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Take My 2020 Legislative Survey!

Posted on January 3, 2020 by hbrooks


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The 2020 legislative session begins on February 5th, and, in preparation, I have put together a survey based on issues that will likely come before the legislature this year. I encourage you to take the survey by clicking here.

Your input on these issues is vital because it will help me be a more effective representative of our district. Please note, your responses will be kept confidential, but I will be communicating aggregated results when the survey closes.

If you have any questions or concerns

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New Taxes and Laws Effective January 1

Posted on December 31, 2019 by hbrooks


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I want to wish you and your families a safe and happy New Year! With 2019 coming to an end, you should be aware of new taxes and laws that will be going into effect on January 1, 2020.

These new taxes, which I opposed when they came up for debate earlier in the year, include:

  • Dry Cleaning – Existing state sales tax rate will be expanded to dry cleaning services & laundry services
  • Parking – Existing state sales tax rate will be expanded to parking fees
  • Interior Design Service – Existing state sales

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Rep. Wilson Recognized for Devotion to Sportsmen’s Community

Posted on December 2, 2019 by hbrooks


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HARTFORD – State Representative David T. Wilson (R-66) last week was awarded the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses’ (NASC) Heritage Award for his dedicated efforts to the Connecticut Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus. The annual award is given to a legislator within each region of the United States that demonstrates exemplary devotion to his or her respective Sportsmen’s Caucus and an enthusiasm towards the protection and advancement of the sportsmen’s community.

“I am truly honored to be recognized

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Update on Bridge Construction on Route 109 over Wigwam Reservoir in Morris

Posted on November 17, 2019 by hbrooks


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MORRIS – The Connecticut Department of Transportation has announced that the current road closure and detour in Morris at Bridge Number 01309, which carries Route 109 over the Wigwam Reservoir, will continue through December 15, 2019.

The project consists of repairs to the existing box culvert at East Morris Brook and replacement of the bridge that carries Route 109 over the Wigwam reservoir. The project also involves roadway reconstruction, including excavation and paving in the area of the culvert

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Take my One-Question Survey on Gov. Lamont’s Latest Tolls Proposal!

Posted on November 15, 2019 by hbrooks


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I want to hear from you!

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 at the Waterbury Mixmaster on I-84.

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

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Reps. Wilson and Polletta to Host ‘Open for Business?’ Forum in Woodbury

Posted on November 11, 2019 by hbrooks


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WOODBURY – On Wednesday, November 20, State Reps. Joe Polletta (R-68), David Wilson (R-66) will be hosting an informational forum regarding new taxes, fees, and policies that impact 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 in the Democrats’ state budget, place new mandates on businesses to collect

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Rep. Wilson Participates in Litchfield Community Events

Posted on November 8, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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PHOTO: Rep. Wilson welds during his visit to Wamogo Regional High School on Thursday, November 7th, as he toured the facility and learned more about the argiscience programs.

Litchfield – Business for State Representative David T. Wilson (R-Litchfield) never stops, even though the Connecticut General Assembly only meets at the Capitol on a part-time basis. On Thursday, November 7th, Rep. Wilson participated in three local events including Wamogo Regional High School’s agriculture open house, meeting

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Rep. Wilson Receives 100 Percent Voting Score from State’s Largest Business Group

Posted on October 21, 2019 by hbrooks


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HARTFORDState Representative David Wilson (R-66) earned a 100% voting score from the Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA) for the 2019 legislative session, which ended in June.

Each year, the CBIA, Connecticut’s largest business group, assigns scores to legislators based on their votes on key bills that potentially have a large impact—positive or negative—on the state’s economic competitiveness and business climate, according to its website. Legislators who supported the business

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National Drug Take Back Day is October 26

Posted on October 16, 2019 by hbrooks


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Saturday, October 26th from 10:00am-2:00pm is National Drug Take Back Day. The Take Back Day is part of the DEA’s National Take Back Initiative to safely dispose of unwanted medications.

There is a collection site in our area:

Woodbury

Woodbury Resident Trooper’s Office

271 Main St. S., Woodbury

 

Help prevent over-the-counter (cough medicine, pain relievers, etc.) and prescription drug abuse by dropping off any unwanted, expired, or unused medicines, vitamins, or nutritional supplements. All medications

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New Taxes and Laws Effective October 1

Posted on September 27, 2019 by hbrooks


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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, please find a list of more noteworthy tax increases and new laws below:

Tax and Fee Increases Effective October 1st

These tax increases were included in the Democrats’ state budget passed this year, which House and Senate Republicans

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