Rep. Zupkus: Grocery Tax is Back; Hurting CT Families

Posted on September 13, 2019 by jdooley


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HARTFORD – State Rep. Lezlye Zupkus (R-89) along with Senate and House Republican colleagues announced newly released details on a grocery store tax included in the Democrat state budget set to go into effect October 1, 2019 which could potentially encompass all cooked food from a rotisserie chicken to eight ounces of soup.

The Democrat-approved 7.35% tax will be applied to a long list of food items that have never been taxed when sold in grocery stores before, according to the state Department of

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Zupkus Calls on Lamont to Stop Punishing Towns and Cities and Release Money for Agreed Upon Local Projects

Posted on September 12, 2019 by jdooley


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HARTFORD–State Representative Lezlye Zupkus (R-89) joined the House Republican leadership today in calling on Gov. Lamont to stop holding local projects hostage in an effort to secure his plan for highway tolls.

The bond package has been delayed for months as the governor continues to push for tolls. All of the items Republicans singled out were part of the governor’s original bonding proposal and were later supported by Democrats on the Finance Committee but were never taken up by the majority party

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State Rep. Lezlye Zupkus: Legislative Internship Program 2020

Posted on September 6, 2019 by jdooley


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I would like to let the students in my district know that the Connecticut General Assembly is now accepting applications for the 2020 Legislative Internship Program!

As a member of the legislature’s Internship Committee, I have a great appreciation for the program and the value being an intern can provide you. A legislative internship is something that will stay with you forever, teaching you about the legislative process, teamwork, working collegially across party lines and working with constituents

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