Rep. Zawistowski Welcomes Team 176: Aces High Robotics to State Capitol

Posted on May 12, 2023


HARTFORD – On Wednesday, May 10th, State Rep. Tami Zawistowski (R-61) welcomed Team 176: Aces High to the State Capitol in Hartford for Manufacturing Connection Day. Aces High has won the New England FIRST Robotics Competition two years in a row and was a division finalist at the Worlds competition in Houston.

“It was a pleasure to welcome these bright students to the Capitol to recognize their accomplishments as a team and positive representation of and contributions to our community as scholars

House Republicans Unveil CT State Budget Proposal

Posted on May 2, 2023


2024-2025 plan provides more tax relief than Governor and Democrats, invests in key areas including education and nonprofit social safety net providers

HARTFORD—House Republicans on Tuesday released a balanced budget proposal that provides more than $1 billion in broad-based tax relief to Connecticut residents while also making historic investments in education and providing more funding for nonprofit providers.

“While Connecticut residents have growing concerns of affordability, House Republicans

Take My Legislative Survey!

Posted on April 11, 2023


Thank you for your interest in taking my legislative survey. As your state representative in the 61st Assembly District, it is vital that your voices be heard in every step of the legislative process.

Your input strengthens the quality of our legislation and guides my work as your representative.

Below, you will find a series of questions on some major issues facing Connecticut. Tell me where you stand:


Rep. Zawistowski Welcomes Youth Sportsmen to State Capitol to Deliver Testimony

Posted on March 11, 2023


HARTFORD – On March 10th, State Representative Tami Zawistowski (R-61) invited two youth sportsmen to Hartford to testify in a public hearing before the legislature’s Environment Committee. Both students spoke on HB 1149 – An Act Eliminating All Restrictions on Sunday Hunting on Public and Private Property in support of permitting Sunday hunting in Connecticut.

Caleb Kleinman of East Granby and Sara Daigle of East Windsor, both 12 years of age, recently graduated at the top of their class in sportsmen

Rep. Zawistowski Delivers Valentines to Suffield First Responders

Posted on February 14, 2023


SUFFIELD — On Friday, February 10th, State Representative Tami Zawistowski (R-61) took time to partner local public schools with career and volunteer first responders in Suffield. Students from Spaulding Elementary in Suffield were asked to design handmade Valentines to be delivered to police officers, firefighters, and ambulance service workers in town. The students displayed incredible creativity  in this project and Suffield’s brave first responders were extremely grateful for the heartfelt holiday

Rep. Zawistowski, House Republicans Unveil Session Priorities for Cannabis Safety

Posted on January 24, 2023


HARTFORD— State Rep. Tami Zawistowski (R-61) House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled caucus proposals aimed at creating a safer environment surrounding the recreational use and retail sale of cannabis.

“When it comes to our state’s fledgling cannabis marketplace, the umbrella message emanating from the Governor’s office is, unfortunately, one of shining positivity that in our opinion is at odds with the concerns of not just many residents, but also state mental health and addiction professionals who

Rep. Zawistowski, CT Republicans Unveil A Better Way For Energy Affordability

Posted on January 18, 2023


Will Save Families Over $210 Per Year Immediately, More Over the Long Term

HARTFORD – Today, Rep. Tami Zawistowski (R-61) joined Senate and House Republican Leaders to detail a comprehensive package of policy proposals to reduce the cost of electric bills and make energy more affordable over the long term.

The policies will reduce energy costs for CT families by over $362 million per year, saving the average household over $210 next year.  In the long run, the plan will drive down costs by even more

Rep. Zawistowski Takes Oath of Office to Begin Fifth Term in Connecticut House of Representatives

Posted on January 4, 2023


HARTFORD – On Wednesday, the Connecticut General Assembly convened to begin the 2023 legislative session. State Rep. Tami Zawistowski (R-61) was sworn in to begin her fifth full legislative term representing the 61st District.

Opening Day ceremonies at the State Capitol in Hartford included swearing in for state senators and representatives, oaths of office for constitutional officers, and the governor’s inauguration.

“To be back in the people’s House, serving residents of East Granby, Suffield,

2022 Veterans Stand Down Events

Posted on September 16, 2022


Dear Friends & Neighbors,

The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) recently announced their annual “Stand Down” event for Veterans scheduled for Friday, September 23rd from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at five locations across the state.

These events are a one-stop location for Connecticut’s Veterans, Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel, and their immediate families to access DVA services and programs from federal agencies, Veterans organizations, and community-based

Calling for Additional Heating Assistance Funds

Posted on September 8, 2022


Dear Friends & Neighbors,

As you may be aware, the federal funding for Connecticut’s home heating assistance program (LIHEAP) was reduced this year, even though costs have skyrocketed. On Monday, Republican members of the Appropriations, Energy, and Human Services committees proposed an amendment to supplement $79.2 million in expected federal LIHEAP funds to increase total home energy assistance to $191.5 million. The supplemental funds would come from leftover federal funding the state received