Rep. Scott joins fellow Republicans in proposal to make Connecticut more affordable 

Posted on June 8, 2022

HARTFORD – Rep. Tony Scott, R-Monroe, joined his fellow Republicans on Tuesday in calling for a special legislative session to bring relief to struggling families as they face historic inflation, while state government surpluses continue to grow.

From dramatic increases at the gas pump, to the soaring cost of home heating oil, every one of us in this state has felt the financial squeeze.

With inflation at a 40-year high of more than 8%, it has increased the average costs per year for our families

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Rep. Scott to collect flags on June 12 in Newtown

Posted on May 19, 2022

NEWTOWN – For any residents who would like to respectfully retire their worn or frayed U.S. flags, Rep. Tony Scott (R-112) along with State Reps. Mitch Bolinksy (R-106), Raghib Allie-Brennan (D-2) and State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28) in cooperation with Newtown VFW Post #308 and Mighty Scout Troop #270 will collect them from noon to 2 p.m. on June 12 at the C.H. Booth Library in Newtown.

Prior to that date, the Newtown state legislative delegation will have two separate drop-off locations for worn

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Rep. Scott Issues Statement on Passage of State Budget in the House

Posted on May 3, 2022

HARTFORD – State Representative Tony Scott, R-112th, issued the following statement after the House advanced a proposed state budget, which passed along party lines early Tuesday morning.

Republicans offered an amendment to that budget document that would have prevented certain taxes from being implemented and would have reduced the state’s income tax, among other proposals that would have provided immediate relief. It failed along party lines.

“This is a budget proposal with hundreds of sections

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Rep. Scott applauds the passage of S.B. 333, which makes Connecticut more accessible for drivers with special needs

Posted on May 2, 2022

When people speak up, it can result in progress and real change. Today, I spoke in support of S.B. 333, a portion of which will give people who use bioptic lenses the ability to obtain their driver’s license.

This legislation, which passed unanimously today in the House and has already passed the Senate, was the result of my constituents in Monroe, Sandra Gabriel-Busa and her son, Max, who came forward and brought it to my attention. Under existing law, Max, who is on the high school wrestling team

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Reps. Bolinsky & Scott Join Senate & House Republicans in Unveiling $1.2 Billion Tax Relief Plan For Working and Middle-Class Families

Posted on April 22, 2022

HARTFORD – State Reps. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) and Tony Scott (R-112) along with Connecticut Senate and House Republican colleagues today, unveiled a $1.2 billion tax relief package aimed directly at providing tax savings for Connecticut’s working- and middle-class families.

The proposal reduces the state income tax for low- and middle-income families and individuals, reduces the state sales tax and eliminates the meals tax, extends the gas tax suspension, cuts the tax on diesel, expands property

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House passes H.B. 5146, which will help bring surplus food to those in need

Posted on April 19, 2022

Capitol Update: I joined my colleagues in the House tonight in voting in favor of passage of H.B. 5146, “An Act Concerning Food Donation,” which secured unanimous approval. It will make it easier for supermarkets to donate their edible surplus produce and other items to food relief organizations that are in need.

The goal of this bill is to help alleviate hunger in the state, while reducing waste at the same time. The bill also creates a task force to study the implementation of the program to determine

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Report details power issues in Monroe

Posted on April 11, 2022

In the past two months, some residents in Monroe have experienced cycling of their power as it rapidly turns off and on. Eversource has released an update about that issue, which they say was related to a failure of a switch that was caused by icing on a power line, a downed tree and another issue with software. I am continuing to communicate with the company and provide them with your feedback about the situation.

You can read a report about the issues by clicking on the picture above or at this

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Rep. Tony Scott issues statement on suspension of gas tax, which will save drivers 25 cents per gallon

Posted on March 23, 2022

Rep. Tony Scott, R-Monroe, issued the following statement after he voted to suspend the state’s 25 cent excise tax on gasoline, which, will go into effect on April 1 and run until June 30. It will also allocate federal funding that will make public bus service free during that time and the state will suspend taxes on clothing and footwear from April 10 to April 16.

“House and Senate Republicans have been calling for a suspension of the gas tax for weeks because we are hearing from residents daily

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Connecticut families need relief at the gas pump, here’s our plan to help

Posted on March 14, 2022

HARTFORD – Drivers need relief at the pump and they need it now.

Gas prices have now passed an average of $4.41 per gallon, families are struggling to make ends meet due to this dramatic increase. My fellow House Republicans have called on Democrats to support our emergency legislation that would suspend the Petroleum Gross Earning Tax through July 1 of this year.

Suspending that state tax, would provide drivers with 26.4 cent, per gallon relief. Connecticut’s prices are above the national average

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Newtown Legislators Collect Pet Food for Local Furry Friends

Posted on March 10, 2022

NEWTOWN – In what can only be described as a successful drive, State Reps. Tony Scott (R-112) and Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) along with State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28) joined the monthly FAITH Food Pantry for a cat and dog food drive behind St. Rose Church.

During tough economic times, especially with the rising cost of human and pet food, and other essential goods due to high inflation, pet owners are being forced to choose on whether to buy food for themselves or their pet.

Rep. Mitch Bolinsky said,

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