State Rep. Floren Votes Against Democrats’ Budget, Tax Increases

Posted on June 6, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD – On Tuesday, State Representative Livvy Floren (R-Greenwich, Stamford) voted against the Democrats’ proposed 2020-2021 biennial state budget. She was joined in her opposition by all members of the House Republican caucus along with five members of the majority party for a final vote of 86-65. The Senate adopted the budget a day later, also without a single Republican vote.

Republicans offered several amendments in an attempt to improve the budget bill and avoid what would inevitably become

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“Ask Livvy” – Episode 2 – End-of-Session Wrap-Up

Posted on June 5, 2019 by admin


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After five long months of committee meetings, public hearings and floor debates, the 2019 session will come to an end at midnight tonight. This year, the governor and legislative Democrats passed a balanced budget on time and on task. No income or capital gains tax increases were include. Unfortunately, the budget does include taxes on digital downloads, interior designing, dry cleaning, prepared foods, alcohol, car trade-ins, Lyft and Uber rides, and a 1% surcharge on homes sales over $2.5 million,

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“Ask Livvy” – Episode 1 – Climate Change Legislation

Posted on June 5, 2019 by admin


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During the final days of the 2019 session, Rep. Floren will be providing periodic updates in her new segment, “Ask Livvy.” In these brief video updates, Rep. Floren will discuss topics that are important to her constituents. In this edition, she discusses climate change as well as her vote on a recent bill, H.B. 7113, which would make it mandatory to begin climate change education by grade five. Please click on the image below to view the video.