Posted on August 26, 2019 by jdooley
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. Read More
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…