Candelora, Kelly & Environment Committee Republicans Criticize Democrat Plan to Make Heating Oil and Gasoline More Expensive

Posted on March 22, 2023 by admin


House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora (R-North Branford) and Senate Republican Leader Kevin Kelly (R-Stratford), and Republican lawmakers on the Environment Committee today released the following statement raising concerns about the Governor’s bill slated to be voted on this week which will make home heating oil and gasoline more expensive and resembles “TCI on steroids.”

“Two years ago, Republicans defeated the governor’s push for the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) which increased

House Republicans, CT Businesses Decry Highway Use Tax on Trucks

Posted on March 8, 2023 by admin


HARTFORD—House Republicans on Wednesday joined a diverse group of business owners in talking about the negative impact the state’s highway use tax on trucks will have on Connecticut’s economy and encouraged others to testify Friday on legislation to eliminate it.  

“The far-reaching implications of the highway use tax on trucks should not be underestimated, and I have little doubt that Connecticut residents will soon feel the ripple effect in their own budgets if they haven’t already,” House Republican

Republicans Outline Proposals to Make Connecticut Safer

Posted on March 1, 2023 by Devin Keehner


HARTFORD—In advance of a series of Judiciary Committee public hearings next week, House and Senate Republicans on Wednesday outlined proposals aimed at making Connecticut safer while urging Democrats to veer from their lopsided approach to public safety that does little to deter crime.  

“Last year, after speaking with police, community leaders, prosecutors, public defenders, and youth advocates, Senate Republicans offered our Better Way to a Safer Connecticut plan,” said Senate Republican Leader

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