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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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Rep. Bolinsky: Sixty Percent (60) of Newtown Residents Surveyed Want Governor’s Executive Power to End

Posted on February 3, 2022


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NEWTOWN- State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106)  released the survey results sent to constituents a few weeks ago which asked the question, “Do you think the Governor should have his executive powers continued?

Rep. Bolinsky said, “The final results of my One-Question Survey are in and, I thought I’d share more than just the total counts with you.

Please refer to the graphic for a colorful look at how about 200 of you voted.  Following, I have also included three, each well-reasoned comments from folks

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Bolinsky & Scott Hosting Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Training

Posted on January 27, 2022


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Bolinsky & Scott Hosting Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Training

NEWTOWN- State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) and Tony Scott (R-112) will be co-hosting with the American Red Cross a virtual Red Cross Emergency Preparedness training class on February 1.

Newtown representatives are partnering with the American Red Cross to provide this virtual training which will detail easy-to-do steps in advance of an emergency to ensure you can withstand a crisis safely with minimal discomfort.

The training will

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State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky: Important IRS Tax Information

Posted on January 14, 2022


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Free File available January 14

IRS Free File will open January 14 when participating providers will accept completed returns and hold them until they can be filed electronically with the IRS. Many commercial tax preparation software companies and tax professionals will also be accepting and preparing tax returns before January 24 to submit the returns when the IRS systems open.

The IRS strongly encourages people to file their tax returns electronically to minimize errors and for faster refunds –

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State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky: End of Year Newtown Update to State Transportation Projects

Posted on December 27, 2021


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Dear Friends and Neighbors:

As we come up on 2022, it’s remarkable how quickly this year has flown by and how much has transpired. To say it’s been another challenging, interesting year would be an understatement. There will be time to reflect and look ahead after the holidays, as I prepare for the 2022 Legislative Session, opening on February 9th. Please stay tuned for my pre-session town hall and other January events.

For now, I hope you’re spending a little holiday time with the ones you hold

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Rep. Bolinsky Rings the Bells

Posted on December 27, 2021


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Newtown –  State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) joined the Salvation Army on Friday, December 10th to help raise money outside Bagel Delight in Newtown for the annual Red Kettle Campaign.

State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky: CT Tax Amnesty Program

Posted on November 3, 2021


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This past legislative session, partly due to pandemic hardships, the budget (PA 21-2) created a tax amnesty program for taxpayers who owe back state taxes. Please note that this is a state program, administered by the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS).and doesn’t encompass municipal property and vehicle tax or federal IRS delinquencies.

This program is available from November 1, 2021 to January 31, 2022 and covers any State of Connecticut tax period ending on or before December 31,

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State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky: Oct. 2021 Newtown Update to State Transportation Projects

Posted on October 27, 2021


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I want to update you on several state transportation projects in Newtown that are at various stages of completion.

1) Reconfiguration of I-84, Exit 11 ramp access and significant improvements to reduce congestion and enhance safety in the area of Wasserman Way, Berkshire Road, including direct access to I-84 from northbound CT Route 34 and the area fed by Toddy Hill Road. Improvements will also greatly improve traffic flow and safety in the area around Newtown High School. The work will start the

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