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Public Hearing on Tolls Wednesday (3/6)

Posted on March 4, 2019 by admin


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Dear Neighbors,

The legislature’s Transportation Committee on Wednesday (March 6) will hold a public hearing on two different bills that would bring highway tolls back to Connecticut.

The first bill (H.B. 7280) is from legislative Democrats, and the second (H.B. 7202) is from Gov. Ned Lamont.

Late last year, a well-publicized study on highway tolling indicated Connecticut residents could see as many as 82 toll gantries placed on highways throughout the state. Gov. Lamont, through his two-year budget

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Tolls Survey Results

Posted on March 4, 2019 by admin


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Thank you to everyone who participated in our survey on plans to install tolls on highways across Connecticut. There are alternatives, the House and Senate Republican Caucuses have continued to advocate for the Prioritize Progress Plan to fund our transportation needs. Working families and small businesses can’t afford a costly burden on daily commutes.

Rep. Simanski and First Selectman Kuhnly Host Office Hours in Granby

Posted on February 28, 2019 by admin


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GRANBY – State Representative Bill Simanski (R-62) and Granby First Selectman B. Scott Kuhnly held open office hours at the Granby Town Hall on January 22nd and February 22nd.

The two officials began hosting the joint office hours as a “one-stop shop” for residents to share their concerns about state and local issues.

“I want to thank everyone who joined us at town hall to share their thoughts,” said Rep. Simanski. “Many shared their serious concerns about the cost of living and the negative impact of increasing taxation. The state budget process is just beginning for the next biennium and as a member of the Appropriations Committee my focus will be on reining in excessive spending and protecting the successful reforms enacted in the previous bi-partisan budget.”

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