March 16, 2022

“The Senate and House Republicans have proposed a gas tax holiday and, after Legislative Democrats turned their noses down at the proposal, Governor Ned

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July 13, 2024

(Middletown) Chairman Proto today released the following statement following the attempted assassination on President Trump:   “Today’s attempted assassination of former President Trump is

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Connecticut Republicans Call for Secure Elections Amid Democrat Inaction

June 25, 2024

Last week, CT House and Senate Republican leaders called for bipartisan action on election security while Democrats continue to deflect and downplay the severity

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June 7, 2024

MIDDLETOWN — Chairman Ben Proto chastised Wethersfield Democrats who failed to honor the senseless murder of State Trooper Aaron Pelletier after calling the thin blue

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May 22, 2024

MIDDLETOWN —  House Bill 5431, poorly named An Act Establishing a Connecticut Families and Workers Account, now released as PA 24-131, has been sent to

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Governor Lamont, Lt. Governor Bysiewicz and Democrats in Connecticut Need to Act on Yale

May 1, 2024

MIDDLETOWN —  “The rise of blatant antisemitism at Yale University requires action by Governor Ned Lamont, Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, and the Democrats in

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Where does Jahana Hayes stand on Israel?

April 17, 2024

Now several months after the horrific 10/7 attack by the terrorist group Hamas on Israel, we still do not know where Jahana Hayes stands

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CT Democrats Offer Half-Baked Solutions After Bridgeport Voter Fraud

March 21, 2024

The Connecticut General Assembly’s Government Administration and Elections Committee (GAE) has finally begun to work towards securing our elections. This comes after Bridgeport received

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March 14, 2024

MIDDLETOWN —  Yesterday, the United States House of Representatives overwhelming voted to approve legislation which bans any social media platform, including TikTok, from use

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Chairman Proto in the CT Examiner: Bridgeport Democrats Never Learn — Connecticut Voters Deserve Better

March 13, 2024

Unfortunately, a judge was once again forced to overturn the results of the Bridgeport Democratic primary due to blatant voter fraud engaged in by

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CTGOP Statement on the 2024 State of the Union Address

March 7, 2024

Connecticut Republican Party Chairman Ben Proto released this statement following President Joe Biden’s State of the Union Address on Thursday, March 7th:    “As

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CTGOP Chairman Ben Proto & RNC Co-Chair Drew McKissick on Talk of Connecticut with Gary Byron

February 28, 2024

ICYMI: On February 27, 2024, Connecticut GOP Chair Ben Proto and RNC Co-Chair Drew McKissick joined Gary Byron on The Talk of Connecticut to

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Bidenflation Devastating Connecticut Households

February 22, 2024

An annual salary of $100,000 used to be a lot of money. But according to a new study from SmartAsset, $100,000 in New York

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Chris Murphy Embarks on Faux Outrage Tour Over Failed Border Bill

February 14, 2024

In a February 13th tweet on the social media platform X, Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) announced that he was going on an “outrage tour”

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Chairman Ben Proto Urges Swift Investigation into Greenwich Democrat Trevor Crow

January 22, 2024

(Middletown, CT)  In light of Democrat Trevor Crow’s stunning admission regarding her failed 2022 campaign at a Greenwich Democratic Town Committee Meeting on Wednesday,

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Look Out! CT Democrats Still Pursuing Gas Car Ban…

January 15, 2024

In late November of 2023, just four months after unveiling his plan to adopt California’s radical electric vehicle mandate, Ned Lamont was forced to withdraw it after

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December 22, 2023

The Colorado Supreme Court decision to exclude Donald Trump from the ballot is not only un-American but violates the very core principles of our

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December 19, 2023

State Senators Gary Winfield and Jan Hochadel state their commitment to the Connecticut Communist Party and its Values   MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Republican

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Jahana Hayes Funded by Anti-Israel Democrats

December 17, 2023

There is a rising tide of antisemitism within the Democratic Party, led by the “Squad” in Congress. Fox News recently released a report, “Jayapal, other

