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Rep. David T. Wilson Welcome Litchfield Distillery to Capitol

Posted on May 28, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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HARTFORD – State Representative David T. Wilson welcomed Litchfield Distillery to the State Capitol on Tuesday, May 28. The distillery was visiting the Capitol as part of CT Made Day, which was an advocacy day created to promote businesses that make and sell their goods within Connecticut.

Rep. Wilson said, “Great to see Jack and Peter Baker, partners/co-owners of Litchfield Distillery, at the Capitol participating in CT Made Day. All of the businesses who came to visit us today manufacture their

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State Rep. David T. Wilson Votes to Strengthen Existing Drug Penalties

Posted on May 15, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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HARTFORD – During Tuesday’s House Session, State Representative David T. Wilson (R-Litchfield) voted to strengthen and expand the state’s existing drug penalty laws. The bill, which was approved unanimously, classifies fentanyl as a narcotic and increases penalties associated with possession and other related crimes.

“The opioid epidemic is not slowing down. We continue to lose too many members of our communities to addiction. A way in which we can proactive, is to try and limit the availability

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Rep. Wilson Opposes Minimum Wage Hike

Posted on May 10, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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Hartford – The House of Representatives debated raising the state’s minimum wage for over twelve hours, beginning on the evening of Wednesday, May 8th and concluding in the afternoon of Thursday, May 9th. State Representative David T. Wilson (R-Litchfield) opposed the bill, but it ended up passing by a final vote tally of 85 – 59, with two Democrats joining all Republicans in the dissenting vote.

“We tried to make this piece of legislation better by offering several amendments and counter points

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A Complete List of New Taxes

Posted on May 2, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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Here’s a compilation of some of the many tax changes offered by Governor Lamont in his plan and by legislative Democrats through a recent Finance Committee vote. It remains to be seen which of these ideas will end up in a final budget plan to be voted on by the General Assembly’s full membership.

  • A new 2% Tax on Capital Gains
  • Property Tax Credit – Removed Scheduled Expansion
  • Tax for Rideshare
  • Increase in Sales Tax on Meals
  • 10% Tax Increase on Alcohol
  • Increase Tax rate on Movies 6% to 6.35%
  • Eliminate

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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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