Great News! Gov. Malloy Vetoes Product Warranty Bill

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Great news! On Friday, July 7, Governor Malloy vetoed S.B. 821, legislation affecting window, roofing, and siding warranties. This is a huge victory for the Lumber Dealers Association of Connecticut and the entire lumber and building materials industry. LDAC strongly opposed S.B. 821 since its introduction. The legislation would have been overly burdensome for manufacturers… Read more »

June 2017 – Legislative Update

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The following report is from Lumber Dealers Association of Connecticut (LDAC) lobbyist, Carrie Rand-Anastasiades of Nome Associates, and NRLA Manager of Government Affairs, Ashley Ranslow. The Conn. General Assembly finished their regular business June 7, but failed to find a way to close the $5-billion-dollar budget deficit the State will face for the next biennium…. Read more »

Repeal of CT Weatherization Sales Tax Exemption

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The Connecticut state legislature, in an effort to repair the budget deficit, repealed the sales tax exemption for residential weatherization products and compact fluorescent light bulbs. Effective Jan. 1, 2016 consumers will now have to pay sales tax on products including but not limited to: programmable thermostats; insulation; water heaters and water heater blankets; and… Read more »