“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.

 

Reps. Floren, House Republicans Celebrate 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage, Passage of 19th Amendment

Posted on June 4, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORDState Representative Livvy Floren (R-149) and fellow House Republicans celebrated the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment, which gave women the right to vote in the United States.

“This is a day of celebration and reflection as we mark 100 years of women suffrage,” said Rep. Floren, a founding member of the Bipartisan Women’s Caucus. “The number of women in public office has grown year-after-year, and that is because of the courage and determination of earlier generations

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