Posted on May 15, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon
HARTFORD – During Tuesday’s House Session, State Representative David T. Wilson (R-Litchfield) voted to strengthen and expand the state’s existing drug penalty laws. The bill, which was approved unanimously, classifies fentanyl as a narcotic and increases penalties associated with possession and other related crimes.
“The opioid epidemic is not slowing down. We continue to lose too many members of our communities to addiction. A way in which we can proactive, is to try and limit the availability…
Posted on May 10, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon
Hartford – The House of Representatives debated raising the state’s minimum wage for over twelve hours, beginning on the evening of Wednesday, May 8th and concluding in the afternoon of Thursday, May 9th. State Representative David T. Wilson (R-Litchfield) opposed the bill, but it ended up passing by a final vote tally of 85 – 59, with two Democrats joining all Republicans in the dissenting vote.
“We tried to make this piece of legislation better by offering several amendments and counter points…
Posted on May 2, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon
Here’s a compilation of some of the many tax changes offered by Governor Lamont in his plan and by legislative Democrats through a recent Finance Committee vote. It remains to be seen which of these ideas will end up in a final budget plan to be voted on by the General Assembly’s full membership.
Posted on April 23, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon
Woodbury – State Representative David T. Wilson (R-Litchfield) and State Senator Eric Berthel (R-Watertown) hosted a coffee hour at the Charcoal Chef. Woodbury’s state legislators hosted the event in order to provide an update on the current legislative session and to answer any questions those in attendance had.
“I want to thank those who were able to participate in our coffee hour last week. Sen. Berthel and I facilitated a quality discussion on the major topics being debated in Hartford including…
Posted on April 10, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon
Woodbury – State Representative David T. Wilson (R-Litchfield) and State Senator Eric Berthel (R-Watertown) will be hosting a Coffee & Conversation at the Charcoal Chef (670 Main Street, Woodbury) for a legislative update on the current session. The event will take place on Friday, April 19, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. It is also a good opportunity to voice any concerns or ask questions about state government. The event is free and open to the public.
If you have any questions about the event, you…