Rep. Lavielle: “Beware the Grocery Tax in Disguise”

Posted on September 13, 2019 by admin


HARTFORD – 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 Representative Gail Lavielle (R-Wilton), Ranking Member of the legislature’s Appropriations Committee, called the tax a “surreptitious, backdoor way” into taxing food items that

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Rep. Lavielle Achieves 100 Percent Voting Record for 2019 Regular Session

Posted on August 30, 2019 by admin


HARTFORD – State Representative Gail Lavielle (R-Wilton), an Assistant House Republican Leader, achieved a 100 percent voting record for the 2019 Regular Session. According to the data released by the House Clerk’s office, she cast every one of the 388 roll call votes called in the House.

“I am pleased to have earned a 100% voting record for the 2019 regular legislative session. Every vote in the legislature is important, and my constituents expect me to be present for each one. Representing them

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Coffee Hour at Orem’s Diner with Reps. Lavielle and O’Dea – Friday, June 21

Posted on June 17, 2019 by admin


Now that the 2019 session has adjourned, I’m sure many of you have questions about specific issues. On Friday, State Rep. Tom O’Dea and I will be at Orem’s Diner in Wilton to discuss major legislative topics including the state budget, minimum wage, paid family and medical leave, regionalization, the opioid crisis, tolls, and more.

Here are the details:

Who: State Representatives Gail Lavielle and Tom O’Dea

What: Coffee Hour

Where: Orem’s Diner, 167 Danbury Road, Wilton

When: This Friday, June 21st

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