Rep. O’Dea: “Expect to Pay More for Groceries Beginning October 1st”

Posted on September 13, 2019 by admin


HARTFORD – State Representative Tom O’Dea (R-New Canaan, Wilton), Deputy Republican Leader-at-Large, calls Democrats’ 7.35% tax on prepared meals a direct burden on the middle and working class residents of Connecticut. This tax was included in the 2020-2021 budget passed this year on May 4th without a single Republican vote.

“When Governor Lamont proposed a grocery tax earlier this year, it was not a popular idea. Nevertheless, Democrat legislators found a way to sneak it into the budget that passed

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Rep. O’Dea Receives 100% Voting Score from CBIA

Posted on August 17, 2019 by admin


HARTFORD – State Representative Tom O’Dea (R-New Canaan, Wilton) received a 100% 2019 voting score from the Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA). Scores were determined by a member’s votes on key issues that supported Connecticut employers and promoted job growth. Legislation important to the business community addressed manufacturing careers, certain environmental issues, and the state budget, to name a few.

“I firmly believe that the only way Connecticut can recover is to dramatically

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Coffee Hour at Orem’s Diner – Friday, June 21, 2019

Posted on June 19, 2019 by admin


This Friday, June 21st, State Rep. Gail Lavielle and I will be at Orem’s Diner in Wilton to discuss major legislative topics including the state budget, minimum wage, paid family and medical leave, regionalization, the opioid crisis, tolls, and more.

Here are the details:

Who: State Representatives Gail Lavielle and Tom O’Dea

What: Coffee Hour/Legislative Update

Where: Orem’s Diner, 167 Danbury Road, Wilton

When: This Friday, June 21st from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

This is your opportunity to discuss

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