Posted on November 7, 2019 by admin
Governor Lamont intends to issue a new transportation plan. It’s been reported the proposal will include 14 “temporary” tolls, which the Governor’s administration is describing as a “user fee” that eventually would be phased out when transportation project loans are paid off.
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Posted on November 1, 2019 by admin
WINDSOR – State Representative Tami Zawistowski (R-61) recently attended a ceremony for the renaming of the I-91 Bloomfield Avenue Overpass as, “The Windsor Volunteer Firefighter Memorial Overpass”.
The name change executed by the Department of Transportation (DOT) honors the long history of service of Windsor’s current and former volunteer firefighters that have been protecting the town since 1830.
Posted on October 11, 2019 by admin
Digital Goods – The current tax on digital goods of 1% will increase to 6.35%. This increase applies to a myriad of online services, including, but not limited to, TV streaming services (e.g. Netflix, Hulu), online music (e.g. Spotify, Apple Music), eBooks, and in-app purchases made on smartphones.
With an increased percentage of residents streaming and downloading their content (e.g. music, movies, smartphone apps, etc.), as opposed to watching on traditional cable television or listening on the radio, Democrats and the governor hiked taxes on digital consumers. This is an effort to capture a new revenue stream as people flee cable for lower cost options.