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Rep. Bolinsky Joins Colleagues in Opposing New Taxes Effective Oct. 1

Posted on September 13, 2019 by hbrooks


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HARTFORD – State Representative Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) on Thursday attended a press conference with House and Senate Republican lawmakers to discuss newly released details on the 7.35% “meals tax” set to go into effect October 1, 2019. The tax was included in the state budget passed by legislative Democrats and signed into law by Governor Ned Lamont during the 2019 legislative session.

According to a Department of Revenue Services (DRS) policy statement issued this week, the Democrat-approved and

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Capitol Internship Program Now Accepting Applications

Posted on September 4, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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HARTFORD – The Connecticut General Assembly’s Legislative Internship Program is officially accepting applications. It’s a wonderful program designed to allow interns to engage in the state’s governmental processes, which means working directly with State Representatives and Senators, attending meetings and public hearings, as well as assisting with other administrative tasks.

All undergraduate students enrolled and matriculated in an accredited undergraduate degree program at a two- or four-year

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Tax-Free Week August 18-24

Posted on August 14, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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Governor Lamont proposed eliminating our “Tax-Free Week” in 2019. Along with defeating 2/3 of his new taxes and toll proposals, I stood firmly against this proposal in order to continue this Connecticut tradition, preserving our temporary tax holiday for individuals and families throughout the state.

So, with a small measure of relief, I am happy to announce that Tax-Free Week begins Sunday, August 18th, and runs through Saturday, August 24th. Many clothing items with retail selling prices under

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