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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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Rep. Wilson to Hold Office Hour in Warren

Posted on September 25, 2019 by hbrooks


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WARREN – Please join State Representative David T. Wilson for a Legislative Office Hour in the Meeting Room at Warren Town Hall to discuss issues and priorities for the upcoming 2020 legislative session. Constituents may attend at any point throughout the hour and raise questions, concerns, or suggestions related to state government with Rep. Wilson.

Where: Warren Town Hall Meeting Room

When: Saturday, October 5, 2019, from 10:00 – 11:00am

This event is free and open to the public. If you are unable

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Rep. Wilson Attends Press Conference to Oppose New Taxes Effective Oct. 1

Posted on September 16, 2019 by hbrooks


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HARTFORD State Representative David T. Wilson (R-66) on Thursday attended a press conference with House and Senate Republican lawmakers to discuss newly released details on the 7.35% “meals tax” to go into effect on October 1, 2019. The tax was included in the state budget passed by Democrats during the 2019 legislative session.

According to a Department of Revenue Services (DRS) policy statement issued this week, the Democrat-approved 7.35% tax will be applied to a long list of food items that

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2019-20 Legislative Internship Taking Applications

Posted on September 3, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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HARTFORD – The Connecticut General Assembly’s Legislative Internship Program is officially accepting applications. It’s a wonderful program designed to allow interns to engage in the state’s governmental processes, which means working directly with State Representatives and Senators, attending meetings and public hearings, as well as assisting with other administrative tasks.

All undergraduate students enrolled and matriculated in an accredited undergraduate degree program at a two- or four-year

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Revolutionary War Living History Day

Posted on August 23, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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Please join me on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at the Center Green in Litchfield for a Revolutionary War Living History Day. Activities begin at 10:00 a.m. and conclude with a performance by the Mattatuck Drum Band at 4:00 p.m.

This is a family-oriented event, with children’s activities running through the entirety of the day at the Congregational Church. There will also be reenactors taking on the personas of actual colonial-era residents of Litchfield. Other scheduled activities include demonstrations

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Rep. Wilson Facilitates American Flag Retirement Drive

Posted on June 18, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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Photo: State Rep. David T. Wilson (right) stands with Litchfield’s First Selectman Leo Paul Jr. on the steps of Litchfield Town Hall with the flag return boxes.

LITCHFIELDState Rep. David T. Wilson (R-Litchfield) hosted a retired American Flag drive to give the citizenry in the 66th Assembly District an opportunity to properly dispose of their worn or used flags. The drive solicited great participation. At its conclusion, there were three collection boxes filled to the brim with flags no longer

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Rep. Wilson Leads Nature Hike at Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust

Posted on June 4, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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Woodbury – State Representative David T. Wilson (R-Litchfield) assembled a group of recreational and outdoor enthusiasts from all over the 66th Assembly District, which is comprised of the towns of Woodbury, Bethlehem, Watertown, Middlebury, Morris, and Litchfield, last weekend in recognition of Connecticut’s Trails Day. This advocacy day is an annual tradition meant to promote the use of state and local parks.

State Rep. Wilson said, “I want to thank the Flanders Nature Center for having us out

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State Rep. David T. Wilson Opposes State Budget

Posted on June 4, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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HARTFORD – State Rep. David T. Wilson (R-Litchfield) stood with his Republican colleagues to oppose the Democrat budget, which came up for debate during Monday’s House session. Legislators were given less than 24 hours to review the document before the Speaker called for a vote. The document is comprised of $752 million in increased taxes over two years, not including the tax on hospitals, and does not provide any financial relief to the state’s nonprofit providers.

“There is no evidence of structural

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State Rep. David T. Wilson Offers Alternative Option for Paid Family Leave

Posted on June 1, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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Hartford – The legislature has approved a state-run family medical leave program that will be funded by job creators and a newly implemented payroll tax. State Rep. David T. Wilson opposed the legislation, but offered an alternative solution that would have allowed businesses to offer paid family medical leave through private insurers, without deducting money from employee paychecks.

Rep. Wilson said, “I have many concerns with this program, primarily because the state will now assume greater responsibility

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