Public Hearing on Repealing the Highway Use Tax – March 10th!

Posted on March 6, 2023


On Friday, March 10th, the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee will host a public hearing to consider House Bill 5290, An Act Sunsetting the Highway Use Tax. This Republican-led proposal was initially denied a public hearing by Democratic colleagues, until House Republicans used a parliamentary procedure securing the 51 required signatures to force a public hearing for a bill.

The public hearing will occur on Friday, March 10th at 2:00PM in the Legislative Office Building Room 2E. The hearing

Perillo Submits Testimony on H.B. 5286 to Energy Committee

Posted on February 24, 2023


(HARTFORD) — On Tuesday, Representative Jason Perillo (R-113) submitted testimony to the Energy and Technology Committee in support of House Bill 5286, An Act Concerning Hearings on Waiver Requests Before the Connecticut Siting Council. The bill will require the CT Siting Council to hold a public hearing on a party’s request to waive any rule, regulation, condition, or order of the council before granting such waiver.

As Perillo mentioned, this issue was brought to light recently in his hometown

Perillo Comments on School Choice and Accessibility for City Residents

Posted on February 22, 2023

Today, I commented on the pressing issue of School Choice in CT Urban Cities during the Finance Committee’s public hearing. The featured bill (H.B. 5424) seeks to establish a tax credit for educational access and opportunity scholarship donations. Please view the video HERE to hear my comments.
With this bill, we seek to expand school accessibility and choice by offering tax credits for nonprofit entities who provide tuition assistance funding/scholarships. In this meeting, we heard testimony