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Greenwich Times

Opinion (Ryan Fazio): CT can do better than no electricity and no jobs

Connecticut is blessed with strong communities, hard-working people, an ideal location, and natural beauty. And yet, our people have long suffered the worst state economy in the country, sky-high cost of living, and the highest electricity bills in the continental United States for a grid that does not even work. Our state can do better, but it will require a change in leadership.

August 2020

Greenwich Free Press
 “Five Reasons Connecticut Does Not Need Tolls” – Connecticut’s transportation system does not have a revenue problem. In fact, it spends the third-most of any state on its system, with poor results. That and four other reasons show why we should cut waste, not pass tolls.

February 2020


New York Post

“Some Big States Spend Billions More And Get Worse Results” – America’s four big states provide an important test case of their government’s abilities to improve social outcomes while taxing much more. Despite spending billions more on education, poverty alleviation, and transportation, New York and California get worse results than Florida and Texas.

February 2020

Fox Business Network

 “Voters Should Confront Astronomical Tax Rates” – Connecticut voters are being crushed under the weight of their bloated government, but they should and will reclaim their great state by changing their leadership.

January 2020


New York Post

“Millions Are Fleeing High-Tax States” – Over the last ten years, millions of Americans have fled high-tax states for those who reward hard work and encourage job creation. As one of the highest tax states, and one of the four that lost population in the last decade, Connecticut should learn from the failures of its politicians.

January 2020

Greenwich Free Press

“One-Party Rule Has Failed CT, Harry Arora Will Help Bring Change” – The middle class in Connecticut has suffered badly under a decade of total one-party rule in Hartford, seeing zero job growth and income growth, while their taxes have been raised to the second-highest in the nation. Good reformers, like Harry Arora, will help change that.

January 2020


Hartford Courant

“A Day In The Life In Ned Lamont’s Connecticut” – Here is an account of every way Ned Lamont and Alex Bergstein’s agenda fully implemented will affect a theoretical working mother in Connecticut. Under our current government, it can only get harder for the middle class to raise a family in our state.

December 2019


Greenwich Time

“Young Greenwich Natives Elected To Greenwich RTM” – Ryan Fazio and other young candidates elected to the Greenwich RTM in 2019.

November 2019

Greenwich Time

“Four Reasons Greenwich Democrats Will Supress Your Home Values” – A higher mill rate and long-term debt are a clear recipe for lower property values around Connecticut.

November 2019

 


Greenwich Time

“Gratitude For The American Legion” – On Veterans Day, we should have special appreciation for those who gave enlisted in service to our country and kept giving upon return to civilian life. That includes the American Legion, which gave me special opportunities growing up in Greenwich.

 

New York Post

“How Left-Wing Policies Have Killed Connecticut Job Growth” – Every new policy, from middle-class tax increases to regulations about, being passed by the new Democratic government in Hartford is doubling down on the failures of the past.

October 2019

 


Stamford Advocate

“Pension Hole Keeps Getting Deeper” – Every household in Connecticut owes over $90,000 for the state’s unfunded debt and pension liability—and it’s still getting worse thanks to the failure of our state politicians

October 2019


WTIC Radio

“Connecticut’s Horrible Job Growth” – Ned Lamont and the state legislature are committing the same type of sins in this term as have caused a lost decade of zero growth before them.

October 2019

 

Stamford Advocate

 “Taxation Without Representation” – How Connecticut state government is undermining democracy and taxing you without the consent of your elected representatives

 April 2019

 

City Journal

 “The Nutmeg Toll” – A proposal to impose tolls on Connecticut families is less about transportation than taking more money from overtaxed Connecticut workers to fund more wasteful spending.

 April 2019

 

WTIC Radio

 “Tolls And The Broken Trust” – Connecticut families cannot trust their state government to spend toll revenue wisely—or on fixing our infrastructure at all.

 April 2019

 

Stamford Advocate

 “Why Tolls Are Wrong For Connecticut” – While Fairfield County Democrats like Ned Lamont and Alex Bergstein campaigned on “change” and “fiscal conservatism,” they’ve immediately betrayed voters upon assuming office by pushing for billions in new taxes and fees on the middle class—just like their predecessors.

