Connecticut Energy Assistance Program Applications are Open (Sept. 1)

Posted on September 1, 2023 by atammaro

The application period for the 2023-2024 winter season of the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) will begin on September 1, 2023. The program helps Connecticut residents – including both homeowners and renters – with the costs associated with heating their homes.

Basic benefits toward heating bills range from $180 to $530 depending on income, size of household, and need. Benefits are available for households with incomes up to 60% of the state median income, which equates to roughly $79,910

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

Posted on June 6, 2023 by atammaro

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 by atammaro

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