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Rep. Gale Mastrofrancesco: Submit Testimony on Forced School Regionalization

Posted on February 15, 2019 by jdooley


Your input is important to me as your State Representative. I have heard from many constituents on the issue of school regionalization.

There will be public hearings very soon on (2) two bills looking to change the makeup and take away control of our local school districts:

 

I am encouraging to you to submit testimony on the proposed bills; you can email

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Rep. Mastrofrancesco, Wolcott Lawmakers Hear from Residents

Posted on February 12, 2019 by jdooley


WOLCOTT – On a wintery night last week at Wolcott Town Hall, State Sen. Rob Sampson (R-16) and State Rep. Gale Mastrofrancesco (R-80) met with constituents for their Town Hall Forum to hear about issues impacting Wolcott residents and the rest of Connecticut.

The Wolcott legislators, who together represent the town in the CT House of Representatives, sat and answered questions from interested constituents on the major state issues to be debated this session, the state budget, the forced regionalization

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STATE REP. MASTROFRANCESCO: JUST SAY NO TO REGIONALIZED SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Posted on February 7, 2019 by jdooley


A proposed Bill SB-454 would create a legislative commission to develop a plan to regionalize school districts based on population, in alignment with Connecticut’s Probate Court system. Under this law, the current system of approximately 150 school districts would be reduced to 54, merging both rural and urban communities, and would become effective by default even without action by the commission or approval of the legislature.

just say no to regionalised school districts

just say no to regionalised school districts

State Rep. Gale Mastrofrancesco: Tolls are just another tax

Posted on February 6, 2019 by jdooley


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.

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Rep. Mastrofrancesco, Southington Legislators Talks Taxes and State Budget

Posted on February 1, 2019 by jdooley


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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Rep. Mastrofrancesco: Common Sense Amendment Would Have Allowed Loans Without Taxpayer Liability

Posted on January 23, 2019 by jdooley


Common Sense Amendment Would Have Allowed Loans Without Taxpayer Liability

HARTFORD — In response to proposed legislation that would require the state to guarantee certain private loans in default,  54 members of the General Assembly, including 12 members of the Conservative Caucus, today supported an amendment that would protect individuals affected by the federal government shutdown without requiring state taxpayers to repay those loans if they go into default.

The amendment, introduced by Rep.

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Wolcott Legislators to Hold Town Hall Meeting

Posted on January 17, 2019 by jdooley


WOLCOTT- State Sen. Rob Sampson (R-16) and Gale Mastrofrancesco (R-80) will be hosting a ‘Town Hall’ Meeting on January 30th at Wolcott Town Hall.

The Wolcott legislators are inviting all interested constituents to join them in discussing the issues that are shaping the 2019 legislative session – like the state budget deficit and any bill proposals that could directly impact our community.

WHO? Sen. Rob Sampson (R-16) and Gale Mastrofrancesco (R-80)

 WHAT? Town Hall Meeting

 WHEN? Wednesday, January

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Rep. Mastrofrancesco, Conservative Caucus Announces Legislative Agenda

Posted on January 17, 2019 by jdooley


HARTFORD — The Connecticut General Assembly Conservative Caucus today announced highlights of its 2019-2020 legislative agenda, including provisions that would strengthen Connecticut’s criminal justice system, uphold individual voting rights, and allow individual workers to determine their contributions to union activities, among other proposed legislation.

In response to the repeated and detrimental loosening of the state’s criminal justice laws, the caucus proposed legislation to reinstate the

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Rep. Mastrofrancesco Op-ed: Ready to get to work

Posted on January 9, 2019 by jdooley


On January 9th I will be officially sworn in to serve as your State Representative for the 80th district. It is of the highest honor and privilege to have earned your trust to be your voice in Hartford, and I thank you again. I am excited to begin this new chapter in my life and eager to start working on your behalf.

Over the past month I have been meeting with constituents, community leaders, and business owners listening to their concerns and ideas on how to improve our economy.

I have also had

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Rep. Mastrofrancesco, legislators to Hold Town Hall Meeting in Southington

Posted on January 9, 2019 by jdooley


Legislators to Hold Town Hall Meeting in Southington

SOUTHINGTON- State Sen. Rob Sampson (R-16) with State Reps. John Fusco (R-81) and Gale Mastrofrancesco (R-80) will be hosting a ‘Town Hall’ Meeting on January 23rd at the Municipal Center in Southington.

The Southington legislative trio invites all interested constituents to join them in discussing the issues that are shaping the 2019 legislative session – like the state budget deficit and any bill proposals that could directly impact our community.

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