Rep. D’Amelio and Senators Hartley and Berthel to Hold Local Office Hours

Posted on January 17, 2020 by admin


State Representative Tony D’Amelio (R-71) and State Senators Joan Hartley (D-15) and Eric Berthel (R-32) look forward to meeting with constituents during office hours events in Middlebury and Waterbury.

The Middlebury office hours with Rep. D’Amelio and Sens. Hartley and Berthel will take place on Wednesday, January 22nd from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Shepardson Community Center, located at 1172 Whittemore Road in Middlebury.

The Waterbury office hours with Rep. D’Amelio and Sen. Hartley will take

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New Laws Effective January 1st

Posted on December 30, 2019 by admin


I want to wish you and your families a safe and happy New Year! With 2019 coming to an end, you should be aware of new taxes and laws that will be going into effect on January 1, 2020.

These new taxes, which I opposed when they came up for debate earlier in the year, include those on:

  • Dry Cleaning – Existing state sales tax rate will be expanded to dry cleaning services & laundry services
  • Parking – Existing state sales tax rate will be expanded to parking fees
  • Interior Design Service – Existing

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Real IDs: Do I Need One? How Do I Get One?

Posted on November 21, 2019 by admin


According to the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), beginning on October 1, 2020, the U.S. Federal Government will require anyone boarding an airplane for domestic travel or entering certain federal buildings to have a “verified” driver’s license, state-issued ID card, or show additional proof of identification, such as a passport. This verification is indicated on your license or ID card by a gold star in the top right corner and is commonly referred to as a “Real ID.”

With this deadline

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