Senator Kelly Releases Statement Re: Senate Approval of Senate Republican, No New Tax, Budget

September 15, 2017

HARTFORD, Conn. – Today State Senator Kevin Kelly (R-Stratford) released the following statement regarding the Senate approval of the Senate Republican Budget.

“This is a start of a positive movement for the state of Connecticut, a positive movement to protect hard-working families, and a positive movement to put our state back on solid fiscal footing, without raising taxes,” said Sen. Kelly. “This Senate Republican budget increases funding for education, funds core social services, prioritizes transportation and protects our seniors. This is a budget that sets a course for a new Connecticut, a responsible Connecticut. I was proud to cast my vote in the affirmative for this responsible budget and I applaud my colleagues on the other side of the aisle who had the courage to do the same.”

The Senate Republican Budget now moves to the House of Representatives for a vote.