Audit Raises Concerns Over Administering ITS Security System Within DMV, House Republicans Say

Posted on October 4, 2019 by admin


HARTFORD – The audit of the Connecticut Integrated Vehicle and Licensing System, CIVLS, within the Department of Motor Vehicles today revealed ongoing problems of administering the information technology system, and renewed questions about addressing longstanding and troubling problems that have plagued the agency over recent years, State Rep. Laura Devlin of Fairfield, the Ranking House Member on the Transportation Committee, said.

The auditors highlighted 19 areas of concern. Another 14 involving

Read More

Candelora Calls for Tight Control of Telecommuting

Posted on October 3, 2019 by admin


HARTFORD—Deputy House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora on Thursday said state agencies must strictly monitor employees who telecommute while also enforcing program guidelines, and if an agency is unable to do so its telecommuting program must be suspended until proper controls are put in place.

Candelora, state representative for 86th District, reacted to a state auditors’ report on Charter Oak State College that includes concerns about telecommuting arrangements.

“Telecommuting is a nice idea,

Read More

The Grocery Tax is Back

Posted on September 12, 2019 by jdooley


Democrat “Meals Tax” Will Put 7.35% New Tax on Long List of Groceries Never Taxed Before, According to DRS

Candelora, Fasano: “The Democrat budget continues to hurt working and middle class families.”

HARTFORD – Today Senate and House Republican lawmakers held a press conference regarding newly released details on the “meals tax” included in the Democrat state budget set to go into effect October 1, 2019.

According to a Department of Revenue Services policy statement issued this week, the Democrat-approved

Read More

View the latest budget plan from House Republicans! Learn more