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CT ’21: State Rep. Mastrofrancesco Responds to Proposed Changes to Voting Laws

Posted on April 12, 2021


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In case you missed it, State Representative Gale Mastrofrancesco was on WFSB CT-21 with Eric Parker to discuss the proposed changes before the legislature this session regarding election laws, which include early voting and no excuse absentee voting. Current law in Connecticut does not require signature verification on absentee ballots or a photo ID to vote in person, and the Democrats refuse to include any of these measures in their proposals. I strongly oppose any legislation that would further

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Sampson, Mastrofrancesco ‘disappointed’ by GAE Democrats’ Decision(s) on Election Integrity

Posted on April 1, 2021


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The Government Administration and Elections (GAE) Committee Meeting met yesterday to debate and vote on a number of bills primarily focused on curing racial disparities and expanding voting access. Republicans managed to get some items on the agenda focused on increased transparency of quasi-public agencies and their most important policy initiative – HB 6325 – a collection of policy changes focused on protecting election integrity.

State Senator Rob Sampson (R-16) and State Representative Gale Mastrofrancesco

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OPINION: Removal of Religious Exemption for Mandatory School Vaccinations Again Before the Legislature

Posted on March 22, 2021


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Two extremely contentious bill proposals concerning the removal of Connecticut’s religious exemptions and non-medical exemptions for mandatory school vaccinations, which has been codified in state statute for 60 years, have reemerged this legislative session. If passed, this policy would prohibit children from attending public or private school, regardless of their objection to even one specific vaccination or all vaccinations.The bill proposals, House Bill 6423 and Senate Bill 568, were again met

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