Sen. Welch, Rep. Betts Meet With Plymouth Taxpayers

March 29, 2012
State Rep. Whit Betts (left) and State Sen. Jason Welch (right) listen to a question from a taxpayer during their Mar. 27 public meeting at Plymouth Town Hall .

State Rep. Whit Betts (left) and State Sen. Jason Welch (right) listen to a question from a taxpayer during their Mar. 27 public meeting at Plymouth Town Hall .

State Sen. Jason Welch and State Rep. Whit Betts held a public meeting on March 27 at Plymouth Town Hall to provide an update on the policies taking shape at the State Capitol.

Welch and Betts have been working to eliminate wasteful state spending and to cap and lower taxes such as the state’s rising gas tax.

“It was great to talk with the many people in attendance – we are fighting for them,” Sen. Welch said. “We share the same goals. We want to improve the quality of life for everyone in Plymouth and throughout greater Bristol. We want to enact policies which will ease our tax burdens, lower our cost of living and boost job creation. It is an honor for us to serve in Hartford and we look forward to future public meetings like this one.”

“We hold frequent public meetings because we feel they make us more responsive legislators,” Rep. Betts said. “Hearing directly from taxpayers in these settings enables us to act swiftly on their concerns at the State Capitol. Clearly, people are concerned about the overspending that goes on in Hartford and the excessive taxation. Senator Welch and I will continue to press for common sense reductions in government spending and lower taxes.”

Taxpayers who could not attend the March 27 meeting can contact Sen. Welch at [email protected] , 800 842 1421 and Rep. Betts at [email protected] , 800 842 1423.

Sen. Welch represents Plymouth, Bristol, Harwinton and Plainville. Rep. Betts represents Plymouth and Bristol.