Funding Secured: Shelton Youth Mental Health Support

Posted on July 2, 2024


Monroe, Shelton, Stratford schools receiving mental health funding

Area lawmakers today applauded the release of state funding to support the delivery of mental health programming for students in Monroe, Shelton and Stratford during the summer months over the next two years.

  • Monroe School District is receiving $74,771
  • Shelton School District is receiving $24,480
  • Stratford School District is receiving $85,000

State Senator Kevin Kelly (R-Stratford) said, “Thank you to Gov. Ned Lamont and Education

Perillo Secures Support for Families of Fallen Officers

Posted on May 17, 2024


(HARTFORD) — This week, House Republicans scored a major victory in officially establishing a Fallen Officer Fund that supports families of officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Specifically, this fund distributes one-time payments to the families of officers killed in the line of duty, helping them in their time of uncertainty, grief, and need.

This bill came in response to the sudden death of two Bristol police officers last year, sadly followed by the deaths of state troopers and other

Perillo Defends Seniors and Protects Retirement Benefits

Posted on May 8, 2024


Last week, I shot down a bill that would have increased the contribution levels from 3% to 5% to the Connecticut Retirement Fund for residents of all income backgrounds. The problem: this bill would have hurt working class families without giving them the ability to opt-out.

My Republican colleagues and I agree: let people make their own decisions about their money and retirement. I am proud to say that we successfully prevented this bill from passing this session and I will continue to fight