HARTFORD, Conn. — Lawmakers voted on Wednesday in favor of a bill that would recognize pizza as Connecticut's official food.
The vote will now head to the Senate after passing 131-9.
House Bill 5656 – the “Pizza Bill” was officially written to “recognize the contribution of pizza to the state’s cuisine and economy.”
Barstool Sports founder and president, Dave Portnoy took to Twitter Wednesday, to celebrate the vote.
Representatives Patricia Dillion, Geraldo Reyes and Senator Gary Winfield introduced the bill back in January.
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