Shelton legislators to hold business forum

Posted on October 8, 2019 by admin


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The 2019 legislative session was among the most impactful on the state’s business community in recent memory.

With that in mind, I’m co-hosting a forum this month in Shelton to provide information on legislative action that affects the state’s business community. I’ll be joined by state Rep. Jason Perillo and Sen. Kevin Kelly, and together we’ll cover topics such as the state’s new mandatory paid family and medical leave program, an increase to the minimum wage, and changes to the pass-through entity

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McGorty, Trumbull lawmakers to host business forum at Town Hall

Posted on October 7, 2019 by admin


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TRUMBULL – With the large number of new taxes and regulations hitting Connecticut businesses, State Representatives Ben McGorty (R-122), David Rutigliano (R-123), and Laura Devlin (R-134) are inviting local business owners and employees to join them for a legislative update and discussion about topics affecting the business community during the 2019 legislative session, and the new laws that took effect on October 1st.

The legislators will discuss important pieces of legislation that came before

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Rep. McGorty Calls on Majority Party to Fix the Grocery Tax

Posted on September 18, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD – Today, House and Senate Republicans called upon Governor Ned Lamont to bring the legislature into special session to fix a piece of legislation passed in the Democrat state budget that created new taxes on hundreds of grocery store foods, and also substantially increased taxes on prepared meals.

“We are with the growing number of Connecticut residents who have called, commented on Facebook, or emailed about their disapproval with this grocery tax,” said Rep. McGorty. “The majority party should listen to the people and get back to Hartford to fix this huge tax increase.”

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