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Rep. McGorty, House Republicans Push for Restaurant Relief

Posted on December 17, 2020 by wroddy


HARTFORD—State Representative Ben McGorty (R-Shelton) joined House Republicans in calling for new measures to provide a lifeline for the Connecticut bar and restaurant industries after the governor walked back claims he would provide them with financial relief.

House Republicans say their legislation will seek to:

  • Establish a $50 million targeted pandemic relief grant fund for those with qualifying monetary losses;
  • Install yearlong suspensions of liquor permitting fees, and food licensing fees for

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Ringing the Bells for the Salvation Army

Posted on December 11, 2020 by wroddy


Rep. McGorty Announces Leadership, Committee Assignments for the 2021 Legislative Session

Posted on December 8, 2020 by wroddy


SHELTON — State Representative Ben McGorty (R-122) was appointed as an Assistant Republican Leader by House Republican Leader-elect Vincent Candelora on Friday. In addition to serving in this leadership post in the caucus for the 2021 Legislative Session, Rep. McGorty will sit on the legislature’s Public Safety and Security Committee, among others.

The position of Assistant Republican Leader, typically given to legislators with a proven record of leadership in the House chamber, comes with added

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