State Rep. Brenda Kupchick: New Plastic Bag Tax Started August 1

Posted on August 3, 2019 by jdooley


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New Plastic Bag Tax Started August 1

I want to remind the residents of Fairfield that a new state law on placing a ten cent tax on plastic bags took 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

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State Rep. Brenda Kupchick: Operation Hope Community Tag Sale Coming Soon

Posted on July 31, 2019 by jdooley


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Dear Friends,

It is time again for the annual Community Tag Sale hosted by the volunteers at Operation Hope. The Operation Hope Tag Sale is Saturday, August 17 (9:00am-4:00pm) and Sunday, August 18 (12:00pm-4:00pm). This year’s tag sale is at the First Congregational Church of Fairfield at 148 Beach Rd. All proceeds will benefit Operation Hope.

Operation Hope has been helping Fairfield County residents through affordable housing,

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Fairfield Legislators Invite Residents to ‘Pints and Politics’

Posted on July 15, 2019 by jdooley


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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

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