Posted on August 9, 2019 by jdooley
Posted on July 31, 2019 by jdooley
I want to remind the residents of Bethany, Cheshire, and Prospect that a new state law on placing a ten cent tax on plastic bags takes effect on August 1st.
The legislation, Public Act 19-117, which was a section of the state budget, creates a statewide plastic bag fee of .10 cents per “single-use checkout bag” that must be collected by retailers making sales in Connecticut.
The collectors of this fee include a “store” defined as any retailer who is registered for Connecticut sales tax that sells…
Posted on July 24, 2019 by jdooley
Zupkus Opposes Special Deal for Hartford
HARTFORD- State Rep. Lezlye Zupkus (R-89) voted against a sweetheart school construction deal for the City of Hartford Monday in the legislature’s Special Session.
Normally, the state school construction bill passes without opposition but today many members including Rep. Zupkus objected to language giving Hartford additional reimbursement which was higher than is typically given to town school projects. The total amount of state funds in school construction…