2019 Legislative Accomplishments

July 1, 2019

As we wrapped up the last six months of work, one of the most talked about issues was the state budget, but equally important are many measures we passed that may be of interest to you, some of which have already been signed by Governor Lamont.

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CT Tax Exemptions For Pensions Clarified

June 21, 2019

Over the past few months, you may have seen some news about the income tax exemption for Social Security, pension, and annuity incomes. I have received many questions, and wanted to clarify that the exemption stands.

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Breaking Down the Budget

June 4, 2019

The House of Representatives and Senate passed a budget this week which is responsible, stable, and funds the Rainy Day Fund at historic levels. The budget makes significant investments in education, job growth, and economic development while holding the line on spending. The growth rate for fixed costs in the General Fund is 1.3% and for non-fixed costs is simply 0.03%.

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House Passes Bill Concerning Senior Nutrition Programs, State Department of Aging and Disability Services of

May 22, 2019

The House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation changing the name of the state Department of Rehabilitative Services to the Department of Aging and Disability Services, and increasing funding for elderly nutrition programs to ensure equitable rates for meals on wheels programs Monday afternoon.

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