Judiciary Leadership Highlight Draft of An Act Concerning Police Accountability at Friday Morning Press Conference

Posted on July 10, 2020 by admin


Hartford, Conn. – Co-Chairs Gary A. Winfield (D-New Haven) and Steve Stafstrom (D-Bridgeport) and Ranking Members John A. Kissel (R-Enfield) and Rosa C. Rebimbas (R-Naugatuck) of the Joint Committee on the Judiciary discussed specifics on LCO #3471 An Act Concerning Police Accountability (AACPA) during a 10 a.m. press conference on the North Steps of the Capitol this morning.

“The bill is a robust one,” Rep. Stafstrom said. “It spans over 60 pages and covers over 40 sections all related to police

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“Phase Three” Reopening Delayed

Posted on July 9, 2020 by admin


Governor Delays “Phase Three” Reopening

Governor Lamont has postponed Connecticut’s “Phase Three” reopening, originally scheduled for July 20, due to a rise in COVID-19 cases in other states. This means indoor dining and gyms will remain at 50 percent capacity, bars will remain closed, and private gatherings may not exceed 25 people for indoor events or 100 people for outdoor events. Campgrounds were still permitted to open today as planned, and outdoor graduation ceremonies with no more than 150

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Update on Taxes, Schools, Unemployment Benefits, and More

Posted on July 1, 2020 by admin


Return of the Plastic Bag Tax

Tomorrow, July 1, Connecticut will resume collection of the $0.10 tax on single use plastic bags. This tax was temporarily lifted in March during the height of the pandemic to help slow the spread of COVID-19 through items such as reusable shopping bags. The original executive order (7N) also allowed grocery store employees to refuse bagging items for customers who were using reusable plastic bags.

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Extended Tax Deadlines

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