Bristol, Plymouth, Terryville

LTTE – We Simply Don’t Have The Money

Posted on April 11, 2019 by jpheasant


At a time when dozens of new tax proposals include everything from vet visits to youth sports, text books to vegetable seeds, and bicycle helmets to car seats, members in the House and Senate voted to approve salary increases up to 5.5 percent for almost 200 employees.

In addition to the salary increase, these employees will also receive cost of living increases, some will receive additional $2,000 lump sum bonuses, and a few lucky department heads will receive bonuses totaling $18,000 over two years.

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LTTE: Tolls

Posted on April 5, 2019 by jpheasant


As your elected state representative it is my job to seek out the concerns and opinions of my constituents in Bristol and Plymouth over controversial legislative proposals.

One such issue is the proposal to install tolls throughout Connecticut. Do my neighbors and friends in Bristol and Plymouth support or oppose tolls? If tolls are installed will drivers in the central Connecticut region be financially impacted?

At the Republican sponsored Tolls Informational Forum on March 26th, Rep. Ziogas stated

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Finance, Revenue and Bonding Public Hearing (Friday, March 15th)

Posted on March 14, 2019 by jpheasant


The Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee will be holding a public hearing tomorrow (Friday, March 15th) on three significant tax related bills that would have a tremendous impact the residents of Connecticut.

The public hearing begins at 10:30 in Room 2E of the Legislative Office Building, 300 Capitol Ave #5100, Hartford.

The three tax bills on the Finance, Revenue and Bonding’s agenda include:

  1. HB. 431:An Act Concerning Property Tax Reform. This bill would create a statewide one mill tax on real

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