Piscopo Prepares for 2019 Legislative Session, Announces Committee Assignments

Posted on January 8, 2019 by admin


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State Representative John Piscopo (R-76) is joining his fellow colleagues in the Connecticut General Assembly in preparing for the start of the 2019 Legislative Session which convenes next Wednesday, January 9.  Rep. Piscopo has been selected by House Republican Leader Themis Klarides to continue serving in his leadership role as Chief Whip in the House Republican Caucus.

“I’m honored to have been selected by Leader Klarides to continue serving the House Republican Caucus in my capacity as Chief Whip for the upcoming term,” Rep. Piscopo said.  “We’ve got a lot of work ahead of us; I’m ready to roll up my sleeves and get to it.  I encourage anyone who has questions or concerns regarding state government to contact me.”

House Republican Leader Themis Klarides added, “I am thankful to Rep. Piscopo for his steadfast and unwavering service to our House Republican Caucus. I know that I can rely on him to maintain discipline and ensure that business on the House floor runs efficiently, which will be critical in the upcoming legislative session.”

Rep. Piscopo also announced his committee assignments for the 2019-2021 legislative sessions.  He was reappointed to the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee as well as the Energy & Technology Committee for the upcoming two year term. He will also continue serving on the Environment, Screening, and Legislative Management Committees.

“No doubt, we will be discussing and debating many important issues in the upcoming session. My priorities and commitment to my constituents and the residents of Connecticut remain firm. We must put Connecticut on sound fiscal ground, and create an environment that will allow our economy to grow and businesses to flourish, where families can work, live, and play,” said Rep. Piscopo.

The 2019 Legislative Session will run from January 9 to June 5.

Rep. Piscopo can be reached at john.piscopo@housegop.ct.gov or 800-842-1423. Constituents can follow his legislative activity throughout the session by logging on to his website, www.reppiscopo.com and following him on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/RepPiscopo.

Piscopo represents Thomaston, Burlington, Harwinton & Litchfield in the General Assembly.