Zupkus, Area Legislators Call for Early Detection of Breast Cancer at Informational Forum

Posted on October 16, 2019 by jdooley


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BETHANY- To commemorate October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, State Representative Lezlye Zupkus (R-89) & State Senator George Logan (R-17) with Special Guest House Republican Leader Themis Klarides (R-114) hosted an informational forum about Breast Cancer at the Lakeview Lodge in Bethany.

In 2016, Reps. Klarides and Zupkus supported legislation in the General Assembly calling for health insurance coverage for Tomosynthesis breast cancer screenings. 3D Tomosynthesis saves lives through better

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State Rep. Lezlye Zupkus: 2019 Legislative Survey

Posted on October 9, 2019 by jdooley


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Join Area Legislators for a Breast Cancer Awareness Forum

Posted on September 26, 2019 by jdooley


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HARTFORD- In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, State Representative Lezlye Zupkus (R-89) & State Senator George Logan (R-17) with Special Guest House Republican Leader Themis Klarides (R-114) will be hosting an informational forum about Breast Cancer on October 7th.

  • DATE: Monday, October 7
  • TIME: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
  • LOCATION: Lakeview Lodge, 265 Beacon Road in Bethany

The forum will include information on early detection, treatment, and recently passed legislation regarding detection options.

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Rep. Zupkus: Grocery Tax is Back; Hurting CT Families

Posted on September 13, 2019 by jdooley


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HARTFORD – State Rep. Lezlye Zupkus (R-89) along with Senate and House Republican colleagues announced newly released details on a grocery store tax included in the Democrat state budget set to go into effect October 1, 2019 which could potentially encompass all cooked food from a rotisserie chicken to eight ounces of soup.

The Democrat-approved 7.35% tax will be applied to a long list of food items that have never been taxed when sold in grocery stores before, according to the state Department of

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Zupkus Calls on Lamont to Stop Punishing Towns and Cities and Release Money for Agreed Upon Local Projects

Posted on September 12, 2019 by jdooley


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HARTFORD–State Representative Lezlye Zupkus (R-89) joined the House Republican leadership today in calling on Gov. Lamont to stop holding local projects hostage in an effort to secure his plan for highway tolls.

The bond package has been delayed for months as the governor continues to push for tolls. All of the items Republicans singled out were part of the governor’s original bonding proposal and were later supported by Democrats on the Finance Committee but were never taken up by the majority party

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State Rep. Lezlye Zupkus: Legislative Internship Program 2020

Posted on September 6, 2019 by jdooley


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I would like to let the students in my district know that the Connecticut General Assembly is now accepting applications for the 2020 Legislative Internship Program!

As a member of the legislature’s Internship Committee, I have a great appreciation for the program and the value being an intern can provide you. A legislative internship is something that will stay with you forever, teaching you about the legislative process, teamwork, working collegially across party lines and working with constituents

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Zupkus Votes to Provide Heating Assistance to 82,000 CT Families

Posted on August 26, 2019 by jdooley


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HARTFORD- In a bi-partisan, unanimous vote to provide fuel assistance to low income families across Connecticut, State Rep. Lezlye Zupkus (R-89) supported this year’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Plan in the Appropriations committee today.

During a joint meeting of the Appropriations, Energy, and Human Services committees, Zupkus voted unanimously for the federal block grant LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Plan) that helps low income households cover the costs of deliverable fuels.

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State Rep. Lezlye Zupkus: Tax Free Week August 18-24

Posted on August 9, 2019 by jdooley


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A main staple in the month of August has always been the annual tax free week right before Connecticut students head back to school. This year legislators fought back attempts by the governor to end the weekly tax break event which benefits so many state families.
Per state statute, the 19th Annual Sales Tax Free Week begins on the third Sunday of August and runs until the following Saturday.
  • 2019 Sales Tax Free Week dates are: Sunday, August 18, through Saturday, August 24, 2019.
Tax Free Week

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Rep. Zupkus: New ‘Plastic Bag’ Tax Starts August 1st

Posted on July 31, 2019 by jdooley


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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

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Zupkus Opposes Special Deal for Hartford

Posted on July 24, 2019 by jdooley


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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

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