Thursday, April 30: Shelton-Area Lawmakers to Hold Virtual Forum

Posted on April 26, 2020 by admin


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State Representatives Jason Perillo (R-113) and Ben McGorty (R-122) will join State Senator Kevin Kelly (R-21) in hosting a town hall meeting on Facebook Live on Thursday, April 30 at 7:00 p.m.

The lawmakers will be joined by Julio C. Casiano, Deputy District Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration CT District office. They will discuss the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including relief programs available to help Connecticut small businesses and workers through the

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Coronavirus Informational Resource Page

Posted on March 19, 2020 by admin


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As elected leaders at all levels of government work to get their residents information on the Coronavirus Pandemic as soon as possible, this web page has been set up to provide important federal, state, and local links for the residents of the 113th district.  This page will be updated as new information becomes available.  If you have any questions that you do not find answers to, please reach out to me at jason.perillo@housegop.ct.gov.  For additional updates, please see my Facebook page which you

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Rep. Perillo Shines a Spotlight on Data Being Withheld from State Auditors

Posted on February 20, 2020 by admin


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HARTFORD – State Representative Jason Perillo sent a letter to the Connecticut Department of Social Services Commissioner Deidre S. Gifford last week demanding action to avoid situations where third-party vendors to the state fail to provide data to Connecticut Auditors.

Rep. Perillo sent the letter after reading the 2019 Annual Report from the Connecticut Auditors of Public Accounts that the Auditors were denied access to vendor-controlled data during their audit of the SNAP (formerly, food stamp) program. The Auditors of Public Accounts were looking into payment accuracy and program eligibility for SNAP benefits.

In the letter, Rep. Perillo explained that after the Auditors of Public Accounts asked for the information from the third-party vendor, the vendor informed them that they would not provide the requested data without a contract change order and payment for the production of the data.

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