Rep. Scott Supports Bipartisan Budget Plan

Posted on June 6, 2023

Hartford—The House approved a two-year, $51 billion budget plan on a vote of 139-12. Among the highlights of this plan is a reduction of the income tax from 5% to 4.50% and 3% to 2%. The budget also increases the Earned Income Tax Credit for working families from 30.5% to 40%.

“I voted for this bipartisan budget because of the tax relief for families. We also fought for more funding for nonprofits. I’m pleased that the Democrats and the Governor chose to adopt the rate House Republicans proposed

Rep. Scott, Housing Committee ranking member, opposes omnibus housing bill

Posted on June 5, 2023

Hartford— A contentious zoning reform proposal calculating affordable housing needs was going to be mandated, but the bill narrowly approved in the early morning hours on Saturday turned it into a study. This bill was brought out shortly before midnight Friday as an amendment to an unrelated bill.

“For about two hours, I asked questions, expressed concerns, and relayed to my colleagues what was included in this bill. This has the state assessing the need for affordable housing, by town, for informational

Scott, Legislators Honor Flag Day in Trumbull

Posted on June 5, 2023

TRUMBULL– To honor Flag Day, State Reps. David Rutigliano (R-123), Ben McGorty (R-122) and Tony Scott (R-112) held an in-person flag collection as part of the month-long flag drive in cooperation with the Trumbull American Legion Post #141 for worn and tattered flags at the Middlebrook Elementary School last Saturday.

There are still drop-off boxes at both the Trumbull Public Library and the Fairchild Nichols Memorial Library branches for the collection of worn, faded and tattered American flags

House Unanimously Passes Bill Concerning Persons With Intellectual or Developmental Disability

Posted on May 31, 2023

Hartford— The House has unanimously passed a comprehensive bill concerning resources and support services for person with an intellectual or developmental disability (I/DD).

Rep. Tony Scott (R-112) voted for HB 5001, which includes a number of bills brought up for public hearings this session to minimize waiting lists for support services, housing, and workforce development for individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability, as well as those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).


Rep. Scott Statement on An Act Addressing Gun Violence

Posted on May 25, 2023

HartfordState Representative Tony Scott (R-112) voted against HB 6667 on Thursday.

This piece of legislation included concepts from several bills brought up for public hearings, some of which I could have supported. I ultimately voted against this proposal because it targeted law-abiding gun owners.

There’s a growing frustration from gun owners that they are continually asked to meet more stringent requirements of using and possessing their firearms. Even after proving they are suitable to obtain

Rep. Scott Welcomes Masuk High School Robotics Team Members to Capitol

Posted on May 11, 2023

Hartford— Members of the Masuk High School Robotics team visited the state Capitol Wednesday for a School-Manufacturing Connection Fair. Rep. Tony Scott (R-112) met with members of the team and with Head Coach William McDonough about the recent Worlds Competition and next season’s project.

This is the 13th year of the program in Monroe with about 175 students in grades 6 through 12 participating. The Masuk team had 27 robots competing this year. Two teams of high school students and one from Jockey

Monroe Legislators Welcome Masuk High School Softball Team to Capitol

Posted on May 10, 2023

HartfordMonroe State Representative Tony Scott (R-112) and Senate Minority Leader Kevin Kelly (R-21) welcomed the four-time State Champion Masuk High School Panthers softball team to the State Capitol on May 9, 2023.

“The word dynasty is used a lot in sports, many times overused, but in this case it’s warranted.  This team has won back-to-back-to-back-to-back state titles. They have also been the #1 ranked softball team in the state of Connecticut, regardless of division, the last four seasons, while

Rep. Scott Raises Concerns Over Early Voting Implementation Bill

Posted on May 5, 2023

Hartford-The Connecticut House of Representatives approved a bill Thursday to implement early voting. State Representative Tony Scott (R-Monroe) voted against the proposal to have 14 days of early voting for a regular, general election after speaking with elections officials in the 112th District.

An amendment to the state constitution was approved in November allowing the General Assembly to make laws creating a system for electors to vote early.

“I’ve talked with the Registrars of Voters and asked

Monroe State Legislators Welcome Masuk High School Boys Hockey Champions to Capitol

Posted on May 4, 2023

Hartford—Monroe State Representative Tony Scott (R-112), Senator Marilyn Moore (D-22) and Senate Minority Leader Kevin Kelly (R-21) welcomed the Boys Hockey 2023 CIAC Division III State Champion Masuk High School Panthers to the State Capitol on May 3, 2023.

“The team won their first title in March, and I congratulate them on their victory. I want to especially congratulate Freshman goalie Maddex LaFountain, who made 24 saves, and Connecticut Hockey Player of the Year, Drew Scalia, who had a hat

Rep. Scott, House Republicans Unveil Biennial Budget Proposal

Posted on May 2, 2023

2024-2025 plan provides more tax relief than Governor and Democrats, invests in key areas including education and nonprofit social safety net providers

HARTFORDState Representative Tony Scott (R-Monroe) joined House Republicans on Tuesday and released a balanced budget proposal that provides more than $1 billion in broad-based tax relief to Connecticut residents while also making historic investments in education and providing more funding for nonprofit providers.

“Our proposal would provide tax