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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Rep. Petit Testifies on Bills to Increase Public Safety

Posted on March 11, 2019 by jpheasant


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HARTFORD – State Representative William A. Petit Jr. (R-22) testified in front of the Judiciary Committee on behalf of three pieces of legislation designed to increase public safety by reforming the state’s current Earned Risk Reduction Credit Program.

HB-5525, would require inmates complete eligible programs in order to earn risk reduction credits. Anyone who fails to adhere to the inmate’s offender accountability plan, or tests positive on a drug test would face a loss of any or all of such earned

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