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Newtown Officials Participate in Wartime Service Medal Ceremony

Posted on September 23, 2022 by jdooley


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NEWTOWN – State Representatives Mitch Bolinsky (R-133) along with State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28) participated in a Connecticut Wartime Service Medal Ceremony hosted at Newtown High School on Thursday, September 22nd.

The Newtown legislative delegation presented the medals alongside the Commissioner of Department of Veterans’ Affairs, (DVA) Tom Saadi. The ceremony honored almost 100 Newtown Veterans, seven were awarded posthumously.

“I can honestly say this was one of the most gratifying and humbling

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Bolinsky Votes for Low-Income Heating Assistance

Posted on August 30, 2022 by jdooley


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Bolinsky Votes for Low-Income Heating Assistance

Disappointed Plan Doesn’t help more

NEWTOWN- State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) voted in favor of the new Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) allocation plan which anticipates $79 million in federal funds in the Appropriations Committee today.

His vote was cast with extreme disappointment, as Rep. Bolinsky expressed to the Department of Social Services during the public hearing regarding the plan, which is $60 million less than last year.

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Rep. Bolinsky: Make your voice heard on health insurance rate hikes!

Posted on July 22, 2022 by jdooley


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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

The Connecticut Insurance Department is considering substantial proposed rate increases for individual and small group (for employers with 50 or fewer workers) insurance markets. The average of the proposed rate increases is 20% which is well above what I consider reasonable, especially with inflation at a 40-year-high and high prices of food, services and energy already taking too much money out of your wallet.

Nine health insurance providers covering approximately 206,000

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