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Sales Tax-Free Week Begins August 15th

Posted on August 13, 2021


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With school less than two weeks away for some students, I want to remind you to take advantage of the upcoming “Tax Free Week” which runs from Sunday, August 15 through Saturday, August 21.

This one-week event eliminates Connecticut’s 6.35 percent sales tax on clothing and footwear costing less than $100 per item. Since sales tax is calculated after the use of any coupons or discounts, if the final price per item is less than $100, the sale is exempt from taxes.

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Gas Tax Alert! Supporters Planning September Push

Posted on August 5, 2021


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Supporters of the TCI gas tax are pushing for a vote on the new tax during a special legislative session in September.

This is a $100 million new tax on working and middle class families.

YOUR VOICES stopped the tax earlier this year.

We must fight against this tax-and-spend mentality and continue to speak out.

Click here to learn more and to sign the petition to STOP the gas tax.

Tell state lawmakers you are already taxed ENOUGH!

Call Senate Democrats TODAY at 860-240-8600

Call House Democrats TODAY

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Beat the Heat this Summer!

Posted on June 29, 2021


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CT Temperatures are Climbing!

Connecticut is under a heat advisory as we march toward the holiday weekend! The American Red Cross has compiled helpful information to beat the summer heat.

What to do in a Heat Wave:

Stay Hydrated

  • Drink plenty of fluids: Don’t wait until you’re thirsty to drink. Avoid sugary, caffeinated or alcoholic drinks. Avoid icy beverages because they can cause stomach cramps.
  • Replace salt and minerals: Heavy sweating removes salt and minerals from your body that need to be

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