Reps. D’Amelio, Cummings to Host Legislative Coffee Hour

Posted on May 8, 2018 by admin


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State Representatives Stephanie Cummings (R-74) and Tony D’Amelio (R-71) look forward to meeting with constituents on Thursday, May 31st during a Legislative Coffee Hour at the Waterbury Senior Center from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The lawmakers invite constituents to share their concerns and ideas, and to ask questions about the recently ended 2018 legislative session and the upcoming 2019 session.

This event is free and open to Waterbury citizens.

The Waterbury Senior Center is located at 1985 East

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Rep. D’Amelio, Italian-American Legislative Caucus Honor Capt. Scappini

Posted on March 22, 2018 by admin


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State Rep. Tony D’Amelio and the Italian-American Legislative Caucus recently honored Captain Richard Scappini (retired) for his continued efforts on behalf of Italian-Americans during the annual Saint Joseph’s Day celebration at the Legislative Office Building.

From left – Rep. Larry Butler, Rep. Tony D’Amelio, awardee Captain Richard Scappini (retired), Rep. Jeff Berger and Rep. Geraldo Reyes posed for a photo after the annual Italian-American Legislative Caucus Saint Joseph’s Day celebration

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Get Your Flu Vaccine Tomorrow!

Posted on January 26, 2018 by admin


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Tomorrow, January 27, the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) will be teaming up with local health departments to administer free/low cost flu vaccinations.

As the flu continues to spread across the state, DPH strongly encourages all residents 6 months of age or older to get vaccinated.

Please click here to access a full list of times and locations of Flu Clinics in your area.

Stay safe and healthy this winter by taking advantage of this great opportunity.

Rep. D’Amelio and Senator Hartley to Hold Local Office Hours

Posted on January 22, 2018 by admin


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State Representative Tony D’Amelio (R-71) and State Senator Joan Hartley (D-15) look forward to meeting with constituents on Tuesday evening, January 23rd, and Saturday morning, January 27th, during two office hours events in Middlebury and Waterbury.

The Middlebury office hours will take place on Tuesday, January 23rd from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Shepardson Community Center, located on 1172 Whittemore Road in Middlebury.

The Waterbury office hours will take place on Saturday, January 27th

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Middlebury Legislators Announce Office Hours on January 23rd

Posted on January 12, 2018 by admin


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State Representative Anthony D’Amelio (R-Middlebury), and State Senators Joan Hartley (D-Waterbury) and Eric Berthel (R-Watertown) announced they will hold office hours on Tuesday January 23rd from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Shepardson Community Center.

The Shepardson Community Center is located on 1172 Whittemore Road in Middlebury.

“I look forward to meeting with constituents to discuss the upcoming legislative session and ways to make our state even better,” Representative D’Amelio said. “When

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January 11th, Information Meeting Regarding I-84 Bridge Rehabilitation

Posted on January 2, 2018 by admin


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Public Information Meeting – Bridge No.03191F, supporting I-84 Ramp 197 over Ramp 202 & Meadow St. Waterbury

Location: Kennedy High School, 422 Highland Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut 06708 7:00 PM

The Department of Transportation (Department) will conduct a Public Information Meeting concerning the proposed rehabilitation of Bridge No. 03191F, supporting I-84 Ramp 197 over Ramp 202 and Meadow Street in Waterbury, Connecticut.

The purpose of the project is to address the structural deficiencies of Bridge No. 03191F.  The existing bridge is composed of an 11 span steel multi-girder superstructure with a 7¼ inch reinforced concrete deck and approximately 1½ to 2 inch Class “F” concrete monolithic repair pour that included a variable depth surface layer as well as partial and full depth patch repair. The structure is in poor condition (Rating = 4) and has an overall length of 672 feet and a curb-to-curb width of 22 feet.

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New Laws Take Effect January 1st

Posted on December 26, 2017 by admin


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Please note that this is provided as information, and inclusion in this message does not indicate my support or opposition to an individual measure.

As 2017 comes to an end, we prepare for a number of new laws to take effect starting January 1, 2018. These new laws may have an impact on you, your business, or our community. I therefore encourage you to take a look at the full list of laws that can be found by clicking here. I have listed some of the more noteworthy legislation below.  Please feel free to contact me with any questions or clarifications regarding the implementation of these laws.

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Pension and Annuity Changes Begin in January

Posted on December 19, 2017 by admin


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After hearing concerns from constituents, I want to remind those of you receiving pension and annuity income distributions that a recent change in state law requires plan administrators to withhold state taxes from those payments.

With passage of Public Act 17-147, pension plan administrators or payers of pensions or annuities are now required to withhold income taxes from disbursements. Prior law allowed taxpayers to instruct their plan administrators to withhold the appropriate amount of tax but

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Rep. D’Amelio Applauds Grant for Middlebury Police

Posted on November 29, 2017 by admin


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State Representative Tony D’Amelio (R-71) today applauded the state’s Bond Commission for approving a grant to reimburse to the town of Middlebury for the cost of police-worn body cameras.

As part of a $1,768.525 expenditure, 14 municipal police departments, including Middlebury, will be reimbursed for purchases of body-worn recording equipment, digital data storage and related services for law enforcement officers. The grant approved today includes $37,463 for Middlebury.

“Protecting the rights

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I-84 East Exit 25 Off-Ramp Detour Begins Wednesday, October 18

Posted on October 17, 2017 by admin


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The following message comes from the State Department of Transportation and contains information that could impact your travels.

I-84 Eastbound (EB) Exit 25 Off-Ramp to Detour to Exit 23

On the night of Wednesday, October 18, 2017, the existing EB 25 off-ramp will close. Traffic will be detoured to the EB 23 off-ramp and then onto the new ramp to Harpers Ferry Road as follows:

  • EB Exit 25 off-ramp traffic will exit at the EB 23 off-ramp and follow the detour signs
  • Traffic will split further ahead

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