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Rep. Nuccio Speaks in Support of State Police Contract that Addresses Retention, Recruitment and Fair Wages

Posted on February 1, 2023


HARTFORD – Rep. Tammy Nuccio, R-Tolland, recently spoke on the House floor in support of a new contract for Connecticut State Troopers that provides fair compensation for men and women who put their lives on the line for our communities every day.

This four-year contract addresses overtime, benefits, changes in stipends, training pay and wage increases (2.5% in the first year).

“I’m grateful there are men and women out there who are willing to do a highly stressful and difficult job. But we are seeing

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Our Path to Reducing Energy Costs

Posted on January 24, 2023


HARTFORD – Rep. Tammy Nuccio, R-Tolland, joined her House and Senate Republican colleagues in offering a comprehensive package of policy proposals to reduce the cost of electric bills and make energy more affordable over the long term.

These policies will immediately reduce energy costs for families by over $362 million per year, saving the average household $210 next year. In the long run, the plan will drive down costs by even more while implementing important ratepayer protections.

Action on this

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Rep. Nuccio Sworn In as State Representative and Assigned to Leadership Post

Posted on January 5, 2023


HARTFORD – Rep. Tammy Nuccio, R-Tolland, was sworn in Wednesday as the representative for the 53th District in the House of Representatives during a ceremony attended by her family members.

Rep. Nuccio was also appointed as the Ranking Member of the legislature’s Appropriations Committee, which has cognizance of all matters relating to appropriations and the budgets of state agencies. Other issues under the committee’s jurisdiction include matters relating to state employees’ salaries, benefits and

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Local Updates from the Connecticut Department of Transportation

Posted on November 21, 2022



Public Invited to Virtual Informational Meeting Regarding the Route 140 Geometry Improvements in Ellington and Tolland

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) will conduct a Virtual Public Information Meeting concerning the Route 140 Geometry Improvements on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 7 p.m. The meeting will take place on Zoom and registration is required. A Question and Answer (Q&A) session will immediately follow the presentation. The presentation will be recorded. For instructions

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State Representative Tammy Nuccio Supportive of Special Legislative Session

Posted on November 16, 2022


“I stand with our leadership in calling for a special legislative session to address the various issues that Connecticut residents are facing on a daily basis. Although I appreciate that the 2023 legislative session is a very short time away, the reality of our situation is with winter approaching, Connecticut families are going to need all the help they can get and timing is of the essence to act. Last week, the people of Connecticut cast their ballots and elected us to lead our state. The number

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New Laws – October 1st 2022

Posted on September 29, 2022


Dear Friends & Neighbors,

October 1st marks the effective date of many new laws. Below are links for information on notable laws (or sections of laws) taking effect that address juvenile crime, youth mental health, government transparency, and lifting the cap on cottage food.

AN ACT CONCERNING JUVENILE JUSTICE AND SERVICES, FIREARMS BACKGROUND CHECKS, AND LARCENY OF A MOTOR VEHICLE.
Public Act No. 22-115 (Sec. 1-4, 6-10, 13-18)
Summary
House Bill No. 5417

AN ACT CONCERNING THE IDENTIFICATION AND

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2022 Veterans Stand Down Events

Posted on September 16, 2022


Dear Friends & Neighbors,

The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) recently announced their annual “Stand Down” event for Veterans scheduled for Friday, September 23rd from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at five locations across the state.

These events are a one-stop location for Connecticut’s Veterans, Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel, and their immediate families to access DVA services and programs from federal agencies, Veterans organizations, and community-based

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Mill and Overlay Resurfacing on I-84 Eastbound between Exit 68 to Exit 71 and I-84 Westbound between Exit 71 and Exit 67 (including ramps) in Vernon, Tolland, and Willington

Posted on September 15, 2022


The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is announcing temporary ramp detours associated with the milling and paving on I-84 Eastbound between Exit 68 to Exit 71 and I-84 Westbound between Exit 71 to Exit 67 (including ramps) to begin on Sunday, September 11, 2022.

This project consists of milling and overlaying portions of I-84 and associated bridges and ramps in the Towns of Vernon, Tolland, and Willington. (Eastbound between Exit 68 to Exit 71 and Westbound between Exit 71 and Exit

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Back to School Traffic Safety

Posted on September 8, 2022


Dear Friends & Neighbors,

With school starting and thousands of children soon waiting at the end of their driveways or on the side of a road for the bus, I wanted to remind everyone to be careful on our public roadways. When school is in session, drivers should use extra caution, especially near bus stops, schools, playgrounds, and athletic fields.

Safety tips for drivers:

  • State law prohibits passing a school bus with its lights flashing. Some school buses are equipped with cameras to record passing

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The Cost of Heating Your Home

Posted on August 26, 2022


Dear Friends & Neighbors,

In early June, my Republican colleagues and I raised concerns about the financial pressure residents would experience this fall as they faced the skyrocketing expense of heating their homes. We proposed a plan to use some of the state’s significant surplus funds to provide additional home heating assistance to those who would need it. Our plan fell on deaf ears. Our concern on this subject continues as the legislature grapples with the reality that one-time federal funding

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