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

Posted on June 6, 2023

HARTFORD – On Tuesday, State Rep. Joe Polletta (R-68) 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 features more than $150 million for local education, investments in public safety, strict adherence to fiscal guardrails established in the 2017 budget agreement, and establishes a phase-out on pension and annuity taxes. Each of these key initiatives

Rep. Polletta Announces State Grant for Watertown Recreational Trails Restoration Project

Posted on May 15, 2023

HARTFORD – On Monday, State Representative Joe Polletta (R-68) announced the award of a state grant for restoration efforts towards the Naugatuck River Greenway in Watertown as part of the Connecticut Recreational Trails Program.

Watertown will receive $299,935 as part of the program which is administered by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and is one in a series of grants approved by the State Bond Commission in July 2022.

“I am thrilled to announce the funding

House Republicans Unveil Biennial 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.

“Connecticut residents and families are needing financial relief and the House Republican