House Minority Leader Vincent Candelora has appointed state Rep. Tony Scott, R-Monroe, as the leading House Republican on the General Assembly’s Housing Committee, according to a press release. Scott represents the 112th House District, which as of January, will include Monroe and parts of Easton and Trumbull.

In his new role as ranking member of the committee, Scott will lead housing-related policy initiatives on behalf of House Republicans.

“I’m honored by the trust that Representative Candelora has placed in me with this appointment to a key legislative panel that effects the lives of so many of our residents,” said Scott in a press release. “I’m looking forward to getting to work on these important matters when the next legislative session begins in January.”

Scott served as a member of the Monroe Town Council, where he also was Chairman of the key Strategic Planning Subcommittee. He previously served on Monroe’s Parks & Recreation Commission, leading as chairman for six years. He also served on the Monroe Economic Development Commission. A graduate of Penn State University with a Communications degree in Broadcast Journalism, he currently works in Marketing at Edgewell Personal Care in Shelton as Senior Promotions Manager, the press release states.

Constituents in the 112th District can contact him at any time at or by calling 860-240-8700. They can also stay up-to-date on bills and future events by signing up for Rep. Scott’s email newsletter at

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