Trumbull Legislators Recognize Trumbull Teacher

Posted on September 26, 2019 by jdooley


TRUMBULL- State Reps. David Rutigliano (R-123) and Laura Devlin (R-134) presented Lisa Cerulli with an official state citation in recognition for being selected as the 2019-20 Madison Middle School and Trumbull Teacher of the Year.

Lisa Cerulli has been a teacher for 27 years. She teaches social studies at Madison Middle School and is co-team leader for grade 7 social studies curriculum.

Rep. Rutigliano said, “We commend Lisa Cerulli’s tireless level of commitment to our children in all that she

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Rep. Devlin: Digital Tax Hike Starts Oct. 1

Posted on September 23, 2019 by jdooley


Dear Neighbors,

Connecticut users of the streaming music service Spotify received emails last week that the state sales taxes will be going up starting next month.

Effective October 1, 2019, sales of “digital goods,” which includes audio works, visual works, audio-visual works, reading materials or ring tones, which are electronically accessed or transferred, will be subject to sales and use taxes at the standard 6.35% rate. Currently

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

Posted on September 12, 2019 by jdooley


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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