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House Republicans Express Serious Concerns About Rushed Implementation of Online Absentee Ballot Application Process

Posted on October 12, 2022



HARTFORD – House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora and Rep. Gale Mastrofrancesco, ranking member of the Governmental Administration and Elections Committee, on Wednesday released the following statement regarding the Secretary of the State’s implementation of an online application process for absentee ballots with just a month before Election Day:

“To call the Secretary of the State’s last-minute installation of an online application process for absentee ballots ill-timed

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Remembering Sept. 11

Posted on September 11, 2022


Today, we pause and reflect on the travesty that occurred 21 years ago. So many wonderful lives were lost that day to a cowardly act that we will NEVER forget. I know many of us can still remember exactly where we were that day and what we were doing.

Though we were attacked and were shaken, as a community we refused to break or give in to fear. We joined together to mourn, but then we rebuilt. We fought back against the people who wished to harm us.

We endured.

This great country of ours has always

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Tax Free Week Kicks Off on Aug. 21

Posted on August 18, 2022


HARTFORD – Starting Sunday Aug. 21, and continuing through Aug. 27 the state’s 6.35% sales tax on clothing and footwear will be dropped for purchases that are less than $100. Jewelry, handbags, luggage, umbrellas, watches and similar items are not included.

With inflation, high gas prices and so many taxes heaped on us by the state, we could all use a break just in time for the beginning of the school year.

More information and a complete list of items that are exempt can be found here: