Rep. O’Dea, House Republicans Unveil 2024 Caucus Proposals Focused on Making CT More Affordable

Posted on February 1, 2024

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HARTFORD—House Republicans, in advance of the start of the 2024 legislative session, unveiled proposals Thursday that will maintain the state’s fiscal stability while making Connecticut a more affordable place to live.

Among the proposals is a call to amend the State Constitution to protect the “fiscal guardrails” that have allowed the state to build a solid Rainy Day Fund and begin to pay down long-term debt.

“Maintaining our state’s fiscal health is the legislature’s top priority, and in 2017 we

Celebrating National School Choice Week

Posted on January 22, 2024

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This week is National School Choice Week, and from January 21st – 27th, we are recognizing the ongoing fight for school choice in Connecticut. The fight for school choice is a fight for equity, a fight for freedom of choice, and a fight to empower students and families with the best tools to be successful as lifelong engaged citizens and learners.

Below, you can read about our fight for school choice in Connecticut, how it benefits students and families, the costs to taxpayers, and some of our legislative

New Laws Effective January 1, 2024

Posted on January 2, 2024

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Several new laws took effect on January 1st that could have an impact on you, your business, or our community. I have highlighted some of them below.

An expanded list of those enacted on January 1st, along with summaries, can be accessed here.

Tax Cuts

The state budget, adopted in June, cuts the bottom two marginal income tax rates for all filers from 3% to 2% and from 5% to 4.5%. Income taxes on the first $50,000 in taxable income will be lowered for single filers and married people filing separately,

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