Rep. Zawistowski, Sen. Kissel Celebrate Federal Grant Money to East Granby for Rehabilitation of Viets’ Tavern

Posted on July 14, 2023 by atammaro


EAST GRANBY – On July 13th, State Rep. Tami Zawistowski (R-61) celebrated that the National Parks Service (NPS) announced $10 million in grants from funding through the Semiquincentennial Grant Program commemorating the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States. The grant program was created by Congress in 2020 and is funded through the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF).

East Granby will receive $750,000 from NPS to support the rehabilitation of Viets’ Tavern across from Old Newgate Prison

NORTH CENTRAL NEWS: “Old New Gate looking new again after renovations”

Posted on July 12, 2023 by atammaro


The following was published in the North Central News.

EAST GRANBY – Old New Gate Prison and Copper Mine celebrated the completion of its renovation on June 18.

The renovation project included the restoration of the museum entryway, the construction of a new picnic area, and installation of new exhibits.

“We are thrilled to celebrate the completion of this important renovation project,” Museum Curator Morgan Bengel said. “Old New Gate Prison and Copper Mine is a valuable part of Connecticut’s history

Rep. Zawistowski Votes to Adopt 2024-25 Connecticut State Budget with Historic Income Tax Cut

Posted on June 6, 2023 by atammaro


HARTFORD – On Tuesday, State Rep. Tami Zawistowski (R-61) voted to adopt the FY 2024-2025 Connecticut state budget, headlined by a historic cut to the state income tax for middle- and low-income earners and families.

The fully balanced bipartisan budget also features more than $150 million for local education, establishes a phase-out of pension and annuity taxes, provides funding to reduce and eventually eliminate wait lists for autism waivers and supports other important programs for those with