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New Taxes and Laws Effective October 1

Posted on September 27, 2019 by hbrooks


As we transition out of summer and into autumn, we prepare for a number of new laws and tax and fee increases to take effect starting on October 1st. These new laws and taxes may have an impact on you, your business, and our community.

In an effort to keep you informed, please find a list of more noteworthy tax increases and new laws below:

Tax and Fee Increases Effective October 1st

These tax increases were included in the Democrats’ state budget passed this year, which House and Senate Republicans

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Rep. Wilson to Hold Office Hour in Warren

Posted on September 25, 2019 by hbrooks


WARREN – Please join State Representative David T. Wilson for a Legislative Office Hour in the Meeting Room at Warren Town Hall to discuss issues and priorities for the upcoming 2020 legislative session. Constituents may attend at any point throughout the hour and raise questions, concerns, or suggestions related to state government with Rep. Wilson.

Where: Warren Town Hall Meeting Room

When: Saturday, October 5, 2019, from 10:00 – 11:00am

This event is free and open to the public. If you are unable

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Rep. Wilson Attends Press Conference to Oppose New Taxes Effective Oct. 1

Posted on September 16, 2019 by hbrooks


HARTFORD State Representative David T. Wilson (R-66) on Thursday attended a press conference with House and Senate Republican lawmakers to discuss newly released details on the 7.35% “meals tax” to go into effect on October 1, 2019. The tax was included in the state budget passed by Democrats during the 2019 legislative session.

According to a Department of Revenue Services (DRS) policy statement issued this week, the Democrat-approved 7.35% tax will be applied to a long list of food items that

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2019-20 Legislative Internship Taking Applications

Posted on September 3, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


HARTFORD – The Connecticut General Assembly’s Legislative Internship Program is officially accepting applications. It’s a wonderful program designed to allow interns to engage in the state’s governmental processes, which means working directly with State Representatives and Senators, attending meetings and public hearings, as well as assisting with other administrative tasks.

All undergraduate students enrolled and matriculated in an accredited undergraduate degree program at a two- or four-year

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Revolutionary War Living History Day

Posted on August 23, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


Please join me on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at the Center Green in Litchfield for a Revolutionary War Living History Day. Activities begin at 10:00 a.m. and conclude with a performance by the Mattatuck Drum Band at 4:00 p.m.

This is a family-oriented event, with children’s activities running through the entirety of the day at the Congregational Church. There will also be reenactors taking on the personas of actual colonial-era residents of Litchfield. Other scheduled activities include demonstrations

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