Brian Marois, 13th House District

MANCHESTER, CT — Brian Marois, a Manchester resident, is running for the state House of Representatives seat in District 13.


Party affiliation: Republican Party

Family: Wife Stephanie.

Occupation: 10 years in Finance.

Previous elected experience: Current Manchester Board of Directors

Family members in government: No

Campaign website:

The single most pressing issue facing our state is _______, and this is what I intend to do about it: The $2.5 BILLION DOLLAR deficit. I am going to propose business friendly Legislation that will incentivize companies to invest in workforce development, create new jobs, which will lead to more people paying taxes and less of a tax burden on individual taxpayers.
That is exactly what the State of CT needs.

What are the critical differences between you and the other candidates seeking this post? Planning with foresight is critical as a State Representative.

When legislation is passed to increase your Taxes over and over again, you probably noticed how difficult it is to live in CT. Increasing taxes will only hurt the economy, and drive out businesses and residents from our state (as we have all noticed).

When rushed legislation is passed without consulting experts in their field (Police accountability bill), it threatens the safety of our community.

Planning with foresight is crucial as a State Rep because legislation effects people’s lives. In my full time work as a financial advisor, I’m tasked with creating long term strategic plans on a daily basis. As your State Representative, you will notice a more thoughtful approach being used to put our economy on track, decreasing debt, and lowering your taxes.

What accomplishments in your past would you cite as evidence you can handle this job?

– Approved $185 Million private investment project in the Town of Manchester to redevelop Broad Street
– Succeeded in having a Zero tax increase, Manchester’s first time in 10 years
– Proposed economic development in communities that need it most, while taking advantage of Opportunity Zones.
– Other Leadership skills and production results have come from my private sector experience, managing a team of advisors, client assets, and being VP of a bank.

Do you believe Connecticut needs reform when it comes to electric utility oversight? What steps, if any should be taken? I believe a serious conversation needs to be had with Eversource.

What steps should state government take to bolster economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic for local businesses? Streamline licensing processes, remove barriers for apprenticeship training requirements, incentivize employers for training/hiring new employees, and attract entrepreneurs to the state by restoring the Research & Development tax credit.

List other issues that define your campaign platform: Public safety is crucial to the community. I will defend, not Defund our public safety. The recent police accountability law presents very real threats to the community’s safety and that needs to change.

What else would you like voters to know about yourself and your positions? I’m very excited and eager to work hard and produce positive

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13th Floor Haunted House San Antonio is offering $5 off coupon for its opening day tickets

Celebrate Halloween in September at 13th Floor Haunted House San Antonio, which is offering discounted tickets for its opening day.

The local attraction announced on its Facebook page Monday that its 11th season will begin Sept. 18 and run until Nov. 7. For opening night, the performance venue is allowing visitors to use a coupon code that will knock $5 off of their ticket prices.

Guests can buy their tickets online and use the code 13SAN5 for the discount. Admission prices begin at $20, according to the attraction’s website.

On its website, 13th Floor Haunted House San Antonio is asking guests to buy tickets as soon as possible because it will run at a limited capacity due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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For its safety measures, the venue will require all of its staff, including actors, to wear a face mask while inside the haunted house. The team will also have their temperatures checked before entering the building.

The haunted house is also requiring its guests to wear face coverings while inside the building.

On its website, the attraction teased that visitors will travel through its “Dead End District,” which is known for “being a forgotten area filled with decay and filth.”

“Make your way through the streets as you encounter hordes of the living dead,” the venue wrote about its storyline. “Can you stomach the dismay long enough to survive? Or will you become one of the undead who roams the streets?”

The haunted house advertises itself as “the longest and largest haunted attraction in San Antonio.”

Priscilla Aguirre is a general assignment reporter for | [email protected] | @CillaAguirre

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