Temporary Exit 10 Ramp Closures on I-84 Westbound, Newtown

Posted on October 4, 2019 by hbrooks


The Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced the closures of on and off-ramps of Exit 10 on I-84 westbound in Newtown. The closure will begin Monday, October 7, at 10:00am and be completed on Friday, October 11, at 5:00am. The closures and detours are necessary to facilitate construction/safety improvement activities.

Detour Information:

  • Westbound Exit 10 off-ramp: Take exit 9 and follow signs to Route 25 to Route 6 to detour.
  • Westbound Exit 10 on-ramp: Follow detour Route 6

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New Taxes and Laws Effective Oct. 1

Posted on September 26, 2019 by hbrooks


As we transition out of summer and into autumn, we prepare for a number of new laws and tax and fee increases to take effect starting on October 1st. These new laws and taxes may have an impact on you, your business, and our community.

In an effort to keep you informed, some of the more noteworthy tax increases and new laws are listed below:

Tax and Fee Increases Effective October 1st

These tax increases were included in the Democrats’ state budget passed this year, which my Republican colleagues

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Rep. Sredzinski: Democrats’ Meals Tax is ‘Dishonest and Indefensible’

Posted on September 13, 2019 by hbrooks


HARTFORD State Representative JP Sredzinski (R-112) on Thursday joined his House and Senate Republican colleagues to call the public’s attention to newly released details on the 7.35% “meals tax” set to go into effect on October 1, 2019. The tax was included in the state budget passed by Democrats during the 2019 legislative session and will include nearly all prepared food items from bags of spinach weighing 8-ounces to rotisserie chicken.

According to a Department of Revenue Services (DRS) policy

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School Bus Safety Advisory from Rep. Sredzinski

Posted on August 27, 2019 by admin


HARTFORD – With Newtown students back in school and Monroe students set to begin on Thursday, State Representative JP Sredzinski (R-112) feels it is important to remind all constituents of the importance of school bus safety, including stopping for their flashing red lights.

“As Ranking Member of the Public Safety Committee, I recognize the need for the safety of our children when boarding the school bus, or riding to and from school,” said Rep. Sredzinski. “We want to do everything we can to keep school buses as the safest form of student transportation. As a driver, please follow posted speed limits in school zones, keep a safe following distance from a school bus and be prepared to stop on both sides of the road at railroad intersections and student pick-up/drop-off sites.”

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Sredzinski Achieves Perfect Voting Record During Regular Legislative Session

Posted on August 22, 2019 by admin


Fourth 100% Score for Local State Representative

HARTFORD – For the fourth time, State Representative J.P. Sredzinski (R-112) is being recognized for his outstanding attendance record at the Legislature in Hartford.

Rep. Sredzinski cast a vote on all 388 pieces of legislation that came before the House of Representatives during the 2019 Regular Legislative Session. According to statistics compiled by the House Clerk’s Office, this perfect score and attendance is very difficult to achieve, with only

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