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Rep. Lavielle Testifies Against H.B. 7319, Giving School Districts the Power to Tax

Posted on March 15, 2019 by admin


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Testimony in Opposition to:

HB 7319: An Act Concerning the Fiscal Independence of School Districts

Planning & Development Committee

March 15, 2019

Senator Cassano, Representative McCarthy-Vahey, Senator Champagne, Representative Zawistowski, and members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to offer testimony on HB 7319, An Act Concerning the Fiscal Independence of School Districts.

Under this bill, every school district in Connecticut, whether single-town or regional, with 15,000 or

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Taxes, Taxes, Taxes: Finance Committee Public Hearing this Friday

Posted on March 13, 2019 by admin


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This Friday, March 15, the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee is holding a public hearing on three important bills that would, if passed, significantly affect taxes in Connecticut. If you’re concerned about the effect of tax changes on the state’s economy and job market, or on your own finances, you may want to submit testimony to the Committee.

Here are the tax bills on the hearing’s agenda:

  • S.B. 431: An Act Concerning Property Tax Reform. This bill would create a statewide one mill tax on

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Rep. Lavielle Testimony in Support of H.B. 7219

Posted on March 12, 2019 by admin


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Testimony in Support of House Bill 7219: An Act Concerning Ghost Guns

Judiciary Committee

March 11, 2019

Senator Winfield, Representative Stafstrom, Senator Kissel, Representative Rebimbas, and distinguished members of the Judiciary Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify in favor of HB 7219, An Act Concerning Ghost Guns.

I support this bill for several reasons related to safety and security:

  • Law enforcement personnel in my area have often cited their serious concern that firearms without

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