Rep. McGorty, House Republicans Unveil Session Priorities for Cannabis Safety

Posted on January 25, 2023


HARTFORD— State Rep. Ben McGorty (R-122) joined his House Republican colleagues on Tuesday to unveil caucus proposals aimed at creating a safer environment surrounding the recreational use and retail sale of cannabis.

“When it comes to our state’s fledgling cannabis marketplace, the umbrella message emanating from the Governor’s office is, unfortunately, one of shining positivity that in our opinion is at odds with the concerns of not just many residents, but also state mental health and addiction

Shelton Lawmakers Unveil A Better Way To Energy Affordability

Posted on January 18, 2023


Will Save Families Over $210 Per Year Immediately, More Over the Long Term

HARTFORD – Senator Kevin Kelly, Representative Jason Perillo, and Representative Ben McGorty released a comprehensive package of policy proposals to reduce the cost of electric bills and make energy more affordable over the long term.

The policies, proposed by the Senate and House Republican caucuses, will reduce energy costs for CT families by over $362 million per year, saving the average household over $210 next year.  In

Rep. McGorty Takes Oath of Office to Begin Fifth Term in Connecticut House of Representatives

Posted on January 4, 2023


HARTFORD – On Wednesday, the Connecticut General Assembly convened to begin the 2023 legislative session. State Rep. Ben McGorty (R-122) was sworn in to begin his fourth legislative term representing the 122nd District.

Opening Day ceremonies at the State Capitol in Hartford included swearing in for state senators and representatives, oaths of office for constitutional officers, and the governor’s inauguration.

“To be back in the people’s House, serving residents of Shelton, Stratford and Trumbull