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Rep. Piscopo Condemns New Tax on Children’s Sports & Recreation Services

Posted on March 22, 2019 by admin


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With the start of Little League season right around the corner in towns across the 76th District, State Rep. John Piscopo (R-76) today announced his opposition to a new state sales tax on sports and recreational services for children.

“The working middle class is already struggling to make ends meet in Connecticut, and if that wasn’t bad enough, now there are proposals being introduced by Democrats in Hartford to target families and children,” said Rep. Piscopo. “This sports and recreation tax goes

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Public Hearing on Forced Regionalization Bills – THIS Friday, March 1

Posted on February 26, 2019 by admin


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This Friday, March 1, the General Assembly’s Education Committee will be holding a public hearing on all bills concerning forced school regionalization.

As you may be aware, the bills before the Education Committee are calling for towns to consolidate educational services with neighboring communities. The bills supporting this policy change are as follows:

What New Regionalized School Districts Could Look Like

Posted on February 6, 2019 by admin


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Connecticut Democrats have proposed multiple bills to force towns to regionalize school districts.

One bill would force any school district with less than 2,000 students to regionalize (impacting an estimated 84 towns). Another bill would force any town with a population of less than 40,000 to consolidate with other towns to form new school districts matching the state probate court districts shown below (impacting an estimated 144 towns).

While encouraging towns to share services is a laudable

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