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Rep. Bolinsky Announces Support of Anti-Age Discrimination Law

Posted on January 16, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon


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Newtown – State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-Newtown) participated in a pre-session press conference held at the Legislative Office Building on Thursday, January 16, to address age discrimination and its impact on mature workers in the hiring process. Bolinsky was joined by several Republican and Democrat lawmakers, as well as membership from AARP and business leaders represented by the Connecticut Business Industry Association (CBIA), to announce a new bill eliminating the obligation of job applicants

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Take My 2020 Legislative Survey!

Posted on January 6, 2020 by hbrooks


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The 2020 legislative session begins on February 5th, and, in preparation, I have put together a survey based on issues that will likely come before the legislature this year. I encourage you to take the survey by clicking here.

Your input on these issues is vital because it will help me be a more effective representative of our district. Please note, your responses will be kept confidential, but I will be communicating aggregated results when the survey closes.

If you have any questions or concerns

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New Taxes and Laws Effective January 1

Posted on December 31, 2019 by hbrooks


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I want to wish you and your families a safe and happy New Year! With 2019 coming to an end, you should be aware of new taxes and laws that will be going into effect on January 1, 2020.

These new taxes, which I opposed when they came up for debate earlier in the year, include:

  • Dry Cleaning – Existing state sales tax rate will be expanded to dry cleaning services & laundry services
  • Parking – Existing state sales tax rate will be expanded to parking fees
  • Interior Design Service – Existing state sales

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