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State Rep. Gale Mastrofrancesco: Tolls are just another tax

Posted on February 6, 2019


On January 9th, I, along with my legislative colleagues took our oath of office to begin the 2019 legislative session. The day was full of optimism and hope as a new governor took office and a new General Assembly was sworn-in. I look forward to addressing the serious economic and social issues that exist in the state and I will be the voice of my constituents.

One of the major issue’s legislators will be faced with this year will be whether to implement tolls on Connecticut highways. From the onset, I want the people of Wolcott and Southington to know I oppose any proposal to put tolls back on Connecticut roads. In the upcoming weeks you will hear different toll proposals bandied about; trucks-only tolling and tolls on all cars using congestion tolling. Congestion tolling means you will pay an extra 25% more per mile for driving during “rush hours” which means about 70% of all toll revenue collected will come from Connecticut residents. Read More

Rep. Mastrofrancesco, Southington Legislators Talks Taxes and State Budget

Posted on February 1, 2019


SOUTHINGTON – State Sen. Rob Sampson (R-16) along with State Reps. John Fusco (R-81) and Gale Mastrofrancesco (R-80) met with constituents on Wednesday night at the Southington Town Hall for their Town Hall Forum to hear about issues impacting Southington and the rest of Connecticut.

The three lawmakers provided a legislative update on the major proposals to be debated this year. Residents expressed their concerns about the transportation infrastructure, proposals to allow Election Day registration,

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