Piscopo Testifies to Strengthen the State’s ‘Move Over’ Law

Posted on February 28, 2023


HARTFORD – State Rep. John Piscopo (R-76) testified before the Transportation Committee during Monday’s Public Hearing in support of his proposal to strengthen the state’s “Move Over” law. All vehicles are required to safely move over to an open lane when they see emergency vehicles on the side of the highway.


In 2019, the legislature expanded the law to include non-emergency vehicles, such as tow trucks. Piscopo’s concept seeks to strengthen the law’s existing language

Piscopo, Republicans Petition for Hearing on Truck Tax Repeal

Posted on February 23, 2023


HARTFORD – State Rep. John Piscopo (R-76) joined his colleagues in successfully petitioning the Finance Committee to hear a proposal that seeks to repeal the newly implemented Highway Use Tax (HUT). This tax, passed by Democrats in 2021, is levied according to a truck’s weight, classification and number of miles traveled in Connecticut.

“When I ran for re-election, I told the voters of my district that I was going to do my best to fight for tax relief. This isn’t an easy fix, but allowing folks to

Rep. Piscopo Statement on Governor’s Budget Address

Posted on February 8, 2023


HARTFORD – On Wednesday afternoon the governor delivered his budget address before a joint legislative session to explain his vision of the state’s spending blueprint for the next two years. State Rep. John Piscopo (R-76) was in attendance and issued the following response to the governor’s proposal.

“The governor is touting the largest rate decrease in state history. I am optimistic and in support of this part of the budget. One-party rule, however, has led Connecticut to earn top honors for highest