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Check Out State's Financial Website

October 16, 2015

State Rep. Peter Tercyak joined state Comptroller Kevin Lembo in hosting an open house to demonstrate the utility of the state’s financial transparency website – OpenConnecticut – including newer features that allow users to delve deeper into exploring state dollars.

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Governor's $103 Million Proposed Cuts

September 18, 2015

In the Record Journal story below, my colleagues and I, weigh in on Governor Malloy’s recent announcement ordering $103 million in emergency cuts. This session we fought very hard to maintain critical funding for our most vulnerable citizens during one of the toughest budget negotiations I can remember. While we realize the governor needs to make adjustments amid bad news in the financial markets, it is extremely upsetting to see that we are back where we started. We will continue to defend our programs and will do everything we can to try to find alternatives to help minimize the impact of any cuts.

READ THE MERIDEN RECORD JOURNAL ARTICLE

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Additional Cash For Wethersfield

July 1, 2015

House Speaker Brendan Sharkey credited Russ Morin for working with the budget team to include an extra $500,000 above and beyond what the town received in the original state budget

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2015 Session Recap with The New Haven Delegation

June 18, 2015

I joined New Haven Mayor Toni N. Harp and members of the city’s legislative delegation at City Hall to recap and tout a series of legislative victories achieved during the General Assembly’s 2015 legislative session. In 2016 New Haven taxpayers are projected to receive a direct car tax cut of $3.5 million. Legislators successfully tackled Connecticut’s unequal Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) system and as a result it is estimated that New Haven will receive an approximately $15 million in additional reimbursements.

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