Gov. Lamont signs on to regional gasoline tax

Posted on December 23, 2020


In a recent article published by the Yankee Institute, Governor Lamont expressed his concern about climate change and how he joined a group of Northeastern governors in signing onto a regional cap and invest program called the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) to raise the price of gasoline by upwards of 17 cents per gallon. The governor explained that this regional gas tax would be used to pay for efforts aimed at reducing auto emissions. However, simply put, this is just another tax and

Rep. Mastrofrancesco Appointed Ranking Member of the Legislature’s Government Administration and Elections Committee

Posted on December 8, 2020


On Friday, December 4, 2020, it was announced that State Representative Gale Mastrofrancesco will serve as the leading House Republican lawmaker on the legislature’s Government Administration and Elections (GAE) Committee.

Mastrofrancesco, recently elected to her second term as state representative of the 80th General Assembly District, will also serve as a member of the legislature’s committee on Finance, Revenue, and Bonding and has been reappointed to the Human Services Committee. Her responsibilities

House Republicans Urge Immediate Action to Assist Businesses

Posted on December 4, 2020


Yesterday, House Republican Leader-elect Vincent Candelora and members of the House Republican Caucus met outside the Capitol in Hartford for an important press conference calling for immediate action to help the state’s struggling business community; especially as they navigate through various unforeseen financial issues that are the result of a global COVID-19 pandemic. Our requests include calling on the governor to use COVID-19 funding towards the Unemployment Trust Fund, to allow businesses