Made-In-CT Bill Clears House

April 20, 2016

A measure that would allow state manufacturers to add a “Made-in-CT” logo to their locally produced products passed the House of Representatives.

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Perone Talks Casinos at "Meet The Leaders"

March 10, 2016

I was invited to “Meet the Leaders” to discuss the need to increase state revenue including the implications of bringing in new state casinos.

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New CT Casino Needs Study

February 26, 2016

The implications of allowing state-wide casino gambling without having all the facts of its potential impact to the state is a missed opportunity. I am introducing legislation requiring the state to conduct a substantive review of the costs and benefits of expanding commercial casinos in Connecticut. As co-chair of the legislature’s Commerce Committee, I am accustomed to considering a wide range of proposals that purport to improve or enhance economic development. In doing so, I rely on a thorough investigation of the facts and a conscientious review of relevant data which is precisely what would be achieved by a comprehensive, independent study.

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Chairing a National Tax Meeting

November 20, 2015

I am excited to be chairing an important meeting of the National Conference of State Legislatures’ (NCSL) Executive Committee Task Force on State and Local Taxation this weekend.

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