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Your right to vote…

Posted on January 12, 2021 by Admin


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The voice of each individual is expressed by voting on major issues, like town budgets. With very little known about COVID-19, last year many towns weren’t able to hold municipal referendums or votes on their budgets. However, this past fall we were able to conduct a state-wide election safely. I have urged Gov. Lamont to ensure your right to vote on local issues is protected. As elected officials, we should be providing the pathway for each town to protect the core functions of government and hold

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Moving America Forward with Unity & Respect

Posted on January 11, 2021 by Admin


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I’ve taken a couple of days to reflect on the gut-wrenching violence that occurred at our nation’s Capitol. After taking a LOT of deep breaths, and a LONG time to think – enough is enough! Our election concluded months ago, it’s time to accept it and move forward. We must stand together and speak out with unity against any and all extreme actions that put our sacred American institutions at risk. We must all agree that we have the right to demand change, but mob-like behaviors will only destroy the

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Buckbee Appointed as Lead House Republican on Legislature’s Commerce Committee, and Member of Veterans’ Affairs, Human Services Committees

Posted on December 4, 2020 by Admin


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Hartford – State Representative Bill Buckbee (R-New Milford) has been tapped by House Republican Leader-elect Vincent Candelora to serve as the Ranking Member on the Commerce Committee. Buckbee has been a member of this committee for four years and is well prepared to take on the responsibilities of committee leadership, which includes screening legislation before going to the House Floor.

In addition to his new ranking member role, Buckbee will add two new committee assignments, the Veterans’ Affairs

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Buckbee Applauds PURA Decision to Suspend the Implementation of Requested Electric Rate Increases

Posted on December 3, 2020 by Admin


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New Milford – On Wednesday the state’s public utilities regulatory authority (PURA) met to review requested rate increases by both Eversource and United Illuminating. Over the summer, a rate hike had initially been requested by Eversource and approved by PURA in June. That’s when Rep. Buckbee (R-New Milford) stepped in and brought the voice of the New Milford community to PURA. Eversource’s requested rate hike was consequently suspended. PURA’s decision on Wednesday re-affirmed the need to vet all

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Small Business Saturday – November 28th

Posted on November 25, 2020 by Admin


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Saturday, November 28, is Small Business Saturday. This is a day to “shop small” and support our local establishments. This is especially important this year because of the hardships our state’s businesses and their employees have faced during the COVID-19 outbreak. I highly encourage you to consider shopping locally for your goods and items.

Small Business Saturday was founded back in 2010 by American Express and has been co-sponsored by the U.S. Small Businesses Administration since 2011.

How can

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