STAFFORD- State Rep. Kurt Vail (R-52) announced he will be running for re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives this November representing the towns of Stafford & Somers.
Vail, who is a Republican, serves on the Legislature’s Public Safety & Security, Labor and Public Employees, Insurance & Real Estate Committees.
In the last year Vail locally has:
- Worked with state and local officials to get funds to replace the parking lot at the Somers Police Department
- Worked to get funds for the elderly housing in Stafford’ s Woodland Springs
- Advocated for a state Brownfields grant to demolish and remediate the former Somersville Mill for future redevelopment
Vail said, “I have spent the first year and half getting to know the people of Stafford and Somers. I represent the people in the 52nd District, their voices are crucial in guiding me the do what is best for our community. “
Vail voted against Gov. Malloy’s 2015 tax increases, which were the second largest in Connecticut’s history and tax tons of new services including getting a car wash.
“Residents of Stafford & Somers consistently say to me they want Connecticut to stop taxing them into poverty and forcing jobs out of state. My top priority is to continue to fight for common-sense budgets and lower state spending and taxes while bringing highly skilled jobs to Connecticut, “said Rep. Vail.
For the current legislative session, Rep. Vail plans to work with other legislators on proposals to help combat the rising epidemic of opiate addiction in our region.
Read more about Vail’s legislative record: www.repvail.com