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Jahana Hayes Votes Against Israel

November 3, 2023

Yesterday, November 2nd, the Republican-led House of Representatives approved a military aid package for Israel in its war with the terrorist group Hamas. Instead of standing with

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Chairman Ben Proto in the CTPost: CT must reform its election system

October 20, 2023

Last week, surveillance footage seemed to confirm what folks in Connecticut have known for years: Elections in our cities are broken, and we need to take

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September 20, 2023

(Middletown, CT) The Bridgeport Absentee Ballot scandals continues to grow and Democrats, from Governor Lamont, to Mayor Ganim, to Connecticut Democrat Chair Nancy DiNardo

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September 18, 2023

The Attempt by Democrats to disqualify Donald Trump, or any other candidate from the Republican Primary Ballot, is un-American.    It has recently been

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Under Biden/Hayes, the Border Crisis Does Not Exist

September 14, 2023

Illegal family crossings of our Southern border hit an all-time high in August, with 91,000 illegal immigrants arrested. Since Biden took office, 7.2 million illegal immigrants have crossed

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Murphy Makes Outrageous, Divisive Claims about Republicans

September 1, 2023

On August 31st, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) took to to provide his thoughts about Republicans. Though Senator Murphy claims that he respects

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Lamont and Democrats’ Radical Economic Policies Push More Businesses Out of CT

August 22, 2023

With Connecticut’s economic environment consistently labeled as one of the worst in America, businesses have been taking notice. CVS Health and Frontier Communications are

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Extreme Democrat Jahana Hayes Running for a Fourth Term

August 14, 2023

Last week, Rep. Jahana Hayes (CT-05) announced that she would be running for a fourth term in Congress. In her announcement, she stated that, “I did

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Hayes and Courtney Vote to Block Funding for Veterans

August 1, 2023

Rep. Jahana Hayes (CT-05) and Rep. Joe Courtney (CT-02) have both voted to block funding for our veterans, a measure advanced by House Republicans.   The

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July 29, 2023

Connecticut Republican State Chairman, Ben Proto, and the entire Connecticut Republican State Party mourn the passing of Louis DeLuca, the former Republican Leader of

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Hypocrisy Abounds with Ned Lamont and CT Democrats

July 24, 2023

CT Voters Deserve Answers on Lamont Business Dealings   Connecticut’s Governor, Ned Lamont, continues to play the “rules for thee, not for me” game

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Rosa DeLauro Goes Rogue in Committee Hearing, Calls Republicans “Terrorists”

July 20, 2023

In a hearing on funding for transportation and housing programs Tuesday, Democrat Representative Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) accused Republicans of being “terrorists.” The hearing turned especially tense

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Jahana Hayes SILENT on Democrat Antisemitism

July 19, 2023

This past weekend, Democratic Representative Pramila Jayapal called Israel a “racist state” at a far-left conference. Far-left Democrat Ilhan Omar has also said that there is “no way

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Hayes Votes Against Our Troops – and for the Taliban

July 18, 2023

Last week, Rep. Jahana Hayes (CT-05) voted AGAINST the National Defense Authorization Act. By voting against the NDAA, Hayes voted against: Funding for the United States

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AG Tong and CT Democrats Take Fight Against Parents to New Level

July 9, 2023

Democrats want to keep parents out of their children’s lives.   CT Attorney General William Tong and Connecticut Democrats are taking the fight against

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CT Democrats Look to Tax Mileage

July 6, 2023

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CT DOT) is now testing a mileage-based tax on volunteers in a current study.   The mileage-based tax is

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Democrats’ Mileage Tax ‘Study’ is as Tone Deaf as Can Be

July 5, 2023

“New Tax Ned” Lamont and the Democrats Just Can’t Help Themselves   Ned Lamont and Connecticut Democrats didn’t get the message when Connecticut taxpayers

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Hayes and Courtney’s COVID Lockdowns Hurt Our Children

June 22, 2023

Countless studies now show that the COVID lockdowns supported by Representative Jahana Hayes (CT-05) and Representative Joe Courtney (CT-02) have resulted in stark declines in middle

