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Bill that would eliminate CT’s religious exemption from mandatory vaccines clears House

Posted on April 20, 2021


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Article as published in CT Mirror by Jenna Carlesso | April 19,2021

The state House of Representatives approved a bill early Tuesday that would remove Connecticut’s religious exemption from mandatory school vaccinations, a major step for a hot-button proposal that has been raised three years in a row with no vote in either chamber until this week.

“Because we’re in the middle of a health crisis, we need to take a firm stand on the efficacy of vaccinations,” said Rep. Henry Genga, an East Hartford

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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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