Rep. Gale Mastrofrancesco Warns Constituents Digital Tax Hike Starts Oct 1

Posted on September 24, 2019



Dear Neighbors,

Connecticut users of the music streaming service Spotify received emails last week that the state sales taxes will be going up starting next month.

Effective October 1, 2019, sales of “digital goods,” that are electronically accessed or transferred, which includes audio works, visual works, audio-visual works, reading materials or ring tones, which are electronically accessed or transferred, will be subject to sales and use taxes

Mastrofrancesco Slams Grocery Tax Implementation

Posted on September 13, 2019


HARTFORD – In another blow to the taxpayers of Connecticut, State Rep. Gale Mastrofrancesco (R-80) 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 from a rotisserie chicken to eight ounces of soup.

The Democrat-approved 7.35% tax, which Rep. Mastrofrancesco opposed in the House of Representatives, will be applied

State Rep. Gale Mastrofrancesco: 2020 Legislative Internship Program

Posted on September 6, 2019


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

I would like to let the students in my district know that the Connecticut General Assembly is now accepting applications for the 2020 Legislative Internship Program!

Starting in the Spring, interns at the Capitol will see how state government works first-hand, work one-on-one with a state legislator and legislative staff member, and earn school credit while gaining job experience in public service and/or law.

To apply, you must comply with the following qualifications: