House Passes Suspension of State Gas Tax

Posted on March 25, 2022


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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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International Women’s Day 2022

Posted on March 8, 2022


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March 8th is #InternationalWomensDay and today, we celebrate former Governor Ella T. Grasso.
Grasso, from Windsor Locks, was the first female to be elected governor of her state in American history. She was first elected to the Connecticut General Assembly in 1952, and was elected Governor of Connecticut in 1974.
Her dedication to public service to the State of Connecticut is a source of inspiration for us all.

Rep. O’Dea Testifies to Committee on Children in Support of SB 208

Posted on March 2, 2022


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HARTFORD – On Tuesday, State Representative Tom O’Dea (R-125) testified to the Committee on Children in support of legislation protecting children from potential dangers of joining social media platforms when they are ill-prepared to discern such dangers. This bill has gained bipartisan support and the endorsement of children’s and parental rights organizations.

 

This legislation, SB 208, An Act Concerning Social Media and Parental Consent, would amend the federal Children’s Online Privacy Act (COPPA),

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