Visit the state's coronavirus portal for up-to-date information CLICK HERE

Polletta, Miner Seek Hearing on Missing Unemployment Checks, Banking Information Potentially Compromised

Posted on October 14, 2020 by jdooley


HARTFORD – State Senator Craig Miner (R-Litchfield) and State Representative Joe Polletta (R-Watertown), ranking members of General Assembly’s Labor and Public Employees Committee, are requesting that the committee hold a hearing immediately to investigate reports that multiple people collecting unemployment benefits have had their direct deposit banking information changed without their knowledge.

“After a very rough and shaky start to actually getting checks out to people Connecticut now has this

Read More

Rep. Polletta Announces Upcoming Energy Hearings on Rate Hikes

Posted on September 4, 2020 by jdooley


On Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 10:30 AM, the Energy and Technology committee will be holding a listening session to get public testimony on a bill to address emergency responses and revise the regulation of our public utilities. 

Check out the bill here.   

If you wish to testify via Zoom, you must register in advance here: 

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cKHiLFBeSru6a1ksewZX0A

*Registration will close on Monday @ 12PM* No internet
access? No problem! You can also provide testimony via phone. To register

Read More

Rep. Polletta: Tax Free Week Starts August 16th

Posted on August 13, 2020 by jdooley


With our normal routines disrupted by the Coronavirus, I want to remind you to take advantage of the upcoming “Tax Free Week” which runs from Sunday, August 16 through Saturday, August 22.

Last year, I was part of a contingent of legislators who successfully fought back against attempts by the governor to end the weekly tax break event which benefits so many working families.

This one-week event eliminates Connecticut’s 6.35 percent sales tax on clothing and footwear costing less than $100 per item.

Read More