2020 Major Issues Report

Posted on January 24, 2020 by admin


The state’s non-partisan Office of Legislative Research (OLR) has issued its report on important issues that the General Assembly may face during the 2020 legislative session that begins on February 5th.

You can view or download the report by clicking here.

This is also your opportunity to contact me with bill proposals or ideas.


John Piscopo

State Representative 76th District – Burlington, Harwinton, Litchfield and Thomaston

As always, if you have any questions or concerns feel free

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Legislative Coffee Hour in Bantam

Posted on January 15, 2020 by admin


With the 2020 Legislative Session set to begin on February 5th, 2020, State Representatives John Piscopo (R-76) and David Wilson (R-66) along with State Senator Craig Miner (R-30) will host an informal Legislative Coffee Hour event at the end of the month for constituents to meet with them in a relaxed setting. The legislators will be discussing topics pertaining to state government and local issues, as well as bill proposals for the upcoming session.  

When: Tuesday, January 28, 2020

7:30 a.m. to

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New Laws Effective January 1st 2020

Posted on December 30, 2019 by admin


I want to wish you and your families a safe and happy New Year! With 2019 coming to an end, you should be aware of new taxes and laws that will be going into effect on January 1, 2020.

These new taxes, which I opposed when they came up for debate earlier in the year, include:

  • Dry Cleaning – Existing state sales tax rate will be expanded to dry cleaning services & laundry services
  • Parking – Existing state sales tax rate will be expanded to parking fees
  • Interior Design Service – Existing state sales

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