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Sen Linares meets with Spanish American Merchants Association

February 4, 2013 Business, Local News No Comments
State Sen. Art Linares on Feb. 4 met with former Hartford State Rep. Art Feltman (center) and Spanish American Merchants Association (SAMA) Executive Director Julio Mendoza (at right) to discuss policies to help Connecticut small businesses grow jobs. Submitted photo.

State Sen. Art Linares on Feb. 4 met with former Hartford State Rep. Art Feltman (center) and Spanish American Merchants Association (SAMA) Executive Director Julio Mendoza (at right) to discuss policies to help Connecticut small businesses grow jobs. Submitted photo.

State Sen. Art Linares on Feb. 4 met at the State Capitol complex with former Hartford State Rep. Art Feltman and Spanish American Merchants Association (SAMA) Executive Director Julio Mendoza to discuss policies that can help Connecticut small businesses grow jobs.

Sen. Linares is trying to make Connecticut more business-friendly by eliminating the state’s business entity tax, which is currently paid by more than 118,000 Connecticut businesses.

The Spanish American Merchants Association (www.samact.org), is a Connecticut non-profit organization created to assist business people, in particular Latinos, to acquire a better understanding of economic principles.

The organization seeks to promote business expansion, job creation, economic growth and entrepreneurship.

The group now boasts a membership of more than 500 Latino business owners and organizations statewide.

Sen. Linares  (www.senatorlinares.com) can be reached at Art.Linares@cga.ct.gov or at 800-842-1421.

He represents Chester, Clinton, Colchester, Deep River, East Haddam, East Hampton, Essex, Haddam, Lyme, Old Saybrook, Portland and Westbrook.

Posted February 4, 2013 based on a press release

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