Democrat “Meals Tax” Will Put 7.35% New Tax on Long List of Groceries

Posted on September 13, 2019 by admin


HARTFORD – Today Senate and House Republican lawmakers held a press conference regarding newly released details on the “meals tax” included in the Democrat state budget set to go into effect October 1, 2019.

According to a Department of Revenue Services policy statement issued this week, 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.

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CT Veterans Stand Down (Sept 20 – 8am to 2pm)

Posted on September 11, 2019 by admin


Dear Neighbors,

The Connecticut Department of Veterans’ Affairs is hosting their annual “Stand Down” event for veterans on September 20, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the main campus of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs located at 287 West Street in Rocky Hill.

This is a wonderful opportunity for the veterans in our community to receive free employment and job training guidance. More than 30 government agencies and social services organizations will be offering education and recovery-based

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Rep. Haines Tours Hop Culture Farms and Priam Vineyards

Posted on September 10, 2019 by admin


COLCHESTER – State Representative Irene Haines (R-34) toured Hop Culture Farms & Brewery and Priam Vineyards to learn more about their businesses and how they are impacted by state regulations.

“I was eager to learn how different local producers interact with state regulations and see how recent legislation to streamline our liquor control laws are impacting their operations for better or worse,” said Rep. Haines.

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