R-81) today thanked the state’s Bond Commission for approving a grant to the town of Southington for the cost of police-worn body cameras.

As part of a $100,493 expenditure, three municipal police departments, including Southington, will be reimbursed for purchases of body-worn recording equipment, digital data storage and related services for law enforcement officers. The grant approved today includes $41,288 for Southington.

“Body cameras help protect the rights

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