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Rep. Scott Provides Bill Tracking Resources to Constituents

Posted on April 11, 2024


I want to pass along some helpful resources as the 2024 General Assembly session gets into the meat of our work. A majority of the 27 legislative committees have each voted out dozens of bills for further consideration. It can be daunting to figure out what has been advanced to the House or Senate, but there are some useful links to wade through all of our work.

You can do a general search of bills, by number, title, committee or legislator.

You can also scroll to the bottom of that page to search

Trumbull State Officials Hosts Annual Women’s History Month Essay Contest

Posted on April 4, 2024


TRUMBULL– State Representatives David Rutigliano (R-123), Ben McGorty (R-122) and Tony Scott (R-112) hosted their annual House of Representatives Women’s History Month Essay Contest at Fairchild Nichols Memorial Library on Saturday March 30th.

Earlier this year, the legislators contacted interested schools so that students could write essays during March, which is designated as Women’s History Month, with the sixth grade students from Trumbull schools submitting essays on the topic: “Important Women

Information About Early Voting

Posted on March 22, 2024


Early voting was approved by Connecticut voters in 2022. During the 2023 legislative session, the General Assembly authorized in-person early voting for elections held after April 1, 2024. Under this schedule, the first election utilizing early voting will be the Presidential Preference Primary on April 2, 2024.

The early voting dates for this election have been modified to reflect the Good Friday holiday and Easter Sunday. Early Voting will be held Tuesday, March 26 through Thursday, March 28 and

Rep. Scott Reacts to Housing Committee Advancing Bad Bills

Posted on March 1, 2024


Hartford, Conn.– The Housing Committee met Thursday, February 29, 2024 to vote on a number of proposals, including two very controversial ones.

Ranking Member Tony Scott (R-112) issued the following statement: I have serious concerns with An Act Concerning Evictions for Cause, which would establish a general right for any tenant to remain in a rental unit after a lease term expires. The state shouldn’t hamstring the right of a housing provider to use their property as they see fit. A lease is a

Trumbull Legislators Thank Trumbull Residents Successful Food Drive

Posted on January 22, 2024


TRUMBULL-State Reps. David Rutigliano (R-123), Ben McGorty (R-122) and Tony Scott (R-112) concluded a successful Restock the Shelves Food Drive last weekend to benefit the Trumbull Food Pantry and in-need Trumbull families.

“I’m thankful for the generosity of those in our community who came out to help their neighbors facing food insecurity,” said Rep. Scott.

“Thank you to all those who helped out and participated. It is always heartwarming to see the amazing sense of community throughout Trumbull,”

Reps. Scott, Rutigliano Visit Make-A-Wish Foundation of Conn.

Posted on January 9, 2024


Trumbull, Conn. – The Connecticut State Bond Commission approved $500,000 in funding for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut in December. The money will be used for renovations and improvements to the organization’s Trumbull headquarters. State Representative Tony Scott (R-112) and State Representative Dave Rutigliano (R-123) joined Make-A-Wish staff and Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz for a tour of the facility on January 8, 2024.

“The Make-A-Wish Foundation not only grants wishes to critically

New Laws Effective Jan. 1, 2024

Posted on December 29, 2023


Several new laws will take effect January 1st that could have an impact on you, your business, or our community. An expanded list of those that will take effect on January 1, along with summaries, can be accessed here.

A summary of some new laws include:

TAX CUTS

The state budget, adopted in June, cuts the bottom two marginal income tax rates for all filers from 3% to 2% and from 5% to 4.5%. Income taxes on the first $50,000 in taxable income will be lowered for single filers and married people filing

Rep. Scott to Ring Bell for Salvation Army

Posted on December 11, 2023


State Representative Tony Scott will be volunteering to raise money for in-need residents by collecting for the Salvation Army at the Monroe Stop & Shop on December 12th.

When: Tuesday, December 12 from 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Location: Stop & Shop- 470 Monroe Turnpike, Monroe

Rep. Scott welcomes all constituents to stop by the store and help make the fundraising event a success! Anyone unable to make it on December 12th can visit https://salarmy.us/GOP.

As a group, the Republican caucuses have raised more

Rep. Scott Secures Funding for Two Local Nonprofit Organizations

Posted on December 4, 2023


Hartford, Conn.State Representative Tony Scott (R-112), Ranking Member of the legislature’s Housing Committee, serves on the Housing Advisory Panel. The group recently recommended to the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) a list of nonprofit organizations to receive funding from the Interest on Real Estate Brokers Trust Account (IOREBTA) Program. Scott advocated for The Center for Family Justice and Off The Streets Bridgeport to receive $20,000 and $15,000 in funding respectively.

“I was

Rep. Scott Attends Center for Family Justice Legislative Update

Posted on December 1, 2023


Bridgeport, Conn.—State Representative Tony Scott (R-112) and other Greater Bridgeport Area lawmakers attended a legislative update at the Center For Family Justice in Bridgeport on Thursday, November 30, 2023. The Center for Family Justice provides services in a six-town region, including Monroe, Easton, and Trumbull.

“Many of the staff members involved with this incredible nonprofit are Monroe residents and I appreciated hearing more about the crucial work that they do to help survivors of domestic

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