2019 Major Public Acts available now

Posted on June 20, 2019 by admin


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Every year, the Office of Legislative Research (OLR), the Office of Fiscal Analysis (OFA), and the Legislative Commissioners’ Office (LCO) compile a report of the major issues passed during the legislative session.

OLR provides brief descriptions on a number of issues in this report, including legislation that increases and expands taxes statewide and raises the age of smoking from 18 to 21, and concerns opioids, workers’ compensation for PTSD, education, transportation, the state’s business climate,

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Rep. Cummings Hosts Successful Discussion with Seniors

Posted on June 12, 2019 by admin


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Even before the ice cream was handed out, the mood was chilly in the Waterbury Senior Center as State Representative Stephanie Cummings gave an overview of the the recently-ended legislative session, including the extent of the massive new taxes being forced upon Connecticut residents.

During the discussion, Rep. Cummings listed some of the more onerous increases on scores of items previously untaxed.  Specifically, she mentioned the diversion of $175 million from the special transportation fund (STF),

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Go Baby Go!

Posted on June 11, 2019 by admin


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State Representative Stephanie Cummings recently joined Kaynor Technical High School students, faculty and administrators to celebrate the donation of another group of customized, motorized vehicles for children with special needs.

The yellow Ford F150 or black GMC Sierra pickup trucks, which began as normal battery-powered toy cars for toddlers, have been adapted by Kaynor Technical students to match each child’s individual medical needs and donated to the children as part of Kaynor’s “Go Baby Go”

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