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Connecticut Democrats Continue to Relinquish Legislative Duties to Governor, Rep. Petit Doesn’t Agree

Posted on July 14, 2021


HARTFORD – State Representative William A. Petit Jr. (R-22) voted today in opposition to H.R. 202, a resolution that would allow Governor Lamont to continue to run the state through his use of executive order until September 30.

“There is no longer a public health emergency related to the pandemic that warrants the continuation of these emergency orders that the legislative branch isn’t equipped to handle,” Rep. Petit said. “We swore to uphold the constitution and in order to do so need three equal

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Rep. Petit Votes ‘No’ on Marijuana Bill, Cites Effects on Brain Development

Posted on June 17, 2021


HARTFORD – During Wednesday’s Special Session of the House of Representatives, State Representative William A. Petit Jr. (R-22), who also serves as the Ranking Member of the Public Health Committee voted against a proposal to legalize marijuana for purchase and personal use due to various public health concerns he had with the bill as written.

“As this bill impacts public health, I would have thought myself and other members of the Public Health Committee would have had an opportunity to weigh in

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Rep. Petit Discusses Republican Amendment to Avoid Truck Tax

Posted on June 8, 2021


State Rep. Petit provides an update on a bill that would seek to establish a new tax on large trucks.