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Candelora, Cheeseman Respond to Gov. Lamont’s Retroactive Earned Income Tax Enhancement

Posted on December 29, 2021 by admin


HARTFORD—House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora and Rep. Holly Cheeseman, Ranking Member of the Finance Committee, released the following statement today in response to Gov. Lamont’s decision to retroactively enhance the 2020 Connecticut Earned Income Tax Credit:

“This unilateral, retroactive change to tax policy made by Governor Lamont isn’t just political pandering, it’s a slap in the face to the legislature. It’s shameful that the governor has ignored urgent issues such as the dire need for

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Republican Valley Legislators Call on Governor to Honor Promise, Fund Valley Regional Fire School

Posted on December 23, 2021 by admin


In a letter to Governor Lamont on Monday, State Representatives Nicole Klarides-Ditria (R-105), David Labriola (R-131), Ben McGorty (R-122), Cindy Harrison (R-69) and State Senate Republican Leader Kevin Kelly (R-21) and State Senator Eric Berthel (R-32) called on him to honor his campaign promise to provide state funding for the important Valley Regional Fire School.

“The Bond Commission met this week but once again did not include funds for the Valley Regional Fire School which has been continually

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House Republicans Pose Questions on Data Privacy Concerns Over Gov’s Vaccine Passport

Posted on December 17, 2021 by admin


HARTFORD–House Republicans, led by Rep. Vincent Candelora, held a news conference today about Gov. Lamont’s plan to have state government facilitate a vaccine passport program in Connecticut while also urging legislative Democrats to hold the governor accountable by demanding more information about his initiatives.

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