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Important Public Hearings: Friday, March 15

Posted on March 14, 2019 by admin


Finance, Revenue & Bonding Public Hearing

Friday, March 15 at 10:30 a.m. in Room 2E of the LOB in Hartford

  • S.B. 877: An Act Concerning Revenue Items to Implement the Governor’s Budget

Last week, I wrote an op-ed about the governor’s budget and highlighted my concerns with his proposal to expand the sales tax to currently exempt items. With the potential for tolls and other tax increases on the table for 2019, the expansion of the sales tax could have an adverse impact on our state’s economy and

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Rep. Camillo’s Sports Equipment Drive: March 11-27

Posted on March 11, 2019 by admin


State Rep. Fred Camillo will be hosting his annual Sports Equipment Drive benefitting the the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich, from March 11 – March 27. Any new or lightly used sports equipment will be accepted. See below for collection locations:

  • Greenwich Town Hall: 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich
  • Greenwich YMCA: 50 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich
  • Cos Cob Library: 5 Sinawoy Road, Cos Cob

For more information, please contact: Fred.Camillo@housegop.ct.gov or (800) 842-1423.

 

Budgeting for Our Future

Posted on March 9, 2019 by admin


Opinion by Rep. Fred Camillo

During my time in the legislature, I’ve seen my share of budgets from the governor’s office. Each one is different and offers a unique vision for the state, but within the last decade, most of these proposals have relied heavily on new revenue despite clear objections from the taxpayers, and with bad results.

When Gov. Lamont took office in January, he began the very difficult process of drafting a two year spending and revenue plan that is balanced and addresses many

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