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Shelton Lawmakers, Mayor Applaud State Approval of Funding for Constitution Boulevard Extension, Commerce Park

Posted on April 4, 2022


SHELTON – Representative Jason Perillo (R-Shelton), Representative Ben McGorty (R-Shelton), Senate Republican Leader Kevin Kelly (R-Stratford), and Mayor Mark A. Lauretti applauded the state bond commission’s approval of a $5 million state investment in Shelton’s 306 Constitution Boulevard extension and Commerce Park.

Rep. Perillo said, “This has been a great team effort that included the mayor, Rep. McGorty and Senator Kelly whose help was invaluable. We made our pitch to the Governor’s office and

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State Bond Commission Approves $3 Million for Stratford’s Shakespeare Theater

Posted on March 31, 2022


The Town of Stratford’s delegation to the Connecticut General Assembly – including Rep. Joseph P. GreskoRep. Phil Young, Rep. Ben McGortySenate Republican Leader Kevin Kelly and Sen. Dennis Bradley – commends the inclusion of $3 million in state funding on the State Bond Commission’s agenda for the redevelopment of the Shakespeare Theatre site.

The funds, which will be disbursed through the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD), received approval from the State Bond Commission

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House Passes Suspension of State Gas Tax

Posted on March 25, 2022


HARTFORD — Soaring inflation, utility price increases, and rising gas prices have added another financial burden to Connecticut residents and taxpayers that they cannot afford. We heard your concerns, and turned to provide immediate relief for you and your families.

On March 10, House and Senate Republicans proposed a suspension of the state gas tax, and called on Governor Lamont and legislative Democrats to join us.

This week, the General Assembly passed, and the Governor signed into law HB 5501

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