Posted on September 16, 2019 by jdooley
HARTFORD – State Rep. Brenda Kupchick (R-132) along with Senate and House Republican colleagues announced newly released details on a grocery store tax included in the Democrat state budget set to go into effect October 1, 2019 which could potentially encompass all cooked food.
The budget approved by the governor and majority party included a 7.35% tax that will be applied to a long list of food items that have never been taxed when sold in grocery stores before, according to the state Department…
Posted on August 26, 2019 by jdooley
Fairfield – State Reps. Brenda Kupchick (R-132) and Laura Devlin (R-134), and State Sen. Tony Hwang (R-28) hosted a lively and informational ‘Pints and Politics’ event Wednesday, July 31 at Local Kitchen in Fairfield.
The post-session event permitted Fairfield residents with the opportunity to speak with their local legislators and hear the latest updates from the State Capitol in a relaxed setting.
The lawmakers discussed the major issues and debates that shaped the 2019 legislative session, including…
Posted on August 26, 2019 by jdooley
FAIRFIELD- State Rep. Brenda Kupchick (R-132) along with local Fairfield officials and the Greater Bridgeport Transit (GBT) unveiled a new bus shelter Westbound Kings Hwy. Cut-off at 1296 Kings Hwy. Cut-off in Fairfield.
The new bus shelter is in front of the public storage facility located at 1296 King’s Highway Cutoff, next to the Stop & Shop.
Rep. Brenda Kupchick, a member of the legislature’s Transportation Committee, said, “It’s so incredibly gratifying on helping to bring more bus shelters…
Posted on August 21, 2019 by jdooley
HARTFORD- At a public information meeting yesterday, Transportation Committee members State Rep. Brenda Kupchick (R-132), and House ranking member Laura Devlin (R-134) pushed for greater transparency and accountability of the Connecticut Port Authority (CPA) and expressed disappointment that those in leadership positions who were the CPA decision makers refused to come before their legislative committee and explain the finance and mismanagement practices at the quasi-public agency.
The State Auditors…
Posted on August 20, 2019 by jdooley
HARTFORD- State Representative Brenda Kupchick (R-132) earned a one hundred percent voting record for all roll call votes taken on the floor of the House of Representatives during the 2019 Regular and Special Sessions. The House Clerk’s Office released the data on members’ votes this week.
“I value the trust the residents of Fairfield place in me. This legislative session we had many important debates on important issues regarding the budget, taxes, and policies that affect Fairfield, and our business…
Posted on August 7, 2019 by jdooley
Representatives Kupchick and Devlin expressed their heartbreak over the news of the horrific mass shootings and offer their sincere sympathy for the victims and the families in El Paso and Dayton.
“The Connecticut General Assembly has worked together arm-in-arm, Republicans and Democrats, to pass meaningful and landmark legislation to end gun violence and address mental health in Connecticut. It’s time for the elected members of Congress of both political parties and the President of the United States…
Posted on July 15, 2019 by jdooley
Fairfield – State Reps. Brenda Kupchick (R-132), Laura Devlin (R-134), and State Sen. Tony Hwang (R-28) have announced that they will be hosting a Pints and Politics event on Wednesday, July 31 at 6:00pm at Local Kitchen (85 Mill Plain Road, Fairfield).
The event will allow residents the opportunity speak with the legislators and hear the latest updates from the State Capitol in a relaxed setting. The lawmakers will discuss the issues and debates shaping the 2019 legislative session, including municipal…
Posted on July 12, 2019 by jdooley
FAIRFIELD – State Representatives Brenda Kupchick (R-132), Laura Devlin (R-134) in cooperation with Operation Hope finished their annual ‘Town-Wide Diaper Drive’ Saturday June 22 with the help of Al DiGuido, owner of Saugatuck Sweets and his organization, Al’s Angels at Saugatuck Sweets collecting a total of 2,145 diapers and pull ups.
Both Reps. Kupchick and Devlin worked with Operation Hope on a month-long diaper drive for in-need Fairfield families.
Operation Hope Executive Director, Carla Miklos…