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Bolinsky: State, Local Officials & Newtown Community Help Rehab Bear Cubs

Posted on May 18, 2022


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NEWTOWN- State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) hailed final resolution to rehabilitate the two orphaned bear cubs after their mother was fatally shot in Newtown.

The momma bear, known as Bobbi, was a local celebrity of sorts, even having her own social media presence.  The shooting incident, under investigation by state conservation authorities, left her two cubs under the care of local wildlife official as local advocates and leaders negotiated on behalf of rescuing the two young cubs, contrary to the

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Newtown Delegation Collecting Tattered U.S. Flags

Posted on May 17, 2022


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NEWTOWN — To pay tribute to the Flag Day holiday, State Reps. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106), Tony Scott (R-112), Raghib Allie-Brennan (D-2) and state Senator Tony Hwang (R-28) in cooperation with Newtown VFW Post #308 and Mighty Scout Troop #270 are helping Newtown residents dispose of their worn American flags in a dignified and respectful way.

The U.S. Flag Code specifies that old American flags no longer in service must be properly disposed, and the lawmakers are offering this service free of charge,

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Bolinsky Supports Expanded Coverage for Breast Cancer Coverage

Posted on May 5, 2022


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HARTFORD- State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) co-sponsored and supported legislation expanding a law to cover diagnostic breast cancer testing, as well as other important related coverages for those insured by either Individual or Group Health Insurance plans.

Rep. Bolinsky, said, “Early detection is essential to beating this cancer and, to this day, patients often delay diagnostic screening because their insurance either does not cover it or, charges large out-of-pocket deductibles.  This makes no

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Rep. Bolinsky Supports Comprehensive Bill Addressing Children’s Mental Health Crisis

Posted on April 28, 2022


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(HARTFORD, CT) – State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) hailed the unanimous passage of a bipartisan, ground-breaking children’s mental health proposal in the House of Representatives today, to address critical short and long-term mental and behavioral health needs of Connecticut’s children. The bill, cosponsored by Bolinsky, will address a combination of factors that have traditionally limited youth-access to appropriate social/emotional care, at this time of great need. A new state infrastructure will

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Bolinsky Supports CT Law Enforcement

Posted on April 21, 2022


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HARTFORD- State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) expressed disappointment with the defeat of an amendment that looks to provide our law enforcement officers with additional tools do their job.

The amendment, LCO 5100, was proposed by House Republicans in response to recent upticks in criminal activity in communities around Connecticut, It included four revisions to the police accountability law passed in a 2020 special-session:

  1. Restoring a limited version of qualified immunity for law enforcement, while

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Rep. Bolinsky Solidifying Work to Protect Children from Adult Sex Predators 

Posted on April 18, 2022


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HARTFORD- In an effort to protect children from sexual misconduct perpetrated by adults, especially in places in where parents need to know their school-age children are safe, like their schools, athletic programs and academic activities, State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) hailed the unanimous, bi-partisan passage of the new legislation in the House of Representatives last week and how it will close gaps through which predatory adults have avoided prosecution for past behavior by moving to a different

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Bolinsky: Please Put Down the Phone While You Drive

Posted on April 1, 2022


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Bolinsky: Please Put Down the Phone While You Drive

NEWTOWN- State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) is reminding Newtown residents that April is Distracted Driving Month and that texting and driving is one of the most dangerous forms of distracted driving.

According to Bolinsky, Connecticut’s distracted driving laws changed in 2021.  Fines and enforcement using a mobile device increased because of an alarming rise in crashes and fatalities attributable to handheld phone use, texting and other distractions

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Rep. Bolinsky Advocates for Healthy Air in Schools

Posted on March 18, 2022


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HARTFORD-This week, State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) testified on a proposal to improve indoor air quality in our public schools.

The legislation, SB-423, AN ACT IMPROVING INDOOR AIR QUALITY IN PUBLIC SCHOOL CLASSROOMS would require local and regional boards of education to maintain healthy indoor air quality in their schools.

During public testimony, Rep. Mitch Bolinsky said, “This is incredibly important legislation and a matter about which I have voiced concern in every one of my ten-years as

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Newtown Legislators Collect Pet Food for Local Furry Friends

Posted on March 10, 2022


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NEWTOWN- In what can only be described as a successful drive, State Reps. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106), Tony Scott (R-112) along with State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28) joined the monthly FAITH Food Pantry for a cat and dog food drive behind St. Rose Church.

During tough economic times, especially with the rising cost of human and pet food, and other essential goods due to high inflation, pet owners are being forced to choose on whether to buy food for themselves or their pet.

Rep. Mitch Bolinsky said, “On

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Rep. Bolinsky Votes No on Executive Order Extension

Posted on February 12, 2022


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Rep. Bolinsky Votes No on Executive Order Extension

Supported Parental Choice on the Issue of Masking Children

HARTFORD – During all-day debate in the House of Representatives on Thursday, State Representative Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) voted against extending the civil preparedness and public health emergencies, as well as the extension of executive orders issued by Governor Lamont, including the continued mandatory masking of children in schools.

The first item on the House of Representatives calendar

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