Newtown Legislators to Hold Juvenile Justice Forum

Posted on January 12, 2022

NEWTOWN – Responding to the concerns of residents statewide who are alarmed by the rise in juvenile crime, including a rampant increase in incidents involving the theft of motor vehicles, State Representatives Mitch Bolinsky (R-106), Tony Scott (R-112) and State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28) along with attorney and Ranking Member of the Judiciary Committee State Representative Craig Fishbein (R-90) will be hosting a Juvenile Justice Forum on Monday January 24th at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom to engage the public

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Rep. Scott blasts Governor Lamont’s failure to secure COVID-19 test kits before announcing their distribution

Posted on December 30, 2021

Distribution of thousands of COVID-19 testing kits was scheduled to begin Thursday in Monroe, but because of Governor Lamont’s failure to secure those kits, that will no longer occur. In a previous statement on Monday, the governor said that the state would distribute millions of the kits to Connecticut’s municipalities, but offered them no guidance on how the kits should be given out to residents. Leaders of those towns, such as Monroe, were left scrambling to coordinate the logistics within only

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State Rep. Scott earns 100 percent voting record for 2021

Posted on December 28, 2021

I’m proud of a 100 percent voting record since I took office in April.

Being at the Capitol to take part in vital legislation is why voters granted me the opportunity to represent them and it should be the expectation that their elected officials carry out that duty.

I plan on maintaining that perfect record when we go back into session, which begins on Feb. 9.

For an overview of 2021 Legislation:

Rep. Scott tours historic library in Newtown

Posted on December 22, 2021

Rep. Tony Scott, R-Monroe, toured the C.H. Booth Library in Newtown in recent days to understand how it serves as a hub for the community that doubles as a work space, a link to the town’s past and a crafting space equipped with the latest technology.

Rep. Scott, whose district includes Newtown and Monroe, was joined on the tour by Director Douglas C. Lord. Though it was built in 1932, the library has been updated over the decades and has become a satellite office for remote workers because of its

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Rep. Tony Scott to ring bell to aid The Salvation Army

Posted on December 16, 2021

This Christmas season we are joining the Salvation Army as they help families in need. Offering a variety of services such as providing warm meals, shelter, and toys under the Christmas tree, The Salvation Army recognizes that the holidays add financial burden and emotional stress.

This Tuesday, December 21, I will be ringing the bell at the Stop & Shop at 470 Monroe Turnpike in Monroe, doing my part to help make Christmas a little brighter for families during the holidays. Please stop by, say hello,

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Remembering Sandy Hook Elementary

Posted on December 14, 2021

Today, we remember the tragedy of Sandy Hook Elementary. We will never forget the young lives taken that day, or the ones who gave their lives trying to protect them.

In your own way, please take a moment today to reflect on those who were lost. Construction on a permanent tribute in their honor is expected to be completed next year.

Click here to read the Newtown Bee to learn more on the status of the memorial:

Rep. Scott meets with UConn’s interim president and tours tech start-up facility

Posted on December 9, 2021

STAMFORD – Rep. Tony Scott, R-Monroe, met Tuesday with Dr. Andrew Agwunobi, the interim president of the University of Connecticut, and was updated on the challenges facing the school, as well as its tech innovations.

Representative Scott, who serves as a member of the Higher Education Committee, was joined in the meeting in Stamford by his House Republican colleagues, Reps. Tom O’Dea, R-New Canaan, Wilton, and Harry Arora, R-Greenwich.

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Rep. Scott hosts question-and-answer session with Jockey Hollow Middle School students

Posted on November 19, 2021

As the Capitol partially re-opens to visitors, Rep. Tony Scott, R-112th, took the opportunity to guide students from his hometown of Jockey Hollow Middle School during a tour of the building and the Legislative Office Building the week of Nov. 12.

Rep. Scott met with 8th-grade students to discuss the legislative process and give them a close-up view of the legislative process. He’s always listening and available to his constituents who let him know about the issues that are important to them and

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Rep. Tony Scott and House Republicans Call for Governor to Stop Implementation of Controversial Truck Tax

Posted on November 17, 2021

HARTFORD—Rep. Tony Scott, R-112th, and House Republicans on Wednesday called for Gov. Lamont to stop the implementation of the truck tax, contending the controversial revenue policy will only increase costs for businesses in the state.

“This is yet another tax imposed on businesses that are running thinner and thinner margins caused by increases in gas prices and inflation,” Rep. Scott said. “They have had to contend with staffing shortages and delays at the ports. With almost $6 billion in federal

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CT Tax Amnesty Program

Posted on November 3, 2021

Individuals and businesses in the state of Connecticut are now eligible to claim amnesty for back taxes they owe for any tax period ending on or before December 31, 2020.

This program is available from November 1, 2021 to January 31, 2022.

The program provides a 75% reduction in interest and waives penalties and the possibility of criminal prosecution of those who have not filed, under-reported, or have existing liabilities related to taxes owed.

The following situations are covered under CT’s Tax

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