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Bolinsky Opposes Majority Party Spending Package

Posted on May 1, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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HARTFORD – State Representative Mitch Bolinsky (R-Newtown) voted in opposition to an incomplete spending package that was briefly deliberated by the Appropriations Committee on Tuesday, April 30th. The “Appropriations Budget” bill was ratified along party lines in Committee, by a vote tally of 32-17, Bolinsky was critical of the lack of original thinking in this package, which acted mainly to add an additional $118 million to Governor Lamont’s out-of-balance proposed budget.

Bolinsky opined, “I try

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Bolinsky Opposes Another Unaffordable Raise & Benefit Enhancement for State Employee Managers

Posted on April 25, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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HARTFORD – State Representative Mitch Bolinsky (R-Newtown) cast an emphatic “no” on another new union arbitration award agreement for professional, state-employed managers. Despite his objections and those of 65 colleagues from both sides of the aisle, the House of Representatives approved a new arbitration agreement between the state and Deputy Wardens within the Department of Corrections that will add $579,206 of unbudgeted salary and benefit enhancements for these managers.

Rep. Bolinsky explained,

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Rep. Bolinsky Participates in Special Education Day

Posted on April 3, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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Hartford – State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-Newtown) was invited to deliver opening remarks for the 2019 Special Education Day at the State Capitol on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.

Organized by Connecticut SEPTO (Special Education Parent Teacher Organization) the day attracted hundreds of families from across the state. Students and families visited their legislators to advocate for increased awareness, earlier detection and intervention to maximize access and minimize cost per student by working together

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