The two-year budget will provide real property tax relief to working families and small businesses from the largest cities to the smallest towns. Part of that tax relief is a direct car tax cut of more than $60 million across the state. See how much your town will benefit under this plan.
We’ve passed a first-in-the-nation ban on potentially deceptive and unpredictable variable-rate electricity contracts.
“Each year, more than a dozen Connecticut children die needlessly due to unsafe sleep practices. By educating parents before they leave the hospital following their child’s birth, we can potentially influence the parents’ behavior and possibly save a child’s life.” – Senator Martin Looney
Our Safe Sleep plan has been signed into law by the governor.
Our plan to help home caregivers when a patient is discharged from the hospital. The bill passed with bipartisan support in both chambers .
Senate Democrats’ proposal to offer a major tax break for retired veterans by providing a 100 percent exemption from the state income tax for federally taxable military retirement pay has passed as part of the state budget.
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July 29, 2015 —State Senators Steve Cassano, Martin Looney and Bob Duff joined Hartford Distributors Chief Executive Officer Ross Hollander to talk about the forthcoming motor vehicle tax changes, which will provide several thousand dollars in tax relief over the next few years.
July 28, 2015 —Senate and House Leaders visited Auto Sales II in Hamden to highlight the hundreds of thousands of dollars businesses and residents will save beginning in 2016 as a result of car tax relief.
Tell your Congressional delegation to vote NO on federal preemption of states’ cybersecurity protections.
July 21, 2015 — Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff and Attorney General George Jepsen urge members of Congress to stand against cybersecurity legislation that, as currently written, will provide less protection to consumers than current Connecticut law.