Rep. Ackert Achieves 100% Voting Record

Posted on August 21, 2019 by admin


HARTFORD – Knowing the importance of being present for the district, State Representative Tim Ackert (R-8) for the eighth consecutive year has earned a one hundred percent voting record for roll call votes taken on the floor of the House of Representatives during the 2019 Regular and Special Sessions.

Each year, the House Clerk’s Office releases the data on members’ votes during the Regular Session. This year there were 392 roll call votes taken in the House of Representatives

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Sales Tax Free Week – August 18-24

Posted on August 16, 2019 by admin


Dear Neighbors,

With the start of school just around the corner, I wanted to remind you to take advantage of the upcoming “Tax Free Week” which runs from Sunday, August 18 through Saturday, August 24.

This year, legislators fought back attempts by the governor to end the weekly tax break event which benefits so many families.

This one-week event eliminates Connecticut’s 6.35 percent sales tax on clothing and footwear costing less than $100 per item. Since sales tax is calculated after the use of

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Eversource to Conduct Statewide Infrared Helicopter Inspections

Posted on August 13, 2019 by admin


Eversource will be conducting aerial inspections of high-voltage electrical equipment on rights of way throughout Connecticut this month. This semiannual inspection is an important part of the company’s ongoing commitment to providing reliable electric service. The work involves the use of a helicopter equipped with heat-sensing, infrared scanning technology which can detect potential equipment issues before they occur.

Aerial inspections start today (Tuesday, August 13) and continue through August

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