Posted on April 14, 2021
Recently, a coalition of the state’s largest business groups — the Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA), National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) and Connecticut Restaurant Association, which collectively represent thousands of large and small businesses statewide — joined the growing bipartisan call for Connecticut to address the looming unemployment tax burden facing employers.
At the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the state Department of Labor was paying out unemployment…
Posted on April 7, 2021
Yesterday, the Governor issued Executive Order 10E:
Posted on April 7, 2021
For those unaware, Ashford, Tolland and Willington offer energy assistance through the Connecticut Energy/Heat Assistance Program (CEAP/CHAP). This program pays benefits towards primary heat sources (utility or deliverable) and system cleaning for eligible homeowners and renters based on annual gross household income and household size [See Below].
For households with more than eight people, add $2,087 per additional person.
Due to the ongoing pandemic, some…
Posted on April 5, 2021
Acting through the Department of Housing (DOH), the State of Connecticut is developing the UniteCT Program. This $235 million program will provide rental and utility payment assistance to qualified Connecticut households financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The program will financially support households earning up to 80% of the HUD Area Median Income. Click here to see a table of all the towns in CT and their Area Median Income, or check out the map below…
Posted on April 1, 2021
The state of Connecticut has now expanded eligibility for the COVID vaccine to include all individuals aged 16 and older who live, work or attend school in our state.
According to the governor, priority access will be given to people ages 16 to 44 with certain medical conditions, including:
Posted on March 30, 2021
There’s a Judiciary Committee public hearing Wednesday [Details below] where you can share your thoughts about the motor vehicle theft crisis.
Early this session, House Republicans submitted legislation to impose serious legal consequences for teenagers (15-18) who are repeatedly charged with stealing or attempting to steal a vehicle. Our proposal includes:
Posted on March 29, 2021
State Representative Tammy Nuccio (R-Tolland) will be meeting with constituents during a virtual Office Hours event on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. In lieu of traditional in-person district meetings, Rep. Nuccio will host this event online via Zoom with dedicated, 15-minute time slots for each constituent.
“While we’re still unable to hold office hours in person, that doesn’t mean we can’t have a personal, one-on-one conversation about the issues raised in this legislative session,” Rep. Nuccio said.…
Posted on March 26, 2021
HARTFORD — Before the House gaveled into session on Thursday afternoon, State Representative Tammy Nuccio joined her House Republican colleagues in unveiling their plan to restore the legislature as a co-equal branch of the state government. Later, the House considered the extension of the governor’s emergency powers – the third such time that Democratic leaders have voted for unilateral control over the state over the past year.
“This state government was not built to function under one-man-rule.…
Posted on March 23, 2021
HARTFORD — State Representative Tammy Nuccio (R-Tolland) has put her support behind two proposals to aid the state’s small businesses hardest-hit by the pandemic.
A member of the legislature’s Commerce Committee, Nuccio voted yesterday in favor of HB-5759, which would require the state to provide at least 5 days’ notice before issuing any emergency order that would restrict businesses.
“Business owners are used to reacting to all sorts of unforeseen challenges. Whether it’s a sudden snag with a vendor…
Posted on March 21, 2021
TOMORROW, Monday, March 22 beginning at 10:00 a.m., the Planning and Development Committee will be hold a public hearing on two bills that would impact your property taxes. One bill would also push to remove zoning control from local municipalities, which I do not support. Towns like Ashford, Tolland and Willington have already taken steps on their own to diversify their housing stock, and it is not in the best interest of these towns or any towns to take those decisions away from the local community.…