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OLR’s ‘Issues Affecting’ Reports…

Posted on August 12, 2021

Every year the Office of Legislative Research (OLR), the non-partisan research agency utilized by the Connecticut General Assembly, produces reports on notable legislation that passed during the legislative session.

These reports range from a variety of topics, including:

  • Acts Affecting Taxes (read)
  • Acts Affecting Veterans and the Military (read)
  • Acts Affecting Energy and Utilities (read)

To access these reports, visit OLR’s website. The current list of published reports for 2021 may be updated

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Sales Tax-Free Week Begins August 15th

Posted on August 12, 2021

With school less than two weeks away for some students, I want to remind you to take advantage of the upcoming “Tax Free Week” which runs from Sunday, August 15 through Saturday, August 21.

This one-week event eliminates Connecticut’s 6.35 percent sales tax on clothing and footwear costing less than $100 per item. Since sales tax is calculated after the use of any coupons or discounts, if the final price per item is less than $100, the sale is exempt from taxes.

Please consult with

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Conservative Caucus Says NO to Governor Lamont’s “Emergency” Powers Being Extended

Posted on July 12, 2021

HARTFORD – The Connecticut General Assembly (CGA) Conservative Caucus today denounced Governor Lamont’s latest attempt to extend his Emergency Authority and urged their colleagues to reject the move, calling it misguided and an abuse of the federal system designed to help states combat the spread of Covid-19.

Governor Lamont recently announced that he intends to continue his takeover of various powers of the legislature through at least September 30, 2021, claiming continued public health and civil

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