Rep. Scott Votes in Support of State Police Contract

Posted on January 25, 2023

HARTFORD – State Representative Tony Scott (R-112), today voted in support of a new State Police Union contract. The document was approved on a vote of 142-1.

“There’s a shortage of State Police Troopers and the incentives in this contract are necessary to build up the ranks to effective strength, with a goal of stemming the rise in crime that Connecticut is currently experiencing. Law enforcement efforts have been hampered by the Police Accountability Bill, so I’m glad the legislature took a step

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Scott Delivers Remarks at Inauguration Ceremony for Connecticut’s 2023 Kid Governor

Posted on January 23, 2023

Hartford–Elisavet “Ellie” Mendez, a 5th grader at Monroe Elementary School, has been sworn into office as Connecticut’s 2023 Kid Governor.  Ellie began her term with a formal inauguration ceremony and education program.  She took the oath of office, administered by Secretary of the State Stephanie Thomas, on January 20, 2023, and delivered an Inaugural Address.

The civics initiative was created by the Connecticut Democracy Center. It’s a program in residence at Connecticut’s Old State House, where

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Scott, Republicans Unveil A Better Way to Energy Affordability

Posted on January 18, 2023

HARTFORD – State Representative Tony Scott (R-112) joined Senate and House Republican Leaders Tuesday to detail a comprehensive package of policy proposals to reduce the cost of electric bills and make energy more affordable over the long term.

The policies will reduce energy costs for Connecticut families by over $362 million per year, saving the average household over $210 next year.  In the long run, the plan will drive down costs by even more and implement important ratepayer protections against

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Scott Takes Oath of Office to Serve Monroe, Easton, Trumbull

Posted on January 4, 2023

HARTFORD — State Representative Tony Scott (R-112) was sworn in for his second term at the State Capitol in Hartford today alongside his wife, Jenn, and daughters, Lauren and Addison. Scott, who joins his 151 colleagues in the House of Representatives, says he will continue to serve the interests of the residents of Monroe, Easton and Trumbull.

“I stand ready to represent the hardworking residents of Monroe, Easton and Trumbull during this new legislative session.  The cost of government shouldn’t

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House GOP Leader Candelora Appoints Rep. Scott to Housing Committee Leadership Post

Posted on December 12, 2022

HARTFORD—House Minority Leader Vincent Candelora has appointed state Rep. Tony Scott, R-Monroe, as the leading House Republican on the General Assembly’s Housing Committee.

In his new role as Ranking Member of the committee, Scott will lead housing-related policy initiatives on behalf of House Republicans.

In the General Assembly, each legislative committee has four leadership posts. Senate and House Democrats, the majority party, each appoint a Co-Chairman to oversee committee activity while House

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Trumbull Legislators to Ring Bell for Salvation Army

Posted on December 12, 2022

TRUMBULL – Trumbull State Representatives David Rutigliano (R-123), Ben McGorty (R-122) and newly elected Trumbull State Rep. Tony Scott (R-112) will be volunteering to raise money for in-need residents by collecting for the Salvation Army at the Trumbull Stop & Shop on December 20.

When: Tuesday, December 20 at 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Location: Stop & Shop- 100 Quality Street, Trumbull

The Trumbull trio welcome all constituents to stop by the store and help make the fundraising event a success! If you are

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

Posted on November 22, 2022

HARTFORD- Rep. Tony Scott, R-112th, took the opportunity to guide students from Jockey Hollow Middle School in his hometown of Monroe as they toured the Capitol and the Legislative Office Building in recent weeks.

Rep. Scott met with the 8th-grade students to discuss the legislative process while speaking in the House chambers. He’s always listening and available to his constituents who let him know about the issues that are important to them and their needs within his district, he told the class.

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Connecticut State Community College Offering Free Small Business and Startup Seminars

Posted on October 25, 2022

HARTFORD –  The Connecticut State Community College system, which encompasses the state’s community colleges, has announced it is offering free statewide small business and startup seminars.

The courses, which will continue through December, cover a variety of topics including e-commerce, social media, cybersecurity, blockchain, financing, startup law, and startup fundraising, with more seminars to come.

Sessions are offered virtually and in person and are hosted at local colleges across the state,

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New Laws Taking Effect on Oct. 1

Posted on September 29, 2022

As we enter autumn, there are also new laws that will go into effect on Oct. 1 that could have an impact on you, your business, or our community. I have highlighted some of the major changes and new laws below.

A full list of those laws that take effect on Oct. 1, along with summaries, can be accessed here.

A summary of some of the major changes include:

Account Closure Notices – A new law requires Connecticut-chartered banks and credit unions to tell account holders why their deposit accounts (e.g.,

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Posted on September 27, 2022

MONROE, CT – The Town of Monroe has been approved to receive $500,000 in state funding for the reconstruction of Old Zoar Road.

The grant is provided through the Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP), a state program managed by the Office of Policy and Management (OPM) that delivers grants to small towns for economic development, community conservation, and quality-of-life capital projects.

“Old Zoar Road is nearly two miles in length and was already identified by our Department of Public

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