Perillo Receives High Grade from Business Association

Posted on August 6, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD – The Connecticut Business and Industry Association released their legislative scorecard last week that gives every state lawmaker a grade for their voting record regarding laws that could impact small and large businesses. State Representative Jason Perillo received a perfect score from CBIA.

Rep. Perillo voted against anti-business policies that will make it more difficult for business owners to grow and thrive in Connecticut.

“This legislative session business owners saw more and more harmful policies being passed by the majority party that will cost them more money to operate their business in Connecticut,” said Rep. Perillo. “The majority party continues to target business owners to cover the state’s reckless spending habits. If we don’t support our business owners, small and large, we are never going to see Connecticut recover.”

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New Laws – July 1st

Posted on July 3, 2019 by admin


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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

On Monday, July 1st, many new laws that may affect you and our community went into effect.

I have highlighted some noteworthy new laws below and encourage you to take a look at the full list, which can be accessed by clicking here. You can also find a copy of the 2019 Major Public Acts by clicking here.

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Reps. Perillo, McGorty Say State Budget Includes Almost $2 Billion in Tax Increases

Posted on June 4, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD – State Representatives Jason Perillo and Ben McGorty voted Monday against a two-year state budget crafted by Democrats. The budget spends more money than the previous two-year budget and includes nearly $2 billion in tax increases.

Reps. Perillo and McGorty highlighted the following tax increases included in the budget:

-1% increase in the sales tax on food and beverages at restaurants
– A tax on motor-vehicle train-ins
-Increases the tax on ride-share services
– 10-cent tax on plastic bags
– Eliminates the sales tax exemption on digital downloads and dry cleaning services

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