Rep. Piscopo Votes Against Tax Hikes and Anti-Business Policies Laden in New Biennial Budget

Posted on June 4, 2019 by admin


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At approximately 10:30 p.m. on Monday, June 3, after a full day of debate, Rep. Piscopo voted in opposition to the Connecticut Democrat biennial budget, which ultimately passed in the House of Representatives with a vote of 86-65. All Republicans and five Democrats, voted against the plan.

“I have heard over and over from constituents in my district that they cannot afford to live in Connecticut. Taxpayers are asking for relief, but instead they get a budget that squeezes them some more with new

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State Representative John Piscopo and Burlington First Selectman Ted Shafer Meet with Burlington Lake Garda Elementary Students

Posted on June 4, 2019 by admin


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On Thursday, May 30, State Rep. John Piscopo (R-76) and First Selectman Shafer met with Ms. Christina Flaherty’s second grade class from Lake Garda Elementary School for a tour of the Burlington Town Hall.

(l to r): State Representative John Piscopo (R-76), Burlington First Selectman Ted Shafer, Ms. Christina Flaherty and second graders from Lake Garda Elementary School at the Burlington Town Hall on Thursday, May 30, 2019.

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Rep. Piscopo and Sen. Martin Invite Residents to ‘Pints and Policy’

Posted on May 30, 2019 by admin


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State Rep. John Piscopo (R-76) and State Sen. Henri Martin (R-31) have announced that they will be hosting a Pints and Policy event on Wednesday, June 26 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Crabby Al’s located at 147 East Main Street in Thomaston.

The event will allow residents the opportunity speak with the legislators and hear the latest updates from the State Capitol in a relaxed setting. The lawmakers will discuss the issues and debates that shaped the 2019 legislative session, which came to a close on

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Trails Day Hike – June 2nd

Posted on May 30, 2019 by admin


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As part of the 2019 Connecticut Trails Day Weekend, I want to make you aware of recreational hikes in Harwinton and Litchfield sponsored by the Town of Harwinton Recreation Department and Litchfield Hills Audubon Society on Sunday, June 2nd.

Harwinton Nature Walk

12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 2nd

Harwinton Conservation/Recreation Area

The hike will take place on Sunday starting at the Pavilion adjacent to the parking area on 95 Litchfield Road, at the intersection of Route 4 and Route 118. The

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Memorial Day 2019

Posted on May 20, 2019 by admin


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Memorial Day arrives this weekend, and it is a time to reflect on the service of those who answered our nation’s call in times of armed conflict, and made the ultimate sacrifice to ensure future generations of Americans would remain free.

Below is a list of some important events happening in our district this weekend to commemorate this national holiday.

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND 2019

Burlington

 Monday, May 27, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. – The parade will arrive at the Town Hall at 200 Spielman Highway.

Harwinton

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Rep. Piscopo Congratulates Thomaston’s Distinguished Citizen of the Year

Posted on May 20, 2019 by admin


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State Rep. John Piscopo (R-76) joined Thomaston First Selectman, Edmond Mone, along with town officials, residents, and guests in offering their congratulations to this year’s Thomaston Distinguished Citizen of the Year, Jud Reed.  During a Thomaston Rotary Club banquet held in his honor on May 10th, Reed was presented with a citation from the Connecticut General Assembly in recognition of his achievement.

Reed, a Thomaston resident, was chosen for the honor of being named the 2019 Distinguished

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Piscopo, Martin, Witkos Hosting Event to Properly Retire American Flags

Posted on May 14, 2019 by admin


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State Rep. John Piscopo (R-76) has announced that he is hosting an event to retire worn American flags, together with Senators Henri Martin (R-31) and Kevin Witkos (R-8).

Anyone who has a tattered or worn American Flag is encouraged to bring them to the following drop off locations, where they will be collected for proper retirement:

Thomaston

Together with Senator Henri Martin

Thomaston Town Hall

158 Main Street

Monday – Thursday: 8:00am- 4:00pm
Thursday – Friday: 8:30am-12:00pm

Harwinton

Together

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State Representative John Piscopo and Thomaston First Selectman Ed Mone Present a Citation to Darryl and Lucille Maslak – DLM Services LLC

Posted on April 10, 2019 by admin


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THOMASTON—On April 1, State Rep. John Piscopo (R-76) presented Darryl and Lucille Maslak of DLM Services LLC in Thomaston with a state citation from the General Assembly at Ciao Ristorante, 76 Watertown Rd.  Rep. Piscopo and the Thomaston Economic Development Commission recognized Darryl and Lucille Maslak for their improvements to various properties throughout Thomaston and for their dedication to help bring new businesses to town.

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Rep. Piscopo Condemns New Tax on Children’s Sports & Recreation Services

Posted on March 22, 2019 by admin


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With the start of Little League season right around the corner in towns across the 76th District, State Rep. John Piscopo (R-76) today announced his opposition to a new state sales tax on sports and recreational services for children.

“The working middle class is already struggling to make ends meet in Connecticut, and if that wasn’t bad enough, now there are proposals being introduced by Democrats in Hartford to target families and children,” said Rep. Piscopo. “This sports and recreation tax goes

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Public Hearing on Forced Regionalization Bills – THIS Friday, March 1

Posted on February 26, 2019 by admin


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This Friday, March 1, the General Assembly’s Education Committee will be holding a public hearing on all bills concerning forced school regionalization.

As you may be aware, the bills before the Education Committee are calling for towns to consolidate educational services with neighboring communities. The bills supporting this policy change are as follows: