Candelora, Republicans Reveal ‘Common Sense’ Legislative Agenda
Proposal Rolls Back Spending, Freezes State Workers’ Pay, Shrinks Government
HARTFORD – Deputy Republican Leader Vincent Candelora of East Haven, North Branford and Wallingford, stood with fellow Republicans today, January 25th to reveal the priorities of the Republican legislative agenda. The outline includes massive state government reorganization and downsizing, freezing state employee salaries and other across-the-board spending cuts to save Connecticut taxpayers billions over the next two years. The state faces a projected $7 billion deficit for the next two years.
“Our last budget and deficit mitigation plans plucked off all of the low hanging fruit and squeezed the very last drop out of that fruit. One-time fixes have been exhausted, too. Now we must saddle up and lead, making the hard governing decisions we were elected to do and steward the state responsibly. This plan we Republicans revealed today answers that call to action,” said Candelora after the news conference. Read More→