Kennedy Earns 100% Voting Record

Posted on August 19, 2019 by jdooley


HARTFORD- In her first legislative session, State Representative Kathy Kennedy (R-119) achieved a perfect record for votes cast on the floor of the state House of Representatives during the 2019 legislative session.

Representative Kennedy was present and voted for all 392 votes taken on the state House floor during the 2019 session, according to voting record data released last week by the House Clerk’s Office. Perfect attendance is very difficult to achieve, with only about 26 percent of legislators

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State Rep. Kathy Kennedy: Tax Free Week August 18th-24th

Posted on August 9, 2019 by jdooley


A main staple in the month of August has always been the annual tax free week right before Connecticut students head back to school. This year legislators fought back attempts by the governor to end the weekly tax break event which benefits so many state families.

Per state statute, the 19th Annual Sales Tax Free Week begins on the third Sunday of August and runs until the following Saturday.

  • 2019 Sales Tax Free Week dates are: Sunday, August 18,

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State Rep. Kathy Kennedy: Plastic Bag Tax Starts August 1

Posted on July 31, 2019 by jdooley


I want to remind the residents of Milford and Orange that a new state law on placing a ten cent tax on plastic bags takes effect on August 1st.

The legislation, Public Act 19-117, which was a section of the state budget, creates a statewide plastic bag fee of .10 cents per “single-use checkout bag” that must be collected by retailers making sales in Connecticut.

The collectors of this fee include a “store” defined as any retailer who is registered for Connecticut sales tax that sells goods directly

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