Plainville Lawmakers Help Local Vets with Donations from Humvee Event

Posted on March 22, 2019 by jpheasant


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PLAINVILLE – State Representative William A. Petit Jr. (R-22) and Senator Henri Martin (R-31) wrapped up a successful ‘Stuff a Humvee’ event by donating several hundred pounds of nonperishable food, and other miscellaneous items to local veterans in need.

The lawmakers teamed up with SPC Johnny Velez and SPC Kimberly Westby, who brought the Humvee along with Gnazzo’s Food Center in Plainville to host the donation event. Senator Gennaro Bizzarro also stopped by to donate several nonperishable items

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Finance, Revenue and Bonding Public Hearing to Address Taxes

Posted on March 14, 2019 by jpheasant


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The Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee will be holding a public hearing tomorrow (Friday, March 15th) on three significant tax related bills that would have a tremendous impact the residents of Connecticut.

The public hearing begins at 10:30 in Room 2E of the Legislative Office Building, 300 Capitol Ave #5100, Hartford.

The three tax bills on the Finance, Revenue and Bonding’s agenda include:

  1. HB. 431:An Act Concerning Property Tax Reform. This bill would create a statewide one mill tax on real

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Rep. Petit Promotes Literacy Through National Reading Event

Posted on March 14, 2019 by jpheasant


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PLAINVILLE – In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday and the 22nd annual Read Across America Day, State Representative William A. Petit Jr. (R-22) joined in the nationwide celebration by reading to students from Linden Street School in Plainville and DiLoreto Magnet School in New Britain.

As part of the annual event, Rep. Petit bought copies of ‘Can I Be Your Dog‘ and once read, donated them to the 1st grade classrooms at both schools.

“Exposing children to any and all types of books at an early age will

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