7.35% “Meal tax” Will Hurt Connecticut Families

Posted on September 13, 2019 by admin


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After the Department of Revenue Services issued a clarifying statement regarding the new “meal tax”  this week, State Representative John Frey (R-111) came out strongly against the measure, saying it will hurt Connecticut families who already struggle to make ends meet and pay ever-increasing food costs.

Part of the Democrat state budget set to go into effect October 1, 2019, the “meal tax” adds an additional 1% to the cost of many items already taxed at 6.35%, but the DRS statement clarifies that

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Stand Down 2019

Posted on September 9, 2019 by admin


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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.

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Rep. Frey’s Donor Breast Milk Legislation Signed into Law                                        

Posted on July 24, 2019 by admin


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State Rep. John Frey (R-111) today applauded Governor Lamont for signing into law legislation he proposed to establish Medicaid reimbursement for medically necessary donor breast milk.

“On behalf of the women across our state who struggle to feed their newborns, the advocates who worked diligently to bring this issue to our attention and my colleagues in the General Assembly who supported this bill, I want to thank Governor Lamont for signing this important legislation the law,” Rep. Frey said. “This

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