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Tax Free Week Kicks Off on Aug. 21

Posted on August 18, 2022


HARTFORD – Starting Sunday Aug. 21, and continuing through Aug. 27 the state’s 6.35% sales tax on clothing and footwear will be dropped for purchases that are less than $100. Jewelry, handbags, luggage, umbrellas, watches and similar items are not included.

With inflation, high gas prices and so many taxes heaped on us by the state, we could all use a break just in time for the beginning of the school year.

More information and a complete list of items that are exempt can be found here:

Public Hearing on Insurance Rate Increases Set

Posted on August 12, 2022


As you may have heard, insurance companies have proposed increasing rates in Connecticut in 2023 for individual and small group markets by an average of more than 20%. The increases could impact 200,000 people statewide. Some of these increases are due to government mandates placed on these insurers through legislation passed by the Democrat majority, which continue to make it harder and more expensive to do business in Connecticut.

I don’t want to see such high increases, especially given the already

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State Rep. Gale Mastrofrancesco Receives Perfect Voting Score

Posted on August 10, 2022


HARTFORD- State Representative Gale Mastrofrancesco (R-80) earned a 100% voting record for all roll call votes taken on the floor of the House of Representatives during the 2022 legislative session.

The House Clerk’s Office recently released data showing that Rep. Mastrofrancesco had cast a total of 265 votes, giving her a perfect record.

“As was the case when I was first elected, I remain committed to making every vote in the House of Representatives and standing for my principles, even if a vote

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