Rep. McGorty Votes to Adopt 2024-25 Connecticut State Budget with Historic Income Tax Cut

Posted on June 6, 2023


HARTFORD – On Tuesday, State Rep. Ben McGorty (R-122) voted to adopt the FY 2024-2025 Connecticut state budget, headlined by a historic cut to the state income tax for middle- and low-income earners and families.

The fully balanced bipartisan budget features more than $150 million for local education, investments in public safety, strict adherence to fiscal guardrails established in the 2017 budget agreement, and establishes a phase-out on pension and annuity taxes. Each of these key initiatives

Rep. McGorty Hosts Fire & EMS Caucus Meeting, Votes to Support Firefighters on International Firefighters Day

Posted on May 4, 2023


HARTFORD – On Thursday State Representative Ben McGorty (R-122) spent the day advocating for firefighters, emergency response workers, and first responders in a series of showings of support through legislative work.

As Co-Chair of the bipartisan Fire & EMS Caucus, Rep. McGorty and co-Chair Rep. Michael Quinn (D-Meriden) led their first meeting of the 2023 legislative session. The meeting welcomed new and returning members who explained their dedication to supporting firefighters, EMS workers, and

Rep. McGorty Announces State Funding for Shelton Public Safety Equipment

Posted on April 10, 2023


HARTFORD – On Thursday, State Representatives Ben McGorty (R-122) and Jason Perillo (R-113) announced that the State Bond Commission voted to confirm a series of state grants to municipalities in favor of specific community-building initiatives.

The announced funding includes an award of $50,306 to the city of Shelton reimbursing the Police Department for expenses of body-worn cameras, dashboard cameras, and video storage devices.

“This funding for public safety equipment in Shelton is a valuable