DOT Announces Route 8 Improvement Project

Posted on October 10, 2019 by admin


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The Connecticut Department of Transportation’s (Department) Office of Engineering is implementing a resurfacing, bridge rehabilitation, and safety improvement project on Route 8 in Shelton, Derby, Ansonia, and Seymour. The project begins at the Platt Road overpass in Shelton and ends at the North Main Street overpass in Seymour for a total of 8.8 miles. The purpose of the project is to provide corridor improvements that bring this section of roadway to current standards.

This project proposes to

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Perillo, Shelton Legislators to Host Session on Business Legislation

Posted on October 8, 2019 by admin


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The 2019 legislative session was among the most impactful on the state’s business community in recent memory. With that in mind, I’m co-hosting a forum this month in Shelton to provide information on legislative action that affects the state’s business community. I’ll be joined by state Rep. Ben McGorty and Sen. Kevin Kelly, and together we’ll cover topics such as the state’s new mandatory paid family and medical leave program, an increase to the minimum wage, and changes to the pass-through entity

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Rep. Perillo Calls on Majority Party to Fix the Grocery Tax

Posted on September 18, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD – Today, House and Senate Republicans called upon Governor Ned Lamont to bring the legislature into special session to fix a piece of legislation passed in the Democrat state budget that created new taxes on hundreds of grocery store foods, and also substantially increased taxes on prepared meals.

Rep. Perillo added, “We don’t need a meeting with DRS to prevent this tax increase, we can go back into a special session and do what is right by changing this law. It is clear that the people of Connecticut don’t want this tax to move forward.”

The House of Representatives need 76 members to sign a petition to force a special session and the State Senate would need 19 petition signatures.

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