Barkhamsted, Granby, Hartland and New Hartford

Rep. Simanski and Sen. Witkos Host Town Hall in New Hartford

Posted on July 2, 2019 by admin


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NEW HARTFORD – State Representative Bill Simanski (R-62) and State Senator Kevin Witkos (R-8) hosted a legislative update on the recently concluded 2019 regular legislative session at Town Hall on Tuesday, June 26th.

The legislative update began with a brief overview of the major topics from the legislative session. Residents from shared their questions, comments and concerns about state government with Sen. Witkos and Rep. Simanski. Most shared their concerns about state finances and concerns about the proposed installation of tolls and new sales taxes on services such as dry cleaning.

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North Central Legislators Tour Thrall Family Malt Farm

Posted on June 25, 2019 by admin


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WINDSOR – State Representatives Bill Simanski (R-62), Christopher Davis (R-57) and Tami Zawistowski (R-61) toured the Thrall Family Malt House with Spencer and Sarah Thrall on Thursday, June 13th.

Malt is produced by germinating grains by soaking them in water and then drying them with hot air to stop further germination. The malted grain is used in a variety of products from beer and whiskey to baked goods and malt vinegar.

Rep. Simanski commented, “It was exciting to see the whole process from the harvested grain to the final product. I was impressed with the variety that they can produce to meet the different needs to craft breweries.”

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North Central Legislators Tour National Guard Small Air Terminal

Posted on June 19, 2019 by admin


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EAST GRANBY – State Representatives Bill Simanski (R-62), Christopher Davis (R-57), Tami Zawistowski (R-61) and Tom Delnicki (R-14) toured the recently completed Small Air Terminal at the Bradley Air National Guard Base on Thursday, June 13th.

The Representatives were welcomed by Adjutant General of the Connecticut National Guard Major General Evon and the tour was conducted by 103rd Airlift Wing Commander Colonel Gwinn, and United States Air Force Master Sergeant Ewings.

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