Barkhamsted, Granby, Hartland and New Hartford

Granby Coffee Hour January 22nd

Posted on January 17, 2019 by admin


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

This coming Tuesday, January 22nd I will be joining Granby First Selectman B. Scott Kunhly for a Coffee Hour at Granby Town Hall (15 North Granby Road, Granby) from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Join us to share your questions, thoughts and concerns about state and local issues.

You can also RSVP on Facebook

2019 Major Issues Report

Posted on January 10, 2019 by admin


The state’s nonpartisan Office of Legislative Research (OLR) has issued its report on important issues that the General Assembly may face during the 2019 legislative session that began January 9th. You can view or download the report by clicking HERE.

As always, feel free to contact my office at 800-842-1423 if you have questions, concerns or ideas about issues related to state government.

Rep. Simanski Takes Oath of Office for Fifth Term in the General Assembly

Posted on January 9, 2019 by admin


HARTFORD- State Representative Bill Simanski (R-62) took the oath-of-office for his fifth term representing the 62nd General Assembly district which includes Barkhamsted, Granby, Hartland and New Hartford on Wednesday, January 9th.

“I am humbled to begin another two year term representing the people of the 62nd district,” said Rep. Simanski. “Our state continues to face major challenges, looming deficits for the next biennial budget, slow economic growth and an unaffordable cost of living. I am eager to work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle and the new administration to bring structural changes to restore opportunity and affordability.”

Rep. Simanski will continue in leadership roles as Assistant Republican Leader and on the Bill Screening Committee. Additionally he will serve as a member of the budget-writing Appropriations Committee, the Banking Committee and the Education Committee.

The 2019 Legislative Session will run for a five month period from January 9th to June 5th. Rep. Simanski can be reached at or 860-240-8700.