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Newtown State Delegation Serve as Judges at CT American Legion District 3 Oratory Contest

Posted on February 13, 2024


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2/11/24 – Senator Tony Hwang (R-28), and Representatives Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) and Marty Foncello (R-107), attended the annual American Legion Oratorical Contest for Connecticut District 3, held at the Fairfield Public Library.  The Newtown Delegation was joined by Representatives David Rutigliano (R-123 / Trumbull), and Sarah Keitt (D-134 / Fairfield).   The lawmakers served as contest judges, and proud observers of the four District finalists, Nicholas D’Amico of Newtown, Alexa Kwarcinski of Newtown,

Bolinsky Gets Back to Business in 2024 General Assembly Session

Posted on February 9, 2024


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Bolinsky Gets Back to Business in 2024 General Assembly Session

Hartford, Conn.—The 2024 Connecticut General Assembly session opened on Wednesday, February 7. State Representatives from the Newtown legislative joined their colleagues in the House chambers for the ceremony and to hear Governor Lamont’s proposed budget adjustments.

Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) was gratified that the governor continues to embrace the financial guardrails we put in place with the 2017-2018 bipartisan budget compromise.

Newtown Legislative Delegation Honors Retiring Monsignor, Participate in St. Rose Knowledge Bowl

Posted on February 2, 2024


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Newtown, Conn.—As part of Catholic Schools Week, State Representatives Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) and Martin Foncello (R-107) along with State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28), presented a citation to St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church Monsignor Robert Weiss on his last day as Pastor of Newtown’s largest faith community, marking his retirement, and recognizing him for his years of devoted service to the parish and the community. The lawmakers also participated in a schoolwide Knowledge Bowl.

“Monsignor Weiss,

Newtown Legislative Delegation Supports Hearts of Hope Newtown ‘Paint With A Purpose’ Event

Posted on January 26, 2024


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Newtown, CT – Dozens of people came out to the Newtown Community Center Wednesday January 24, 2024, to support Hearts of Hope Newtown and their ‘Paint with a Purpose’ event for active-duty military members. State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28) and State Representatives Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) and Martin Foncello (R-107) celebrate and thank the organization for their continued dedication to service men and women across the country. This year, the decorated hearts will be sent to two United States Navy Submarines

Newtown’s Own Inducted into CT Veterans Hall of Fame

Posted on January 26, 2024


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Newtown’s State Legislative Delegation proudly announces the induction of Newtown’s William Ford Law Rodgers (Will) into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame as the member of its Class of 2023. The Hall of Fame recognizes Connecticut veterans who have made significant contributions to their communities after leaving military service.

Colonel Rodgers served two tours of duty with the Marine Corps Veteran in Persian Gulf service.  He also served as an Appellate Judge on the Navy-Marine Corps Court

Bolinsky, Newtown Legislators Talk Connecticut Issues

Posted on January 23, 2024


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NEWTOWN- State Reps. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106), Martin Foncello (R-107) and State Senator (R-24) Tony Hwang hosted an informative pre-session legislative update on a chilly Sunday afternoon to discuss the upcoming General Assembly session which begins on February 7th.

Sunday’s pre-session town hall-style meeting provided the Newtown community with an open forum to freely ask questions to their elected lawmakers. The Newtown legislators introduced themselves, each member gave a brief rundown of the committees

Newtown State Representatives Mitch Bolinsky and Martin Foncello Congratulate Two Scouts at Honors Court

Posted on January 11, 2024


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Newtown State Representatives Mitch Bolinsky and Martin Foncello Congratulate Two Scouts at Honors Court

Newtown, Conn. – Scout Troop 870 members Alyssa Jones and Gabriella Arguello have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and were recognized on Saturday, December 30. State Representatives Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) and Martin Foncello (R-107) delivered remarks at the ceremony honoring their achievements.

Jones joined Troop 870 in late 2018 and is one of its founding members. For her Eagle Project, she

Bolinsky: New Laws Effective Jan. 1

Posted on December 22, 2023


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Several new laws will take effect January 1st that could have an impact on you, your business, or our community. I have highlighted some of them below. An expanded list of those that will take effect on January 1, along with summaries, can be accessed here.

The new year also brings the start of a new legislative session – the second year of the biennium which is known colloquially as the “short session” – which begins on February 7, 2024. Due to the truncated timeline of the short session, only bills

Rep. Bolinsky, Newtown Delegation Announces State Grant for EverWonder

Posted on December 15, 2023


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(HARTFORD, CT) – State Representative Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) along with State Rep. Martin Foncello (R-107) and State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28) announced today that Newtown’s EverWonder Children’s Museum, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, will be the recipient of a $300,000 state grant being awarded by the State Bond Commission, at the Commission’s meeting on Friday December 15th,, 2023,  The funds will help support the museum’s recent relocation and expansion.

Bolinsky said: “I’m very grateful to Governor Lamont,

Ringing the Bells for the Holiday Season

Posted on December 15, 2023


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Ringing the Bells for the Holiday Season

NEWTOWN- State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) joined the Salvation Army on Saturday, December 9th to help raise money outside Bagel Delight in Newtown for the annual Red Kettle Campaign.

Please consider making a virtual donation for Salvation Army donations, https://salarmy.us/GOP.

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