Legislative Proposals Offer Less Accountability

Posted on May 1, 2023


Just last Tuesday in broad daylight, a Rocky Hill resident halted an attempted carjacking in his driveway. There were 16 reported break-ins in Wethersfield over one recent weekend, a juvenile was arrested for a string of purse thefts in Wallingford, as towns like Southington, Rocky Hill, and South Windsor grapple with a string of smash and grabs. These are just a few examples to the types of crimes happening in communities across our state.

Due to a serious lack of accountability, the individuals

House Republican Caucus Bill Initiated by Rep. Hall Advances Out of Public Safety Committee

Posted on March 16, 2023


HARTFORD – A bill concept championed for several years by State Representative Carol Hall (R-59) to assist individuals who have become incapacitated as a result of drugs, has been voted out of the Public Safety Committee thanks to bipartisan support for the issue.

HB-6851, An Act Concerning Emergency Intervention by a Police Officer When a Person is Incapacitated by Drugs or Due to a Medical Emergency, put forth previously by Representative Hall, comes at the request of the current Enfield Police


Posted on March 14, 2023


Today, the East Windsor legislative delegation including State Senator Saud Anwar (D-South Windsor), State Representative Jaime Foster (D-Ellington) and State Representative Carol Hall (R-Enfield) welcomed the Connecticut Community Investment Fund 2030 Board’s approval of $4 million in funding supporting an extension of the town’s public water drinking line to more than 100 new units.

The CIF2030 said this award will support extending that line along Windsorville and Old Ellington Road to provide

Solar Bill Introduced by Rep. Hall to Receive Public Hearing

Posted on February 28, 2023


A bill I proposed this session to require solar farms comply with local planning and zoning laws will be included in a Planning & Development Committee public hearing scheduled for Friday.

The genesis of this bill stems from a development that occurred in Enfield when a solar farm was placed in a residential neighborhood, taking acres of farmland and woodlands, without approval from the town’s plan of conservation and development.

This bill would make future solar farms comply with local zoning and

Sen. Kissel, Rep. Hall statements regarding future closure of the Willard building of the Willard-Cybulski C.I.

Posted on January 25, 2023


Sen. John A. Kissel (R-Enfield) and Rep. Carol Hall (R-59) today issued the following statements regarding the future closure of the Willard building of the Willard-Cybulski Correctional Institution.

“The closure will not reduce Enfield’s PILOT funding, which is positive news,” Sen. Kissel said.  “In addition, it is also positive news that employees at the facility will not lose their jobs but instead be redeployed in the system. We continue to have a good working relationship with the Department

Enfield GOP Lawmakers React to LEGO HQ Move

Posted on January 25, 2023


Rep. Carol Hall and Sen. John A. Kissel  issued the following statements regarding LEGO Group’s announcement that it will move its headquarters in the Americas from Enfield to Boston.

“While the news of LEGO’s move doesn’t come as a complete shock, it’s still disappointing that a great community partner who has been a fixture in our community for almost fifty years has chosen to move their operations to a neighboring state,” Rep. Hall said. “Hopefully, Connecticut will take this unfortunate news


Posted on January 18, 2023


Will Save Families Over $210 Per Year Immediately, More Over the Long Term

HARTFORD – Senate and House Republican Leaders detailed a comprehensive package of policy proposals to reduce the cost of electric bills and make energy more affordable over the long term.

The policies will reduce energy costs for CT families by over $362 million per year, saving the average household over $210 next year.  In the long run, the plan will drive down costs by even more and implement important ratepayer protections

Rep. Hall Takes Oath, Named to New Committee

Posted on January 4, 2023


HARTFORD – State Representative Carol Hall has taken the oath-of-office for her fourth full term representing the 59th General Assembly District which includes the towns of Enfield and East Windsor.

“I am excited to have been newly named a member of the Judiciary Committee and look forward to getting started working with my fellow committee members on behalf of the residents of Connecticut,” said Rep. Hall.

The Judiciary Committee oversees all matters relating to courts, judicial procedures, criminal

A New Social Media Challenge is Encouraging Car Thefts

Posted on August 16, 2022


A new social media trend is resulting in a recent wave of vehicle thefts happening in Connecticut and across the country.

Kia and Hyundai vehicle owners are being urged to stay vigilant as a new social media challenge is encouraging individuals to steal vehicles using a phone charging cable and screwdriver.

The theft of these vehicles is possible due to the lack of an immobilizer. An immobilizer is a security device that doesn’t allow the car to be started unless the transponder or smart key is used.

Connecticut Small Business Boost Fund

Posted on July 27, 2022


Small businesses and nonprofit organizations with less than 100 full-time employees may be able to benefit from the newly created Connecticut Small Business Boost Fund. The program provides low interest non-forgivable loans to approved applicants between $5,000 and $500,000 (subject to eligibility).

Loans totaling less than $150,000 will have a 60-month repayment period while those totaling more than $150,000 will have a 72-month repayment period. These loans can be used for payroll, equipment, utilities