Call for Special Session to Eliminate Grocery tax

Posted on September 19, 2019 by admin


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House and Senate Republicans are calling on Governor Lamont to bring the legislature into special session to fix a piece of legislation passed in the Democrat state budget that created new taxes on hundreds of grocery store foods, and also substantially increased taxes on prepared meals.

These new and increased taxes will negatively and disproportionately impact senior citizens and others on a fixed income, the underemployed and the middle class.

The House of Representatives needs 76 members to sign

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7.35% “Meal tax” Will Hurt Connecticut Families

Posted on September 13, 2019 by admin


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After the Department of Revenue Services issued a clarifying statement regarding the new “meal tax”  this week, State Representative John Frey (R-111) came out strongly against the measure, saying it will hurt Connecticut families who already struggle to make ends meet and pay ever-increasing food costs.

Part of the Democrat state budget set to go into effect October 1, 2019, the “meal tax” adds an additional 1% to the cost of many items already taxed at 6.35%, but the DRS statement clarifies that

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Stand Down 2019

Posted on September 9, 2019 by admin


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On Friday, September 20th, the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs will be hosting the 2019 Stand Down event at the Rocky Hill Veterans’ Home from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Connecticut’s veterans deserve the services that they have earned.

Many community providers will have booths set up at the event with specialists to help veterans receive and learn about their earned service benefits, employment opportunities, medical screenings, and legal services.

Additional details are below: