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Rep. O’Dea Lauds Passage of Two Bills Fighting the Opioid Crisis

Posted on May 23, 2019 by admin


Bills Advance to Senate

HARTFORD – State Representative Tom O’Dea (R-New Canaan, Wilton), Deputy Republican Leader-at-Large, voted for and celebrated the passage of two bills addressing the opioid crisis – H.B. 5524, An Act Increasing the Penalties for the Sale of Fentanyl, and H.B. 7190, An Act Extending Good Samaritan Protections for Persons or Entities that Include an Opioid Antagonist within a Cabinet Containing an Automatic External Defibrillator. Rep. O’Dea has signed on as a cosponsor to both

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Rep. O’Dea Provide Toll Update on Todd Feinburg Show – April 11, 2019

Posted on April 12, 2019 by admin


CT State Rep. Tom O’Dea (R-New Canaan, Wilton), a member of the legislature’s Transportation Committee, joined WTIC News Talk host Todd Feinburg on April 11th to discuss the latest on tolls. Rep. O’Dea says the math on Gov. Lamont’s latest proposal does not add up. The governor’s plan calls for rates similar to legislative Democratic proposals and projects the same revenue, but his plan calls for about 50 tolling locations as opposed to

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Rep. O’Dea Talks Tolls On-Air with Todd Feinberg – March 26, 2019

Posted on March 29, 2019 by admin


On March 26, CT State Rep. Tom O’Dea (R-New Canaan, Wilton), a member of the Transportation Committee, joined WTIC News Talk host Todd Feinberg to discuss three tolls proposals recently approved by the committee – S.B. 423, H.B. 7202 and H.B. 7280. Rep. O’Dea and fellow Republican members voted against the bills citing multiple concerns:

  • The cost to install and operate tolls

  • The cost to bill individuals who do not have EZ passes or those with unreadable license plates

  • A provision deeming the

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