2020 Major Issues Report

Posted on January 13, 2020 by admin


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The state’s non-partisan Office of Legislative Research (OLR) has issued its report on important issues that the General Assembly may face during the 2020 legislative session that begins on February 5th.

You can view or download the report by clicking here.

This is also your opportunity to contact me with bill proposals or ideas.

As always, if you have additional questions or concerns, please contact my office at (800) 842-1423, or email me at William.Petit@housegop.ct.gov. You can also follow my

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New Laws Effective January 1st 2020

Posted on December 30, 2019 by admin


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I want to wish you and your families a safe and happy New Year! With 2019 coming to an end, you should be aware of new taxes and laws that will be going into effect on January 1, 2020.

These new taxes, which I opposed when they came up for debate earlier in the year, include:

  • Dry Cleaning – Existing state sales tax rate will be expanded to dry cleaning services & laundry services
  • Parking – Existing state sales tax rate will be expanded to parking fees
  • Interior Design Service – Existing state sales

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State Rep. Petit and Sen. Martin to Host Town Hall Meeting in Plainville on Thursday, January 30th

Posted on December 20, 2019 by admin


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State Rep. William Petit Jr., (R-22) and State Sen. Henri Martin (R-31) will host a Town Hall Meeting in Plainville to update constituents on legislative issues and discuss priorities for the upcoming 2020 session.

WHEN: Thursday, January 30th, 2020 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Plainville Municipal Center, 1 Central Square, Council Chambers, Plainville, CT

This event is free of charge and open to the public. If you have any questions, or are unable to attend but would still like to connect with

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