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Kennedy Reminds Residents Upcoming Hearings RE: United Illuminating – Start Today

Posted on August 27, 2020 by jdooley


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Please see information below about the upcoming hearings regarding United Illuminating’s rate increase request and their response to Tropical Storm Isaias.

Energy and Technology Committee: August 27, 10:30 am

On August 27 at 10:30 am, the legislative Energy and  Technology Hearing will be hosting an informational forum via Zoom. This hearing is expected to cover a far-ranging set of issues, from the role of state utility regulators and the process of setting rates to utility staffing levels and how

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Milford Lawmakers Call for Repeal of Sales Tax on Face Masks

Posted on August 25, 2020 by jdooley


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Milford Lawmakers Call for Repeal of Sales Tax on Face Masks

HARTFORD- With talk the legislature could reconvene in September for Special Session, State Rep. Kathy Kennedy (R-119) and Charles Ferraro (R-117) are calling for the outright repeal of the state sales tax on face masks and other personal protection products, like face shields and latex/rubber gloves, particularly in light of the governor calling on all state residents to wear face masks in public places to curb the spread of the Coronavirus.

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Rep. Kennedy: Tax Free Week Starts August 16th

Posted on August 13, 2020 by jdooley


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With our normal routines disrupted by the Coronavirus, I want to remind you to take advantage of the upcoming “Tax Free Week” which runs from Sunday, August 16 through Saturday, August 22.

Last year, I was part of a contingent of legislators who successfully fought back against attempts by the governor to end the weekly tax break event which benefits so many working families.

This one-week event eliminates Connecticut’s 6.35 percent sales tax on clothing and footwear costing less than $100 per item.

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