Senate Dems’ Sales Tax Increase Proposal: Let Your Opinion Be Known

Posted on February 11, 2019 by admin


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Dear Neighbors,

As you may have heard, the Senate Democrat leader is once again proposing a sales tax increase for Connecticut. His bill would increase the Connecticut sales tax rate to 6.85%, raising potentially millions upon millions of dollars in new taxes on Connecticut families.

I would like to hear your opinion on this proposed tax increase. This legislation will be heard by the committee on Wednesday, February 13th, at the State Capitol.

Expressing your opinion can be as simple as sending an email as public testimony on the proposal. Below are the instructions on how to send in brief testimony:

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Rep. Hall Hosts Town Hall Meeting in Enfield

Posted on January 29, 2019 by admin


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ENFIELD – State Representative Carol Hall (R-59) recently hosted an open town hall style meeting with constituents at the Enfield Town Hall Council Chambers.

Residents from across the district shared their questions, comments and concerns about state government with Representative Hall. Most shared their concerns about state finances and concerns about proposed tax increases such as tolls, sales tax increases and property tax increases due to unfunded state mandates.

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Rep. Hall Sworn In for Second Term

Posted on January 11, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD- State Representative Carol Hall (R-59) took the oath-of-office for her second term representing the 59th General Assembly District which includes portions of Enfield and East Windsor.

“I am honored to serve the people of Enfield and East Windsor for another term in the General Assembly,” said Rep. Hall. “Job creation, balancing our state budget and making Connecticut more affordable are my priorities this session. I am looking forward to taking on a leadership role on the Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee as the ranking member to move forward with job training, apprenticeship programs and growing our local manufacturing economy. In Enfield we have a shining jewel in Asnuntuck Community College that has a state-of-the-art manufacturing program that has continued to grow and expand with huge success stories with local employment and job placement after graduation”.

Rep. Hall will begin a new role as the highest ranking House Republican on the Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee and will serve on the budget-writing Appropriations Committee and the Public Safety Committee.

The 2019 Legislative Session will run for a five month period from January 9th to June 5th. Rep. Hall can be reached at Carol.Hall@housegop.ct.gov or 860-240-8700.