State Rep. Bolinsky: New Low-Income Discount Rate for Electric Customers Apply by Nov. 1st

Posted on September 22, 2023


Beginning on December 1, 2023, a new electric bill discount will be available to you if you have a financial hardship status on your electric account. Based on your household income or receipt of a public assistance benefit, you may be eligible for a 10% or 50% discount on your electric bill per month. For example, if you have a $100 monthly bill, it would be $10 less if you receive a 10% discount or $50 less if you receive the 50% discount.

Your discount will depend on your annual household income

CT National Guard Members Give Tour to Legislators

Posted on September 18, 2023


Bradley Air National Guard Base, Conn.—Connecticut Army and Air National Guard members met with a group of legislators, including Representatives Martin Foncello (R-107) and Mitch Bolinsky (R-106), on Friday to highlight their readiness during this National Hurricane Preparedness Month.

The Connecticut National Guard is funded with about $6 million from the state and $300 million from the federal government. They operate 17 Readiness Centers in Connecticut, six storefront recruiting offices, four


Posted on September 15, 2023



All Connecticut Residents Can Sign Up for the Free Discount Card To Receive Savings on Medication 

State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky hailed the announcement that a prescription drug discount card program will launch in Connecticut on October 2, 2023, enabling all residents of the state to receive savings on certain prescription drugs.

The program was established by a new law I supported (Public Act 23-171), which is to be  administered by

Rep. Bolinsky: Application Period for 2023-2024 Winter Season of the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program Begins on September 1

Posted on August 31, 2023


The application period for the 2023-2024 winter season of the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) will begin on September 1, 2023. The program helps Connecticut residents – including both homeowners and renters – with the costs associated with heating their homes.

Basic benefits toward heating bills range from $180 to $530 depending on income, size of household, and need. Benefits are available for households with incomes up to 60% of the state median income, which equates to roughly $79,910

State Representatives Bolinsky, Chaleski Applaud New DCF Family Visitation Rooms at Danbury Office

Posted on August 24, 2023


Danbury – The State Department of Children and Families has reopened the Danbury office’s family visitation rooms, which were designed to be more family-friendly living room-type environments. State Representatives Rachel Chaleski (R-Danbury) and Mitch Bolinsky (R-Newtown) were among the officials on hand to celebrate the grand re-opening on Thursday, August 24, 2023.

“The care and attention that was put into creating a natural space for a more normalized interaction between parent and child can

State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky: Hearing Set on Health Insurance Increase Request

Posted on August 16, 2023


Friends and Neighbors,

An informational public meeting is being held later this month on 10 rate filings from 9 health insurers for 2024 plans both on and off Access Health CT, the state’s federal Affordable Care Act exchange. The public informational meeting will be held in a hybrid format, both in person at the Legislative Office Building, in Hartford, and online at CT-N.

The insurers are seeking an average hike of 12.4% on individual health plans next year and 14.8% on small group plans.


State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky – 2023 Tax Free Week

Posted on August 15, 2023


With inflation causing prices to rise, we are paying more for everything we purchase, including food, clothing, and fuel. Saving money is more important than ever.

That being said, with school only a few weeks away for most students, I want to remind you to take advantage of the upcoming “Tax Free Week,” which runs from Sunday, August 20 through Saturday, August 26.

This is a great time to save on all of your kids’ back-to-school wear, both in stores and online.

What’s more is, this savings opportunity

State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky: Comment on Proposals to Ban Gas-Powered Cars and Trucks

Posted on August 11, 2023


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

I’m writing to update you about MAJOR REGULATORY CHANGES rolling onto Connecticut roads. These proposed changes were authorized by the Connecticut Clean Air Act (Public Act 22-25), signed into law in 2022, and will have significant impacts on all vehicle owners in their choice of vehicles, as our state moves toward electrifying motor vehicles. Please be advised that the opportunity for public comment is now

Rep. Bolinsky Hails Governor Lamont Signing Banking Bill to Protect Seniors From Financial Abuse

Posted on August 4, 2023


CHESHIRE- State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) joined Governor Ned Lamont along with leadership of the legislature’s Banking and Aging Committees attended a ceremonial bill signing to celebrate and inform constituents about new and enhanced Connecticut protections aimed squarely at protecting our state’s Seniors from the threat of financial exploitation.

The legislation, PA 23-161 provides a new, proactive set of protections for Seniors by establishing new guidelines that will engage and empower their

State Rep. Bolinsky: Overnight Closures of Wasserman Way at Route 34 in Sandy Hook/Newtown and the Exit 11 On and Off-Ramp

Posted on July 21, 2023


Overnight Closures of Wasserman Way at Route 34 in Sandy Hook/Newtown and the Exit 11 On and Off-Ramp

NEWTOWN- State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) is informing Newtown residents CTDOT is announcing that Wasserman Way from Route 34 to Oakview Road and the I-84 Exit 11 on and off-ramps will be closed for overnight construction on Sunday, July 23 to Tuesday, July 25,2023.

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is announcing that Wasserman Way from Route 34 to Oakview Road and the I-84 Exit