Spring 2019 – President’s Message

Greetings AMTA-CT! Springtime is the perfect time to reinvigorate your practice with AMTA-CT by your side.  Whether reinvigorating yourself with some new techniques or volunteering a few hours of your time, Spring is the perfect time to take on all those things you promised yourself you’d try.

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Government Relations’ ‘Info You Need!’

2019 looks to be, potentially be a very busy legislative session for our profession.  But first? Please MARK YOUR CALENDARS for 8 MAY 2019, a Wednesday, for Legislative Awareness Day (LAD).  This annual event is my personal favorite day to work with so many of my colleagues,

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Update on State of CT Budget and Sales Tax

From the moment that Governor Lamont released his budget, Becca and I have been hard at work! Massage Therapy is currently exempt from sales tax; the new budget is looking to remove that exemption. We had our Lobbyist submit our two letters, by hand, to Governor Lamont

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CT Conference 2019

The fourth annual Connecticut Chapter AMTA Conference is just around the corner and we have a great line-up of educators and exhibitors this year for you. We also have some exciting social events to go along with this years Conference as well. We are offering 18 Continuing

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Membership News

Anytime that we approach the end of a decade there is a period of introspection of the good and the bad. As I look over the last decade of activity in the AMTA, there are so many highpoints for the organization and the massage field overall. We

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Members, We Need Your Help

Did You Know? That the CT Chapter offers you benefits far beyond what National requires of us? Here is what we are required to offer: Three newsletters a year (We offer four) One community building event (We offer four) One annual membership meeting (We offer four) In

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Sales Tax Legislation Update

The Engage piece is active and over 240 emails have been sent! For those of you who either did not receive an email or have had errors using it, please contact Jason at jrichie@amtamassage.org, and he will help you. NOTE: This Engage piece is for AMTA members

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Proposed Budget – Taxing Massage Therapy

Gov Lamont’s proposed budget included taxing massage therapy. Our Lobbyist made us aware as soon as she knew. We were awaiting the final wording on the proposed Bill. As of now, I am working closely with the lobbyist, Becca & National AMTA to get the correct wording

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Call for Candidates: 2019 Election

The AMTA-CT Chapter wants YOU to be a part of the team! Consider running for or encouraging another AMTA member to run for an open position.    The application process is here. Applications are due 3/19/19. Note: One application PER POSITION. You may submit multiple applications.   Open elected positions:

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