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(HARTFORD) — “It just got more expensive to live in Connecticut.” State Rep. Zupkus (R-89) Responds to July 1, 2022 Diesel Tax Increase

Posted on July 1, 2022


State Rep. Zupkus (R-89) House Republican Deputy Leader and Member of the Finance Committee and Transportation Committee responds to the 9-cent increase of the Diesel Fuel Tax on July 1, 2022.

“Everyone is hurting,” said Rep. Zupkus who found herself paying almost $2.00 for a single cucumber at her local grocery store. “We cannot afford to implement a Democratic policy that creates unwanted fuel expenses while coping with record-high inflation as it unfairly targets the working- and middle-class

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Rep. Zupkus joins fellow Republicans in proposal to make Connecticut more affordable 

Posted on June 8, 2022


HARTFORD – Rep. Lezlye Zupkus, R-Prospect, joined her fellow Republicans on Tuesday in calling for a special legislative session to bring relief to struggling families as they face historic inflation, while state government surpluses continue to grow.

From dramatic increases at the gas pump, to the soaring cost of home heating oil, every one of us in this state has felt the financial squeeze.

With inflation at a 40-year high of more than 8%, it has increased the average costs per year for our families

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Rep. Zupkus to hold Town Hall Meeting in Cheshire

Posted on June 2, 2022


CHESHIRE – Reps. Lezlye Zupkus and Craig Fishbein, along with Sen. Rob Sampson, are inviting residents to join them next week in Cheshire for a Town Hall Meeting that will be open to all.

With the 2022 legislative session wrapped up, they would like to hear from residents about their top concerns about laws that were passed, changes they’d like to see or issues the state should address.

The meeting will be on June 8 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Cheshire Town Hall at 84 South Main Street.