Independent Audit: Funds for Sandy Hook First Responders ‘Used for Other Purposes’

Posted on December 6, 2019 by hbrooks


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HARTFORD – State Representative JP Sredzinski (R-112) on Thursday joined fellow House Republicans in calling attention to a recently completed independent audit concluding that a workers compensation fund for workers affected by the Sandy Hook shooting may have been misused by the United Labor Agency (ULA), a charity controlled by the AFL-CIO.

According to state auditors, the ULA violated its fiduciary responsibility by comingling these charitable funds in its coffers, making it difficult, if not

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Take my One-Question Survey on Governor Lamont’s Latest Tolls Plan!

Posted on November 15, 2019 by hbrooks


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Please consider taking my one-question survey about the transportation plan released by Governor Lamont last week. If the plan passes, 14 “temporary” tolls will be put up all across the state, including one on I-84 in Newtown.

The governor claims that the tolls will be taken down in 30+ plus years, when his $21.1 billion transportation package is paid off. My position on the subject remains the same: I am against any and all tolls, but let me know your thoughts by clicking this link: http://bit.ly/tollssurvey112.

Schedule Nightly Ramp Closures on I-84 Westbound in Newtown

Posted on October 28, 2019 by hbrooks


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The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing nightly ramp closures on I-84 westbound in Newtown at Exits 9 and 10 that are necessary to facilitate construction/safety improvement activities.

The Exit 9 ramps (on and off) will be closed nightly beginning on Monday, November 4, 2019, until Wednesday, November 6, 2019. 

The Exit 10 ramps (on and off) will be closed nightly beginning on Thursday, November 7, 2019, until Monday, November 11, 2019. 

The ramps will be closed each night beginning

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Newtown Legislative Delegation to Hold Forum for Businesses Regarding New Taxes and Policies

Posted on October 21, 2019 by hbrooks


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NEWTOWN – On Thursday, October 31, State Reps. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) and J.P. Sredzinski (R-112), along with State Sen. Tony Hwang (R-28), will be hosting an informational forum regarding new taxes, fees, and policies that may haunt (a Halloween play on words) Connecticut businesses and residents. The legislators will cover such topics as the recent minimum wage hike, the state’s new family leave program, and changes to the pass-through business entity tax.

Many of these policies, which were enacted

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Temporary Exit 10 Ramp Closures on I-84 Westbound, Newtown

Posted on October 4, 2019 by hbrooks


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The Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced the closures of on and off-ramps of Exit 10 on I-84 westbound in Newtown. The closure will begin Monday, October 7, at 10:00am and be completed on Friday, October 11, at 5:00am. The closures and detours are necessary to facilitate construction/safety improvement activities.

Detour Information:

  • Westbound Exit 10 off-ramp: Take exit 9 and follow signs to Route 25 to Route 6 to detour.
  • Westbound Exit 10 on-ramp: Follow detour Route 6

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