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Biden Visits CT to Cheer Lamont’s Unconstitutional Ban on Open Carry

June 16, 2023

Democrats will tout CT’s unconstitutional ban as national model- one that does nothing for the most dangerous neighborhoods in CT   Joe Biden is coming

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Jahana Hayes Votes for Higher Gas Prices

June 9, 2023

Summer vacations are on the way for millions of American families, but if you see the price of gas go up in the coming

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CT Democrats Pass “Fair Share” Zoning Override While CT Sleeps

June 5, 2023

Democrats lied to the public and their own members, claiming “Fair Share” would be withdrawn.   This past weekend, the Democratic leadership in the

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Democrats and Lamont Push Unconstitutional Gun Control Bill

May 26, 2023

Constitutional Rights Are Under Assault In CT, Dems Move to Ban Open Carry   The following is the text of the Second Amendment:  

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Americans Disagree with Jahana Hayes’ Extreme Position on the Debt Limit

May 25, 2023

Rep. Jahana Hayes (CT-05) voted to demand ZERO cuts to spending before raising the debt limit. Day by day, Hayes continues to prove that

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May 18, 2023

Connecticut Dems Pushed BS Trump-Russia Hoax then Impeached    With the Durham Report’s analysis that the FBI & DOJ had no basis to open

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Ned Lamont and Chris Murphy Are All In with Biden for 2024

May 18, 2023

President Joe Biden has named Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont and Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy to serve on Biden’s National Advisory Board, acting as Biden

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CT Republicans Have a Plan to Balance the Budget & Cut Taxes

May 15, 2023

Republicans Offer First Balanced Budget Since 2017, Historic Tax Cuts   Connecticut Republicans are working overtime to fight for a balanced budget and lower

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Biden Announcement No Surprise & No Good

April 26, 2023

Biden Formalizes Re-Election Campaign After Failed First Term   “President Biden’s announcement that he will seek reelection is no surprise, what is even less

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Connecticut Democrats Push Property Tax Hike

April 21, 2023

CT Ranks Among Highest Property Tax States- Democrats Want More   This week Connectiut Democrats passed SB999 (An Act Increasing the Uniform Assessment Rate for Property Tax)

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Republicans in Hartford Urge Rejection of New Gas and Heating Oil Taxes

March 22, 2023

  GOP Leaders Kelly, Candelora, Environment Committee Republicans Criticize Democrat Plan to Make Home Heating Oil and Gasoline More Expensive   “We call on the people of

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CTDems Propose Banning Open Carry, Less Punishment for Illegal Firearms

March 20, 2023

Dems Take Stands Against Public Safety and Second Amendment   Connecticut Democrats have proposed banning the open carry of legal firearms. While not an

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House Republicans Petition Bill to Provide Residents and Business with Financial Relief

February 24, 2023

GOP Forces Hearing on Proposal to Eliminate Highway Use Tax   HARTFORD—House Republicans have used a parliamentary procedure to circumvent Democrat opposition to a

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Legislative Democrat Lunacy Continues in Hartford

February 17, 2023

CT Democrats Spend the Week Proposing Reparations, higher Landlord Taxes, & Encouraging Homelessness   By this point in the legislative session it has become

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Connecticut Democrats Continue to Threaten the Integrity of Connecticut’s Democratic Vote

February 10, 2023

Dems Want Mandatory Voting, Except for Political Foes They Disagree With   Democrats in Hartford have been focused on attacking the fundamental norms of our

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Connecticut Democrat’s Assault on Parents’ Rights Continues

February 9, 2023

Democrats Still Believe Parents are Monsters, Introduce Legislation Keeping Parents from Learning about so called “Sensitive Communications between Teachers and Students   Remember when Connecticut

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Connecticut Democrats Are Coming for Your Kids

February 9, 2023

Connecticut Democrats are continuing their assault on parental rights in two new proposed bills in the CT House of Representatives.   H.B. 6396 (Rep.

