Shelton Lawmakers Applaud State $$$ for Constitution Boulevard

June 3, 2024

Shelton state lawmakers today applauded the inclusion of $1.6 million on the State Bond Commission’s June 7 meeting agenda to support alterations and improvements for Constitution Boulevard.

Sen. Kevin Kelly said, “Our Shelton delegation works closely with Mayor Lauretti to speak with a unified voice on behalf of pressing needs. These upgrades to Constitution Boulevard – a vital artery for Shelton – will improve safety and help boost the local economy. This was a top priority for our team, and we thank the governor for his attention to this important project.”

Rep. Ben McGorty said, “I am grateful for the state’s recognition of Constitution Boulevard in Shelton as a Connecticut destination and for their investment in our region. This is a testament to the teamwork of our state and local officials and I want to thank the Governor and his team for their approval of this project. With this funding, downtown Shelton will continue to grow and support families, residents, and guests to our City.”

State Representative Jason Perillo said, “Thanks to the collaborative efforts of Mayor Lauretti, Senator Kelly, Representative McGorty, and myself, I am proud to see our State Bond Commission maintain its investment in our community. This funding will continue to prepare Constitution Boulevard to be a driver of economic growth, keeping resident taxes low and building a strong revenue stream for further local improvements. Looking ahead, these improvements will uphold Shelton’s reputation as an attractive location for business development.”