2020 Major Issues Report – Office of Legislative Research

Posted on January 13, 2020 by admin


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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Every year, before the legislative session begins, the non-partisan Office of Legislative Research (OLR) publishes a report on the major issues that could be taken up by the legislature. OLR provides brief descriptions on several topics, including but not limited to: the state budget, opioid drug addiction, education funding, and Connecticut’s business climate.

 

You can view or download the 2020 Major Issues Report HERE

Sincerely,

Tami Zawistowski – State Representative

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New Laws – Jan. 1st 2020

Posted on December 30, 2019 by admin


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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

I’d like to wish you and your families a happy, healthy and rewarding New Year! I thought you might like to be aware of some new laws going into effect on January 1, 2020.

To start, there are some new taxes (which I opposed), including:

  • 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 tax rate will be expanded to interior design services
  • Safety Apparel – Tax exempt status on safety apparel is repealed, subjecting these items to existing sales tax rate (reflective vests, protective gloves, etc.)

However, there are some new laws going into effect that may be helpful to you and your families:

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Mark Your Calendar – Coffee and Conversation

Posted on December 16, 2019 by admin


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Dear Friends & Neighbors,

As your voice in Hartford, I want to hear from you! Please join me for Coffee and Conversation about state issues before the 2020 legislative session begins in February.

Join me in Suffield, East Granby and Windsor:

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