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A Third Straight Week of Ridiculous Proposals from CT Dems in Hartford (Even After Lego Leaves)

February 4, 2023

Dems Move to Silence Parents and Citizens; Give Illegal Immigrants “Right to Housing”, Establish Statewide Rent Control & Housing Authority Jurisdiction   After weeks

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Connecticut Democrats Stay Out-of-Touch & Crazy This Week at the Capitol

January 28, 2023

Connecticut Democrats Stay Out-of-Touch & Crazy This Week at the Capitol Propose Replacement of Gas Stoves, an Army of Tax Agents, & 16 Year

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The Gas Tax is Back

January 23, 2023

Thanks to Ned Lamont and Connecticut Democrats, the gas tax is returning incrementally, which began on January 1, 2023. By May of this year,

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Connecticut Democrats’ Left-Wing Craziness Shows at State House

January 20, 2023

Connecticut Democrats’ Left-Wing Craziness Shows at State House   Democrats Propose a Constitutional Amendment to Allow “Undocumented” Immigrants the Right to Vote and a

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ICYMI: Connecticut Secretary of State Colluded with Twitter to Censor “Misinformation”

January 19, 2023

The recently released “Twitter Files” posted by journalist Matt Taibbi revealed that in October 2020, the Connecticut Secretary of State emailed Twitter in an

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November 5, 2022

State Department of Education Employees Edit Website, Remove References to Gender Identification Studies   The Connecticut Department of Education edited its website following the Tuesday night debate in

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Jahana Hayes Doubles Down on ‘Democrats Saving the Economy’

November 5, 2022

CT GOP Releases Final Ad Calling Hayes Out   In case you missed it, in the last of her two debates with George Logan

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CTGOP Releases New Ad, “Mojo”

November 3, 2022

Who exactly got their “Mojo” back, Ned?   The Connecticut Republican Party released its final ad of the Governor’s race this week, calling out Ned Lamont’s

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Remember When Connecticut Democrats Actually Called Concerned Parents Monsters

November 1, 2022

We Remember at CTGOP. Happy Halloween Parents- Remember to Vote Out the Democrats Next Tuesday   As Democrats look to turn the page from

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Connecticut Republicans Continue Surging in the Polls

October 31, 2022

CT-05 Nominee George Logan leads in the polls, Stefanowski closing the distance in race for Governor, U.S. Senate Race Heating Up   As Election

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Governor Lamont’s Income Jumped from $9 Million to $54 Million Dollars Last Year

October 26, 2022

GOP Calls on Lamont to Release Details. Will media get to the bottom of it before election day?   There are more questions regarding the ethics of the Lamont

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Stefanowski Vows to Support Connecticut Police As Governor

October 24, 2022

Governor Ned Lamont and Connecticut Democrats would prefer that you ignore the crime that we are seeing in our communities across Connecticut. And when

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CTGOP Releases Ad Campaign Calling Out Jahana Hayes’s Record

October 24, 2022

Today, the CTGOP released a new advertisement calling out Jahana Hayes for her socialist endorsements and far-left voting record. The advertisement can be viewed here.   “Jahana

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Logan fights for Connecticut families while Hayes offers more of the same pain

October 21, 2022

New Britain – Following tonight’s debate between George Logan and Jahana Hayes, Connecticut Republican Party Chairman Ben Proto issued this statement:   “George Logan

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Connecticut Left in the Cold This Winter

October 20, 2022

Americans will be paying the most in 25 years for heat this winter, with natural gas and oil costs set to increase nearly 30%

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Real Clear Politics upgrades CT-02 to “toss-up”: Connecticut Republicans continue building momentum

October 19, 2022

Hartford, CT — The race for Connecticut’s 2nd Congressional District between Mike France, Joe Courtney & Green Party Candidate Kevin Blacker has been upgraded by Real Clear

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CT Senate Shifts from “Likely” to “Lean” Democrat: Republicans are Gaining Ground in Connecticut

October 19, 2022

This week it was reported that Real Clear Politics moved their rating of the U.S. Senate Race in Connecticut from “Likely Democrat” to “Lean

