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Woodbury Legislators Host Coffee Hour

Posted on April 23, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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Woodbury – State Representative David T. Wilson (R-Litchfield) and State Senator Eric Berthel (R-Watertown) hosted a coffee hour at the Charcoal Chef. Woodbury’s state legislators hosted the event in order to provide an update on the current legislative session and to answer any questions those in attendance had.

“I want to thank those who were able to participate in our coffee hour last week. Sen. Berthel and I facilitated a quality discussion on the major topics being debated in Hartford including

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Rep. David T. Wilson and Sen. Eric Berthel Hosting Coffee & Conversation

Posted on April 10, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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WoodburyState Representative David T. Wilson (R-Litchfield) and State Senator Eric Berthel (R-Watertown) will be hosting a Coffee & Conversation at the Charcoal Chef (670 Main Street, Woodbury) for a legislative update on the current session. The event will take place on Friday, April 19, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. It is also a good opportunity to voice any concerns or ask questions about state government. The event is free and open to the public.

If you have any questions about the event, you

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Rep. David T. Wilson Recognizes Litchfield Company Fire Chief James Koser

Posted on April 4, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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PHOTO: Chief James Koser (middle) is flanked by family and fellow firefighters at the 2019 CSFA Hall of Fame Dinner, after receiving a legislative citation from Rep. D.T. Wilson (right).

Plantsville State Rep. David T. Wilson (R-Litchfield) was invited to attend the 2019 Connecticut State Firefighters Association (CSFA) Hall of Fame Dinner on Thursday, April 4 at the Aqua Turf Club. The Litchfield Fire Company Chief, James Koser, was one of eleven members to be inducted into the hall this year.

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Rep. David T. Wilson, Sportsmen’s Caucus Host Game Dinner

Posted on April 4, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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Hartford – State Representative David T. Wilson (R-Litchfield), along with the entire membership of the Sportsmen’s Caucus, hosted a Game Dinner on Tuesday, April 2, at the Legislative Office Building.

“People need to see the benefits of hunting, trapping and fishing. For many, especially in more rural areas, these activities are an integral part of life. Proficiency within these practices can provide your family with many different sources of food and pelts. I think we surprised many of our legislative

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CHESLA Scholarship Applications Available

Posted on April 1, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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I would like to make you aware that the Connecticut Higher Education Supplemental Loan Authority (CHESLA), a quasi-public financial institution, will be accepting scholarship applications beginning today, Monday, April 1. CHESLA’s in-school fixed rate loan is available to qualifying students who attend non-profit higher education institutions in Connecticut and to Connecticut residents who attend non-profit higher education institutions within the United States.

 

All eligibility requirements and

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Rep. David T. Wilson Visits Wamogo Students

Posted on March 28, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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Litchfield – State Rep. David T. Wilson (R-Litchfield) was invited to meet with students at Wamogo Regional High School where he lead a civics discussion over two class periods. Students were invited to submit questions to Rep. D.T. Wilson prior to his visit to the school, much of the discussion was based upon their legislative inquiries.

Rep. D.T. Wilson said, “It’s a blessing that we have such engaged students out here in the Northwest Corner. We went over critical issues that are dictating the

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Tolls Forum Recap

Posted on March 13, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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Thank you for those who attended Monday (3/11) evening’s toll forum in Torrington. It was a great evening with wonderful participation from the public. We had over 100 people from the Northwest Corner attend, listen and speak their minds.

Some of the important takeaways from last night’s meeting included:

  • An overall understanding that regardless of how many, or how few, toll gantries there will be rates will be set in order to capture $1 billion in additional tax dollar revenue
  • The majority of toll revenue will come from Connecticut residents, studies have shown that between 60 and 70 percent of tolling revenue will be coming directly from us
  • We have the ability to make infrastructure improvements without needing to put up tolls or raising taxes

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Wilson Reacts to Governor’s Budget Presentation

Posted on February 21, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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HARTFORD – State Rep. David T. Wilson (R-Litchfield) listened to the governor’s first budget proposal. Governor Lamont presented his plan to manage the state’s finances over the next two years to the state legislature, with the plan mainly utilizing revenue increases to close projected deficits.

“This document will place additional taxes on middle class families and have long-term unintended consequences,” Rep. Wilson explained. “I was baffled when the governor said that in order for us as a state to keep up with modernization, we need to expand what is eligible to be taxed. At the same time, the governor expressed the need for us to become more business friendly, making Connecticut more attractive to younger folks. If budgetary policies raise the cost of living it is counterintuitive to making our state a better place to live.”

According to Rep. Wilson, under Governor Lamont’s budget there will be a myriad of new taxes including, but not limited to, haircuts, industry services, and tolls.

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Rep. David T. Wilson Welcomes BSA Scouts

Posted on February 1, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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Hartford – State Representative David T. Wilson (R-Litchfield) welcomed the Boy Scouts of America to the State Capitol on Friday, February 1st. The BSA recently opened enrollment to include women, which was a major component of the organization’s visit with state legislators.

Rep. Wilson said, “Proud to join many BSA scouts at the Capitol. We recently welcomed many new women to the BSA and hosted them in the House of Representatives. I am confident that the youths involved with this organization will become effective leaders in the future and I wish them success as they work towards earning their scout badges!”

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NARCAN Training – Sunday, February 3rd

Posted on January 30, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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Connecticut Junior Women is hosting a NARCAN Training at Woodbury Public Library this Sunday, February 3, from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

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