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Rep. Lavielle Remains Concerned About Governor’s Legislation on Shared Services

Posted on March 20, 2019 by admin


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Testimony in Opposition to H.B. 7192

An Act Concerning Municipal and Regional Opportunities and Efficiencies

Planning & Development Committee

March 20, 2019

Senator Cassano, Representative McCarthy-Vahey, Senator Champagne, Representative Zawistowski, and members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to offer testimony on HB 7192, An Act Concerning Municipal and Regional Opportunities and Efficiencies.

As a whole, HB 7192 deals with fostering cooperation, regional or otherwise, among municipalities,

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Rep. Lavielle Testifies Against H.B. 7319, Giving School Districts the Power to Tax

Posted on March 15, 2019 by admin


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Testimony in Opposition to:

HB 7319: An Act Concerning the Fiscal Independence of School Districts

Planning & Development Committee

March 15, 2019

Senator Cassano, Representative McCarthy-Vahey, Senator Champagne, Representative Zawistowski, and members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to offer testimony on HB 7319, An Act Concerning the Fiscal Independence of School Districts.

Under this bill, every school district in Connecticut, whether single-town or regional, with 15,000 or

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Taxes, Taxes, Taxes: Finance Committee Public Hearing this Friday

Posted on March 13, 2019 by admin


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This Friday, March 15, the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee is holding a public hearing on three important bills that would, if passed, significantly affect taxes in Connecticut. If you’re concerned about the effect of tax changes on the state’s economy and job market, or on your own finances, you may want to submit testimony to the Committee.

Here are the tax bills on the hearing’s agenda:

  • S.B. 431: An Act Concerning Property Tax Reform. This bill would create a statewide one mill tax on

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