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Kamala Harris’s Very Bad Visit to CT-05

October 7, 2022

In case you missed it, this week Connecticut Democrats flew Vice President Kamala Harris into New Britain to try and save Rep. Jahana Hayes’s

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Ned Lamont and CT Democrats have Destroyed Connecticut’s Economy

October 3, 2022

Last week’s quarterly economic numbers for Connecticut were atrocious. Personal Income Growth in Connecticut trailed the national average by more than half. Our gross domestic

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CT House Republicans Release GOP’s Contract With Connecticut

September 22, 2022

Today, Connecticut’s Republican State House leaders released their Contract with Connecticut. This plan will:   Support Law Enforcement and punish criminals Ensure Parents are the

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BREAKING: Senator Dick Blumenthal and Rep. Joe Courtney Implicated in Stock Trades with Possible Conflicts of Interest

September 20, 2022

On Monday, September 19th, the New York Times released an expansive report detailing that nearly a fifth of Congress showed possible conflicts of interest

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Bob Stefanowski and Laura Devlin Unveil Monumental Parental Bill of Rights

September 7, 2022

Today, Bob Stefanowski and Laura Devlin took a concrete stand in support of parental rights with their release of a “Parental Bill of Rights.” 

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Lamont and Bysiewicz Accept Socialist Endorsement from Radical WFP

August 20, 2022

“Ned Lamont and the Democrats now openly say what they once only said behind closed doors — that they believe in Socialism, they think

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Jahana Hayes Sees Nothing Wrong With Using Campaign Funds to Pay Her Children

August 16, 2022

In a Fox61 interview on August 14th, Rep. Jahana Hayes (CT-05) was finally pressed on her decision to pay her children thousands of dollars

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Blumenthal Takes Victory Lap on So-Called “Inflation Reduction Act”

August 9, 2022

August 9, 2022 — In a Congressional news briefing on August 8th, Connecticut Senator Dick Blumenthal claimed that “every person in CT will see

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Lamont and CT Dems Misuse COVID Relief Dollars

July 29, 2022

From the Desk of Chairman Proto: Ned Lamont & CT Dems Fail to Help Actual Businesses Hurt by COVID, Instead Opt for Woke State-Run

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CTGOP AD ALERT: In Joe Biden’s America, Connecticut Can’t Afford Ned Lamont

July 19, 2022

Today, the Connecticut Republican Party launched a new advertisement exposing Governor Lamont’s mishandling of Connecticut’s economy. “While Ned Lamont likes to say he’s cut

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“New Tax Ned” Lamont Celebrates the 4th with a New Tax

July 1, 2022

Today, Governor Lamont’s 23% diesel fuel tax increase went into effect. “Following weeks of anti fuel-tax rallies and calls from leaders on both sides

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SOTS Resign and What’s Next

June 29, 2022

Yesterday, Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill announced her retirement effective on Thursday, June 30.   “Through her time in the House of Representatives and

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VP Visit, USCGA Graduation

June 14, 2022

 Connecticut State Republican Chairman Ben Proto would like to provide the following statement on Vice President Harris’s trip to the Coast Guard Academy in

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Tolls Then TCI Now Trucks

June 14, 2022

Do you remember when Ned Lamont pushed his first major regressive tax project: Tolls Across Connecticut?    How about his second: a new “TCI” gas tax?

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CT Democrats compare George Logan to a Monkey

June 13, 2022

This is What Racism Looks Like. Democrats Compare George Logan to a Monkey. by Kevin Rennie as published on Daily Ructions on May 19. Republicans

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Lamont Has A Case Of The Biden

June 6, 2022

This week, Governor Ned Lamont and Secretary of the State Denise Merrill announced their decision to hire a $150,000 a year taxpayer funded partisan, political hack to

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Jahana Hayes is in Congress to Get Hers, Not Serve Us

April 21, 2022

Representative Jahana Hayes has been called out for paying family with campaign funds, but that was not enough to get her to stop. According to

