Press Releases

Official Press Releases from the CTGOP

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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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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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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AFTER MORE THAN 3 YEARS OF TRYING TO RAISE TAXES, GOVERNOR LAMONT FINALLY JOINS REPUBLICANS AND CALLS FOR GAS TAX RELIEF FOR CONNECTICUT FAMILIES

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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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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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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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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CONNECTICUT REPUBLICANS WEIGH IN ON CT REDISTRICTING

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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