Spending Cuts Made To Close Budget Deficit

December 28, 2015

Because state revenues have not been as strong as we anticipated last year when we approved the current 2016 state budget, we voted earlier this month to cut spending by $350 million, or one-half of 1 percent of the $40 billion biennial state budget, thereby closing Connecticut’s budget deficit for the State Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2016.

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Customers Need To Check Electricity Bills

October 26, 2015

Rep. Jason Rojas is warning consumers to be vigilant and closely examine their electricity bills. A recent survey found that more than three-quarters of energy consumers in Connecticut buying third party power paid more than the standard service rate.

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East Hartford, Manchester To Get CTFASTRAK

September 29, 2015

Rep. Jason Rojas announced that $7 million in state funding was approved Tuesday by the State Bond Commission for the expansion of CTfastrak to East Hartford and Manchester.

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