Call for Special Session to Eliminate Grocery Tax

Posted on September 19, 2019 by admin


Yesterday, House and Senate Republicans called upon Governor Lamont to bring the legislature into special session to fix a piece of legislation passed in the Democrat state budget that created new taxes on hundreds of grocery store foods, and also substantially increased taxes on prepared meals.

These new and increased taxes will negatively and disproportionately impact senior citizens and others on a fixed income, the underemployed and the middle class.

The House of Representatives need 76 members

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Reps. Betts, Pavalock-D’Amato and Petit Warn Constituents of New Grocery Tax and Demand Repeal

Posted on September 17, 2019 by admin


A policy statement released last week by the state Department of Revenue Services (DRS) explained how the new 7.35% “meals” tax included in the 2020-21 budget passed by majority Democratic legislators will be applied to a long list of food items that have never been taxed before when sold in grocery stores. State Representatives Whit Betts, Cara Pavalock-D’Amato, and William A. Petit Jr., all members of the legislature’s Appropriations Committee, opposed this “money grab” which will implement a new

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CT Veterans Stand Down (Sept 20 – 8am to 2pm)

Posted on September 16, 2019 by admin


On Friday, September 20th, the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs will be hosting the 2019 Stand Down event at the Rocky Hill Veterans’ Home from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Connecticut’s veterans deserve the services that they have earned.

Many community providers will have booths set up at the event with specialists to help veterans receive and learn about their earned service benefits, employment opportunities, medical screenings, and legal services.

Additional details are below: