Take My 2023 Legislative Survey!

Posted on April 3, 2023


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Below, I encourage you to fill out my 2023 Legislative Survey which includes a brief set of questions on what issues matter most to YOU! Your participation in this survey will help me to better represent your interests as our legislature begins to vote on key bills on the House floor.

To access the form, please click the link here: Rep. Ackert 2023 Legislative Survey

This survey consists of questions relating to both state and local issues ranging from the economy to crime,

Ackert Earns 100% Voting Record – 2023 Session

Posted on August 10, 2023


(HARTFORD) — On Tuesday, the Connecticut House Clerk’s Office released the 2023 Legislative Session Voting Records for the state legislature. State Representative Tim Ackert (R-Coventry) proudly earned a 100% voting and attendance record, representing the towns of Bolton, Columbia, Coventry, Lebanon, and Tolland.

“I am proud to once again earn a 100% voting record,” said Ackert. “Being a state representative continues to be one of my favorite responsibilities and I look forward to prioritizing the

Ackert Joins CT Republican Legislators for Street Takeover Forum

Posted on June 13, 2023


(TOLLAND) — On Thursday, June 8th, State Representative Tim Ackert (R-8) joined State Representative Tammy Nuccio (R-53) and State Senator Jeff Gordon (R-35) at Tolland Middle School for a Public Forum on Street Takeovers across the state. Recently, a street takeover incident occurred in Tolland where more than 100 people blocked an intersection, surrounded residents in their vehicles, and caused extensive damage.

Additionally, the panel consisted of State Police representatives including former

Ackert Supports CT State Budget Agreement

Posted on June 7, 2023


(HARTFORD) — On early Tuesday morning, the Connecticut House of Representatives successfully passed the Biennial State Budget Agreement for Fiscal Year 2024-2025. Classified as House Bill 6941, the 832-page budget document was delivered to legislators’ desks at 3:00AM on Monday morning, giving representatives only a few hours to unpack all its details before casting their final vote.

The $51 billion budget, spent over the course of two years, adopted several aspects proposed by House Republicans

Rep. Ackert & Rep. DeCaprio’s 2023 Coloring Contest – *VIDEO**

Posted on June 2, 2023


(LEBANON) — On Thursday morning, State Representative Tim Ackert (R-8) and State Representative Mark DeCaprio (R-48) hosted the 2023 Lebanon Elementary School Coloring Contest, selecting what they believed were the best depictions of Lebanon town landmarks. Students K-4th grade submitted almost 100 different original pictures of their favorite historic spots from their hometown including the Town Hall, churches, and more.

“Even though Rep. DeCaprio doesn’t have a window in his office, beautiful

Ackert Celebrates Passing of Unclaimed Property Bill

Posted on May 31, 2023


(HARTFORD) – On Tuesday evening, the Connecticut House of Representatives successfully passed a bill that would establish a task force to study the effects of unclaimed and abandoned property on homeowners and residents throughout the state. State Representative Tim Ackert (R-8) celebrated the passing of House Bill 6551: An Act Requiring the Office Of Policy And Management To Establish A Working Group To Study The Impact Of Unclaimed Or Abandoned Real Property On Municipalities, which received unanimous

Ackert Announces Registered Apprenticeship Educator Program

Posted on May 16, 2023


(HARTFORD) — On May 16th, State Representative Tim Ackert (R-8) joined Governor Ned Lamont and others to announce the launch of a new teacher Registered Apprenticeship Program for educators in Connecticut. In collaboration with Commissioner Russell-Tucker of the Connecticut State Department of Education and Commissioner Bartolomeo of the Connecticut Department of Labor, this $3 million initiative will double the number of high schools offering programs for aspiring educators and help expand educator

State of Connecticut Announces $9 million to 50 Recreational Trails/Parks

Posted on May 15, 2023


(HARTFORD) — On May 15th, State Representative Tim Ackert (R-8) joined Governor Lamont in celebrating the announcement of $9 million in state grants towards building, expanding, and improving 50 recreational parks and trails across Connecticut. This includes parks and trails in Coventry, Lebanon, and Columbia, CT. Improvements to signage, lighting, trails, and more are all scheduled to be completed by 2026.

The following in-district parks/trails have received funding:

Ackert Joins Hytone Farms to Reduce Methane Emissions

Posted on May 13, 2023


(COVENTRY) — On May 9th, State Representative Tim Ackert (R-8) joined Hytone Farm, LLC of Coventry, CT as they unveiled their AG-Grid Anaerobic Digester to effectively reduce methane emissions from local food and animal waste. Owner, Greg Peracchio, was joined by federal and state legislators, agricultural commissioners, and Rashi Akki, CEO of Ag-Grid Energy, during the ceremony.

“I am excited to see the benefits of this remarkable technology right here in Coventry,” said Rep. Ackert. “The Peracchio

Ackert Welcomes UCONN Men’s Basketball Champions to House Chambers

Posted on April 28, 2023


(HARTFORD) — Yesterday, State Representative Tim Ackert (R-8) was proudly selected to welcome the 2023 University of Connecticut’s Men’s Champion Basketball Team to the State Capitol. The team, who received an official citation from leaders of the General Assembly, were joined by Coach Dan Hurley and assistant coaches to celebrate the victory.

“Congratulations on winning the school’s fifth men’s basketball championship!”, said Ackert in his speech. “The team’s performance and buzz reverberated beyond

Ackert Presents Citations to Korean & Vietnam War Veterans

Posted on April 25, 2023


(COVENTRY) — On Monday night, State Representative Tim Ackert (R-8) joined Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz to present official citations recognizing the bravery and service of several Korean and Vietnam War Veterans. The event was held at the Coventry High School Veterans Auditorium and included brief speeches followed by a segment where veterans could share stories and ask elected officials questions.

“I am grateful to the Department of Veterans Affairs for organizing this ceremony, acknowledging