No Tax on Social Security

February 14, 2017

Exempting your Social Security from the state income tax! The General Assembly’s Select Committee on Aging, which I'm on, approved House Bill 6987, "An Act Exempting Social Security Benefits from State Income Tax".

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Gov’s Budget Proposal

February 10, 2017

The governor’s proposed budget is the first step in the process. It will be digested....reviewed....and ultimately changed numerous times before the Legislature approves a final budget later this spring.

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Crumbling Basements

February 8, 2017

The Connecticut Coalition Against Crumbling Basements had an information booth set up in the State Capitol complex today. We have a number of bills before the legislature on failing foundations due to the mineral pyrrhotite in the concrete aggregate. I had an informative discussion and am interested in hearing all ideas on this multi-billion dollar crisis.

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Coal Tar is Dangerous

February 6, 2017

Coal Tar is a toxic substance. This bill (HB 5884) seeks to limit human exposure and protect the environment...but does it go far enough?

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