Home Energy Efficiency Program

Posted on September 4, 2019 by admin


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In preparation for colder months ahead this is a good time of year to check your home energy efficiency.

Windows, doors, and electrical outlets are all common areas for your cool/warm air to escape, causing air conditioner units and heaters to work harder and increase your energy usage. Weatherizing can help keep energy use down without sacrificing comfort.

Please know that both United Illuminating and Eversource offer a low-cost in-home assessment service, called Home Energy Solutions, that includes

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Rep. Piscopo Receives 100 Percent Voting Record

Posted on August 12, 2019 by admin


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State Representative John Piscopo (R-76) achieved a perfect record for votes cast on the floor of the state House of Representatives during the 2019 legislative session, according to the House Clerk’s Office.

Representative Piscopo was present and voted for all 392 votes taken on the state House floor during the 2019 session, according to voting record data released last week by the House Clerk’s Office.  Perfect attendance is very difficult to achieve, with only about 26 percent of legislators able

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Tax Free Week Coming Soon…

Posted on August 12, 2019 by admin


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A main staple in the month of August has always been the annual tax free week right before Connecticut students head back to school. This year legislators fought back attempts by the governor to end the weekly tax break event which benefits so many state families.

Per state statute, the 19th Annual Sales Tax Free Week begins on the third Sunday of August and runs until the following Saturday.

  • 2019 Sales Tax Free Week dates are: Sunday, August 18, through Saturday, August 24, 2019.

Tax Free Week

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Rep. Piscopo Receives Business-Friendly Rating From The Connecticut Business and Industry Association

Posted on August 7, 2019 by admin


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The Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA) recently released their legislative scorecard, which gives every state lawmaker a rating for their voting record as it pertains to laws that could impact small and large businesses. State Representative John Piscopo received a perfect score from CBIA.

Rep. Piscopo voted against anti-business policies that will make it more difficult for business owners to grow and thrive in Connecticut.

“It’s a real honor to be considered a legislator that

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VIDEO: ‘Talk of the Town’ Legislative Update

Posted on August 6, 2019 by admin


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State Representative John Piscopo provided a legislative update of the 2019 session on ‘Talk of the Town’ with Gabriel Pietrorazio.

 

Anyone with questions or concerns relating to state government may contact Rep. Piscopo at john.piscopo@housegop.ct.gov or at (800) 842-1423.

Resurfacing Project – Rt. 69 in Burlington

Posted on July 19, 2019 by admin


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

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a resurfacing project will be performed on Route 69 in Burlington, beginning Tuesday, July 23, 2019.

The project consists of milling and resurfacing a 4.39-mile segment of Route 69, in Burlington from the Bristol town line to Route 4. This project is scheduled to occur on, or about, Tuesday, July 23, 2019,

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Thomaston Legislators Speak with Constituents during “Pints and Policy” Event

Posted on July 16, 2019 by admin


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State Rep. John Piscopo (R-76) and State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) recently hosted a “Pints and Policy” town hall event at Crabby Al’s to keep constituents updated on the 2019 legislative session, which came to a close on June 5th.

The Thomaston lawmakers discussed topics the recently approved state budget, and answered questions from attendees about local issues concerning the community and statewide concerns.

Among the topics discussed were concerns about the state budget which neither legislator

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Happy Independence Day!

Posted on July 3, 2019 by admin


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Today we celebrate Independence Day.

Today, we are reminded of the focus, determination and courage of our patriots who passionately believed that our nascent country deserved better governance. They believed that having leaders and a government, for the people, and by the people was  not only practical, but possible.

Two hundred and forty-three years ago, on July 4, 1776, these patriots put forth The Declaration of Independence. This document has not only remained relevant over centuries, but it

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Rep. Piscopo Concludes Successful Flag Retirement Drive

Posted on July 3, 2019 by admin


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On Sunday, June 23rd, State Representative John Piscopo (R-76) was joined by Harwinton First Selectman Michael Criss, Gary Schaff, Dan Thurston, along with other local officials as well as the Harwinton Fire Department, Boy Scouts, Quest Scouts, veterans, friends, and family.

Rep. Piscopo sponsored three drop off locations throughout the 76th District, which were located at the Thomaston Town Hall, Harwinton Town Hall and Burlington Town Hall leading up to the ceremony.

Over a hundred worn American

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Piscopo Hosts American Flag Retirement Ceremony

Posted on June 18, 2019 by admin


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State Rep. John Piscopo (R-76) has announced that he is hosting a ceremony to properly retire worn American Flags, together with the Ives-Cleaveland American Legion Post 137 in Harwinton and supported by the Harwinton Center Fire Department.

The Flag Retirement Ceremony will take place on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.at the Harwinton Fair Grounds, located at Locust Road in Harwinton CT.

This event is open to the public and all Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and other youth groups are encouraged to

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