Newtown State Representative Mitch Bolinsky participated in the Opening Day ceremonies as the General Assembly gaveled in for business yesterday. He stressed the importance of a free, respectful exchange of ideas this session in order to create sound public policy for the future of the state.
Bolinsky acknowledged that there will be disagreement on some issues, but told his colleagues that they should not be disagreeable. He invited First Selectman Dan Rosenthal and Newtown Legislative Council Chair Paul Lundquist as his guests to the session's opening.
The term is about three months, with adjournment scheduled for May 9th