Rep. Devlin: Grocery Tax is Back, Hurting CT Families

Posted on September 12, 2019 by jdooley


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HARTFORD – State Rep. Laura Devlin (R-134) 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.

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 Revenue Services policy statement issued this week.

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Fairfield State Officials Host Casual Office Hours

Posted on August 26, 2019 by jdooley


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Fairfield State Reps. Laura Devlin (R-134),  Brenda Kupchick (R-132) and State Sen. Tony Hwang (R-28) hosted a lively and informational ‘Pints and Politics’ event Wednesday, July 31 at Local Kitchen in Fairfield.

The post-session event permitted Fairfield residents with the opportunity to speak with their local legislators and hear the latest updates from the State Capitol in a relaxed setting.

The lawmakers discussed the major issues and debates that shaped the 2019 legislative session, including

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Fairfield Lawmakers Push for Greater Transparency of State Port Authority

Posted on August 21, 2019 by jdooley


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HARTFORD- At a public information meeting yesterday, Transportation Committee members State Rep. Brenda Kupchick (R-132), and House ranking member Laura Devlin (R-134) pushed for greater transparency and accountability of the Connecticut Port Authority (CPA) and expressed disappointment that those in leadership positions who were the CPA decision makers refused to come before their legislative committee and explain the finance and mismanagement practices at the quasi-public agency.

The State Auditors

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