Scott, Colleagues Petition Bill to Provide Residents and Business with Financial Relief, Force Hearing on Proposal to Eliminate Highway Use Tax

Posted on February 23, 2023

HARTFORD—State Reps. David Rutigliano (R-123), Ben McGorty (R-122) and Tony Scott (R-112) and their House Republican colleagues were compelled to use a parliamentary procedure to circumvent Democrat opposition to a bill that would save inflation-weary businesses and residents money by eliminating the new highway use tax (HUT) on heavyweight trucks.

The Trumbull lawmakers joined their Republican colleagues in petitioning to raise H.B. 5290An Act Eliminating the Highway Use Tax, after the Finance

Hearing held on Rep. Scott’s Proposal For Treatment of Injured Police Dogs

Posted on February 17, 2023

Hartford— A public hearing has been held on a concept proposed by Representative Tony Scott (R-112) as part of a comprehensive package of legislation regarding police dogs. Scott proposed a bill allowing emergency medical services personnel to provide emergency treatment and transportation to police dogs injured in the line of duty, if there are no individuals in need of emergency treatment or transportation at the time.

The Public Safety Committee held a Public Hearing Tuesday, February 14 on this

Public Hearings: A How-To Guide

Posted on February 12, 2023

The public hearing process has started in Hartford. There are several ways for members of the public to participate. Details about the bills under consideration can be viewed by visiting each committee’s page on the General Assembly’s website.

During the 2023 legislative session, hearings will be open to the public at the Legislative Office Building. Committees may also choose to hold virtual or hybrid public hearings. In most cases, the link will take you to a public YouTube Channel for that committee.