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FACT CHECK: Lamont’s Track Record

April 8, 2022

This past Tuesday was a sad day for Caroline Simmons, the first-term mayor of one of Connecticut’s largest cities. Mayor Simmons has been reduced

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Laura Devlin for Lieutenant Governor

April 5, 2022

“Laura Devlin is an fantastic candidate for Lieutenant Governor. She has been and continues to be an outstanding leader in Connecticut. Since her first

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The Heat is On: CT Democrats Begin the “U Turn” on the Truck Tax

March 31, 2022

“I’m sure the only thing missing from the Democrats press conference on their attempts to reign in the hugely expensive and utterly misguided truck

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Proto Says Tong Needs to Investigate Democrats Excessive Gas Taxes

March 9, 2022

State Republican Party Chairman Ben Proto Wednesday said the Democrats’ efforts to shift the blame for higher gas prices onto the station owner isn’t

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Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. …And Connecticut is about to Burn.

February 25, 2022

Contracts, corruption and resignations, oh my!   Today, the Governor will give a statement where he will announce that OPM Secretary Melissa McCaw will

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MEDIA ADVISORY: CTGOP Launches Ad Detailing Governor Ned Lamont’s Non-Existent Crime Surge Solution

February 18, 2022

On Friday, February 18, 2022, the Connecticut Republican Party launched an ad which details Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont’s non-response to surging crime and lawlessness

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Lamont’s (and Tong’s) School Construction Corruption Deniability Falling Like a House of Cards

February 17, 2022

While the people of Connecticut have been wondering when their lives will get back to normal and when the government and Governor Lamont will

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Proto: CT Legislators Must End King Ned’s Reign-and the Mandates

February 10, 2022

Connecticut Republican Party Chairman Ben Proto released the following statement: I want to make it clear where the Republican Party stands on the votes

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Governor Lamont’s “kinda sorta it might be if you look hard ‘tax cut'”

February 4, 2022

Connecticut Republican Party Chairman Ben Proto released the following statement:   Governor Lamont has proposed a property income tax credit that he calls a

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Another Day, Another Investigation Into Connecticut Democrats

February 3, 2022

Appropriately on Groundhog Day the Courant broke the news that Connecticut’s Governor Ned Lamont’s administration was served by the New Haven U.S. Attorney’s office

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Taxes are a Life Certainty, right Governor?

February 1, 2022

This week, the Republican American reported that our own Governor Ned Lamont was in the hot seat for his neglect to pay his federal

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UConn Bleeds Green – Tens of Millions Owed

January 27, 2022

Amid bombshell news that UConn Athletics is operating at a $50 Million dollar loss, it was recently announced that the University has been ordered

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U.S. Senator Blumenthal Flip Flops on the Filibuster

January 25, 2022

Last week, Connecticut watched Senator Richard Blumenthal not only cave to the radical left, but completely reversed course on his own outspoken stance on

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Cardona played a role in Washington’s ‘War on Parents’

January 12, 2022

While it may be to our shock, but certainly not our surprise, this week it was reported that U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona

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From the Desk of Chairman Ben Proto

January 11, 2022

Hi There,   As Joe Courtney and Jahana Hayes head back to Washington, D.C., Connecticut families are left to ask: how much will this

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CT Republicans Appalled At Lamont’s Order for Nursing Homes to Accept Covid-Positive Admissions from Hospitals

January 7, 2022

SOUTHINGTON – Connecticut Republican Party Chairman Ben Proto shared the following statement in reaction to Governor Lamont’s directive to Connecticut nursing homes to receive

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January 5, 2022

It’s time to throw out the Status Quo   SOUTHINGTON – Connecticut Republicans, led by Party Chairman Ben Proto, are showing how their actions

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MEDIA ADVISORY: CTGOP Launches Ad Campaign v. Governor Ned Lamont

January 10, 2021

On Monday, January 10, 2022, the Connecticut Republican Party launched an ad highlighting the ‘leadership’ shown by Connecticut’s Governor, Ned Lamont, in his nearly-two

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