 February 2019

Stamford Advocate

 “Why Tolls Are Wrong For Connecticut” – While Fairfield County Democrats like Ned Lamont and Alex Bergstein campaigned on “change” and “fiscal conservatism,” they’ve immediately betrayed voters upon assuming office by pushing for billions in new taxes and fees on the middle class—just like their predecessors.

 February 2019

 

 

Stamfod Advocate   

FAZIO “ Five reasons CT Democrats should not have raised state employee pay during mass unemployment
– A higher mill rate and long-term debt are a clear recipe for lower property values around Connecticut.

July 2020

 


Greenwich Free Press

FAZIO: “ We should still be proud of our country” – On Veterans Day, we should have special appreciation for those who gave enlisted in service to our country and kept giving upon return to civilian life. That includes the American Legion, which gave me special opportunities growing up in Greenwich.

July 2020

 

Greenwich Sentinal 

FAZIO:  CT leadership needs a plan for the post-COVID world– Every new policy, from middle-class tax increases to regulations about, being passed by the new Democratic government in Hartford is doubling down on the failures of the past.

July 2020 


Greenwich Free Press

“Fazio receives unanimous endorsement of GOP for state Senate” – Every household in Connecticut owes over $90,000 for the state’s unfunded debt and pension liability—and it’s still getting worse thanks to the failure of our state politicians

May 2020


The Courant 

 FAZIO: “Four ways to help low-income families in CT – Connecticut families cannot trust their state government to spend toll revenue wisely—or on fixing our infrastructure at all.

 April 2020

 

Greenwich Free Press

 FAZIO “Three steps to get Connecticut through the health crisis– While Fairfield County Democrats like Ned Lamont and Alex Bergstein campaigned on “change” and “fiscal conservatism,” they’ve immediately betrayed voters upon assuming office by pushing for billions in new taxes and fees on the middle class—just like their predecessors.

 MArch 2020

Grenwich Free Press

 Fazio announced candidacy for state Senate – While Fairfield County Democrats like Ned Lamont and Alex Bergstein campaigned on “change” and “fiscal conservatism,” they’ve immediately betrayed voters upon assuming office by pushing for billions in new taxes and fees on the middle class—just like their predecessors.

May 2020

 

Greenwich Free Press

“One-Party Rule Has Failed CT, Harry Arora Will Help Bring Change” – The middle class in Connecticut has suffered badly under a decade of total one-party rule in Hartford, seeing zero job growth and income growth, while their taxes have been raised to the second-highest in the nation. Good reformers, like Harry Arora, will help change that.

January 2020


Hartford Courant

“A Day In The Life In Ned Lamont’s Connecticut” – Here is an account of every way Ned Lamont and Alex Bergstein’s agenda fully implemented will affect a theoretical working mother in Connecticut. Under our current government, it can only get harder for the middle class to raise a family in our state.

December 2019


Greenwich Time

“Young Greenwich Natives Elected To Greenwich RTM” – Ryan Fazio and other young candidates elected to the Greenwich RTM in 2019.

November 2019

Greenwich Free Press

“One-Party Rule Has Failed CT, Harry Arora Will Help Bring Change” – The middle class in Connecticut has suffered badly under a decade of total one-party rule in Hartford, seeing zero job growth and income growth, while their taxes have been raised to the second-highest in the nation. Good reformers, like Harry Arora, will help change that.

January 2020


Hartford Courant

“A Day In The Life In Ned Lamont’s Connecticut” – Here is an account of every way Ned Lamont and Alex Bergstein’s agenda fully implemented will affect a theoretical working mother in Connecticut. Under our current government, it can only get harder for the middle class to raise a family in our state.

December 2019


Greenwich Time

“Young Greenwich Natives Elected To Greenwich RTM” – Ryan Fazio and other young candidates elected to the Greenwich RTM in 2019.

November 2019