Independent Audit: Funds for Sandy Hook First Responders ‘Used for Other Purposes’

Posted on December 6, 2019 by hbrooks


HARTFORD – State Representative JP Sredzinski (R-112) on Thursday joined fellow House Republicans in calling attention to a recently completed independent audit concluding that a workers compensation fund for workers affected by the Sandy Hook shooting may have been misused by the United Labor Agency (ULA), a charity controlled by the AFL-CIO.

According to state auditors, the ULA violated its fiduciary responsibility by comingling these charitable funds in its coffers, making it difficult, if not

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Take my One-Question Survey on Governor Lamont’s Latest Tolls Plan!

Posted on November 15, 2019 by hbrooks


Please consider taking my one-question survey about the transportation plan released by Governor Lamont last week. If the plan passes, 14 “temporary” tolls will be put up all across the state, including one on I-84 in Newtown.

The governor claims that the tolls will be taken down in 30+ plus years, when his $21.1 billion transportation package is paid off. My position on the subject remains the same: I am against any and all tolls, but let me know your thoughts by clicking this link:

Schedule Nightly Ramp Closures on I-84 Westbound in Newtown

Posted on October 28, 2019 by hbrooks


The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing nightly ramp closures on I-84 westbound in Newtown at Exits 9 and 10 that are necessary to facilitate construction/safety improvement activities.

The Exit 9 ramps (on and off) will be closed nightly beginning on Monday, November 4, 2019, until Wednesday, November 6, 2019. 

The Exit 10 ramps (on and off) will be closed nightly beginning on Thursday, November 7, 2019, until Monday, November 11, 2019. 

The ramps will be closed each night beginning

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Newtown Legislative Delegation to Hold Forum for Businesses Regarding New Taxes and Policies

Posted on October 21, 2019 by hbrooks


NEWTOWN – On Thursday, October 31, State Reps. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) and J.P. Sredzinski (R-112), along with State Sen. Tony Hwang (R-28), will be hosting an informational forum regarding new taxes, fees, and policies that may haunt (a Halloween play on words) Connecticut businesses and residents. The legislators will cover such topics as the recent minimum wage hike, the state’s new family leave program, and changes to the pass-through business entity tax.

Many of these policies, which were enacted

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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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Rep. Sredzinski and Sen. Kelly Holding Legislative Hour to Meet with Constituents

Posted on August 21, 2019 by admin


MONROE – State Representative JP Sredzinski (R-112) and State Senator Kevin Kelly (R-21) invite constituents to meet with them in Monroe on September 3rd to discuss new laws that recently went into effect, as well as any other state issues, that may impact local residents.

When: Tuesday, September 3, 2019

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Where: Monroe Town Hall, Room 204

7 Fan Hill Road, Monroe

This event is free and open to the public. If you are unable to attend but still have questions, or would like to

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