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Tolls Informational Forum

Posted on March 18, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


I wanted you to be aware and spread the word about a regional forum I set up in Danbury, to flush out details and learn about tolls on Monday, April 1, 2019 at Danbury City Hall beginning at 7:00 p.m. I will be hosting the forum, along with Reps. Sredzinski, Harding, Smith and others. The presenters will be the Republican Ranking Members of the legislature’s Transportation Committee, State Sen. Henri Martin and State Rep. Laura Devlin.

The Transportation Committee and we legislators have already

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Share your thoughts on new taxes…

Posted on March 14, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


 Opportunity to Testify and/or Submit Written Testimony 

This Friday, the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee of the General Assembly will be holding a public hearing on Governor Lamont’s proposed revenue budget and the Senate Democrat Leader’s proposal to institute a statewide property tax and a statewide car tax.

As you may have heard, Governor Lamont’s proposed budget, SB 877 ‘An Act Concerning Revenue Items to Implement the Governor’s Budget’, expands many taxes, including the sales tax to

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Rep. Bolinsky Advocates for Rare Disease Awareness and Research

Posted on March 6, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


HARTFORD – Newtown’s State Representative, Mitch Bolinsky participated in the 2019 National Organization for Rare Diseases (NORD) Advocacy Day at the Capitol last Thursday. After he welcomed attendees and pledged continued support for the treatment and research to conquer their rare diseases, Sandy Hook resident, Daniela Delgado, took the podium and captivated the crowd with her story of being a one of the 30-million people, half of whom are children, to have a rare disease and her amazing battle to help others.

“Daniela is an amazing young lady,” said Rep. Bolinsky. “Although just a sixth-grader, she has more than the courage to battle von Wildebrand Disease, a rare and serious bleeding disorder, and Ehlers Danlos Disease, that causes her joints to dislocate easily and triggers constant pain to her head, neck, shoulders, arms and legs. She has the drive to succeed in school and excel as a motivational speaker, spreading her special message of hope to others. She also is the founder and driving force behind ‘Daniela’s Little Wish’, a non-profit that ‘Bakes and delivers smiles around the world,’ providing free birthday cakes for kids with rare diseases and disabilities. You can find out more about her and her mission on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social media sites.”

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