Bolinsky To Serve in House Leadership & Help Steer the Ship for Connecticut Seniors

Posted on December 30, 2022


NEWTOWN- State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) was re-appointed an Assistant House Leader by House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora earlier this week at the State Capitol. The Assistant Leader plays an import role in shaping policy and coordinating support for pieces of legislation.

Rep. Bolinsky will also return to the role as head House Republican of the Aging Committee, which has been a long-standing passion since he was first elected in 2012.

“I am honored to have again been called upon by my

Newtown Officials Participate in Wartime Service Medal Ceremony

Posted on September 23, 2022


NEWTOWN – State Representatives Mitch Bolinsky (R-133) along with State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28) participated in a Connecticut Wartime Service Medal Ceremony hosted at Newtown High School on Thursday, September 22nd.

The Newtown legislative delegation presented the medals alongside the Commissioner of Department of Veterans’ Affairs, (DVA) Tom Saadi. The ceremony honored almost 100 Newtown Veterans, seven were awarded posthumously.

“I can honestly say this was one of the most gratifying and humbling

Bolinsky Votes for Low-Income Heating Assistance

Posted on August 30, 2022


Bolinsky Votes for Low-Income Heating Assistance

Disappointed Plan Doesn’t help more

NEWTOWN- State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) voted in favor of the new Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) allocation plan which anticipates $79 million in federal funds in the Appropriations Committee today.

His vote was cast with extreme disappointment, as Rep. Bolinsky expressed to the Department of Social Services during the public hearing regarding the plan, which is $60 million less than last year.

Rep. Bolinsky: Make your voice heard on health insurance rate hikes!

Posted on July 22, 2022


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

The Connecticut Insurance Department is considering substantial proposed rate increases for individual and small group (for employers with 50 or fewer workers) insurance markets. The average of the proposed rate increases is 20% which is well above what I consider reasonable, especially with inflation at a 40-year-high and high prices of food, services and energy already taking too much money out of your wallet.

Nine health insurance providers covering approximately 206,000

State Representative Bolinsky tours Newtown farm dedicated to regional hunger relief

Posted on July 20, 2022


NEWTOWN – Rep. Mitch Bolinsky, R-Newtown, was recently taken on a farm tour of Real Food CT, a Newtown nonprofit that supplies fresh produce to food pantries and hunger relief operations, while also organizing the distribution of excess produce generated from area farms to those agencies.

The Real Food CT team, including Founder Sean Fitzpatrick and Project Manager Dave Haze, provided Rep. Bolinsky a tour of the farm operation and articulated their vision to make more nutritious, delicious fresh

Traffic Shift on Route 34 and I-84 Exit 11 On Ramp in the Town of Newtown

Posted on July 14, 2022


Traffic Shift on Route 34 and I-84 Exit 11 On Ramp in the Town of Newtown

NEWTOWN- State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) is reminding residents that the project to improve the intersection around the area of Route 34, Berkshire Rd. and Wasserman Way (SR 490) in Newtown is ongoing and traffic is being shifted onto a new temporary I-84 Exit 11 on-ramp.

The new temporary on-ramp’s location is next to the existing one which is being closed to allow for permanent reconstruction. Traffic will be shifted to

Rep. Bolinsky Hosts PURA Workshop for Newtown Seniors

Posted on June 28, 2022


NEWTOWN– To better inform people on understanding their electricity bills, State Representative Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) hosted a workshop in conjunction with PURA at the Newtown Senior Center this week.

Rep. Bolinsky was joined by Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) Chairman Marissa Gillett and Legislative Director, Taren O’Connor, for the first in a series of events called “Learn How to Lower Your Electric Bill.” Attendees were encouraged to bring their electric bills as the

Legislators, Scouts Collect Worn US Flags to honor Flag Day

Posted on June 14, 2022


NEWTOWN- In observance of Flag Day, State Reps. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106), Tony Scott (R-112) and State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28) along with the Scouts of Newtown’s Troop 270 conducted an in-person flag collection drive at the CH Booth Library for those that wished to turn in their worn and tattered flags to be retired at VFW Post 308 in Newtown, at a brief Flag Day ceremony at 5:00PM, Tuesday, June 14, in a respectful ceremony.

The Scouts demonstrated the proper procedure for folding an American flag

Bolinsky: Rally for An Affordable Connecticut in Newtown

Posted on June 10, 2022


NEWTOWN- State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) along with State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28) is inviting Newtown residents to join them as they host a Rally for An Affordable Connecticut in Newtown on Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Blue Colony Diner, 66 Churchill Road.

An economic report released today revealed that consumer prices in May went up 8.6%, a new 40-year high. Core prices that take out food and energy also soared to over 6%. This indicates inflation is accelerating.

Last week,

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

Posted on May 18, 2022


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