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2022 Legislative Survey Results

Posted on January 19, 2022


A couple of weeks ago, I sent out a survey asking for your feedback on important issues facing our state. It is expected many of these will carry over into the 2022 legislative session that begins on February 9th.

Thank you to everyone who provided me with some feedback, your responses are greatly appreciated.


What should be the legislature’s top priority in 2022? (results below)

When members of the legislature make budgetary adjustments this spring, which of these issues are important to

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Reps. Pavalock-D’Amato, Betts, and Fishbein to Host Juvenile Justice Forum in Bristol

Posted on October 28, 2021


BRISTOL – Responding to the concerns of residents statewide who are alarmed by the rise in juvenile crime, most especially the rampant increase in incidents involving the theft of motor vehicles, State Representatives Cara Pavalock-D’Amato (R-77), Whit Betts (R-78), and Ranking Member of the Judiciary Committee State Representative Craig Fishbein (R-90) will hold a Juvenile Justice Forum on Wednesday, November 10 at the Bristol Public Library.

Despite assurances from legislative Democrats that violent

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Upcoming ‘Coffee with your Legislators’ in Bristol Hosted by Reps. Betts, Pavalock-D’Amato and Sen. Martin

Posted on October 27, 2021


BRISTOL – State Reps. Whit Betts and Cara Pavalock-D’Amato will join State Senator Henri Martin in hosting a ‘Coffee with your Legislators’ event in Bristol on Friday, November 5th from 8-9 a.m. The legislators invite residents to join them during this monthly coffee hour occurrence to discuss pertinent state and local issues.

WHEN: Every First Friday of the Month
Friday, November 5th  from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

WHERE: Rodd’s Restaurant, 854 Farmington Ave., Bristol

These events are designed to

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Rep. Pavalock-D’Amato Receives Favorable Score from CBIA

Posted on September 24, 2021


HARTFORD – The Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA) has released their ‘2021 State House Voting Records’ annual report and State Representative Cara Pavalock-D’Amato (R-77) has once again received a favorable score for her continued support of pro-business policies.

While Rep. Pavalock received an overall score of 88%, her opposition to SB-920, An Act Concerning Public-Private Partnerships (PPP’s) prevented her from receiving a perfect score from the association.

“While I am pleased

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Rep. Pavalock-D’Amato Votes ‘No’ on Gov. Lamont Extension

Posted on July 19, 2021


HARTFORD – Last week, State Representative Cara Pavalock-D’Amato (R-77) joined her House Republican colleagues in voting ‘No’ on a resolution that would allow Governor Lamont to continue to run the state through the use of his executive order.

“The standard under the statute is there must be a state of emergency, contrary to the questions of whether or not the Governor is doing a good job,” Rep. Pavalock-D’Amato said. “The continued exercise of leadership by totalitarian authority is a repudiation

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