Posted on February 26, 2019 by jdooley
On February 20th, Gov. Ned Lamont presented his much anticipated first budget plan to the General Assembly.
I had been optimistic about Governor Lamont bringing a business-style approach to state government. He has consistently been open to all good ideas and sensible viewpoints, seems steadfast in his commitment to collaboration and inclusivity. It is my hope the Governor continues to display some of these qualities as we move forward in the legislative session, because many of the proposals outlined…
Posted on February 21, 2019 by jdooley
HARTFORD- State Rep. Lezlye Zupkus (R-89) and State Senator Rob Sampson (R-16) hosted a legislative coffee hour with dozens of Prospect constituents at the Dairy Bar last week.
Now that the legislative session is underway both Sen. Sampson and Rep. Zupkus wanted to hear from their constituents on the major state issues likely to be considered this year in the General Assembly.
Some of the issues discussed with the crowd were: a proposed tax on groceries, a proposed tax on prescription medication,…