Rep. Nuccio Appears as Guest on Yankee Institute Podcast

Posted on May 24, 2023

HARTFORD – Reps. Tammy Nuccio, the ranking member of the Appropriations Committee, and Holly Cheeseman, the ranking member of the Finance Committee, recently appeared on the Yankee Institute‘s Podcast,  Y CT Matters with Carol Platt Liebau, the president of Yankee Institute.

“It was a great conversation and chance to discuss the ongoing budget talks, our proposal to craft a balanced ways-and-means budget that returns money back to taxpayers and why it’s necessary to reduce government spending for

Rep. Nuccio, House Republicans Unveil Biennial Budget Proposal

Posted on May 2, 2023

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 desperately need tax relief, but they also deserve a government that responsibly prioritizes and funds core services and programs our communities need,” House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora said. “House Republicans

Rep. Nuccio Invited to Vernon’s Career Day

Posted on April 21, 2023

VERNON – Rep. Tammy Nuccio, R-Tolland, was recently invited to Maple Street School in Vernon to take part in the school’s Career Day.

Rep. Nuccio said it was great to spend some time with the class and take some questions about what it’s like to work at the Capitol.

The topics covered during the day included whether the job was difficult and how laws are created in Connecticut.

“These students were so bright and inquisitive, and it was a pleasure to answer all their questions,” Rep. Nuccio said.

Rep. Nuccio Issues Statement on $49 Million Payment to State Workers

Posted on March 31, 2023

HARTFORD – Rep. Tammy Nuccio, R-Tolland, issued the following statement on the advancement of H.R. 26 and S.R. 26, which authorize the payment of an arbitration award for more than 34,000 state employees in the amount of $49 million for additional pandemic pay.

The Appropriations Committee voted to advance the legislation on Thursday during its meeting and the measures now await passage on the floors of the Senate and House. The legislation authorizes payments – ranging

Rep. Nuccio Applauds Advancement of Legislation that Would Prohibit Discrimination in Insurance Underwriting Based on Dog Breeds

Posted on March 27, 2023

HARTFORD – Rep. Tammy Nuccio, R-Tolland, applauded the advancement of H.B. 6635, “An Act Prohibiting Discrimination in Insurance Underwriting Based on the Breed of a Homeowner’s Dog,” which received unanimous bipartisan support earlier this month from the Insurance and Real Estate Commission.

Rep. Nuccio proposed, co-sponsored and promoted the legislation, which would “prohibit homeowners’ insurance and renters’ insurance policies from discriminating based on harboring or owning any dog of a specific

Rep. Nuccio Presents Service Awards to Veterans at Eastern CT Veterans Center

Posted on March 23, 2023

HARTFORD – Rep. Tammy Nuccio, R-Tolland, was invited to the Eastern CT Veterans Community Center on Tuesday evening to present service awards to area veterans who have gone above and beyond in their volunteer efforts.

The center serves veterans in Willimantic and surrounding towns. More than a dozen awards were presented during the ceremony, which also included a dinner for the recipients. Veterans who are members of the Military, Firefighter and Cops Motorcycle Club were also on hand to receive

Rep. Nuccio Participates in Read Across America

Posted on March 9, 2023

Rep. Tammy Nuccio, R-Tolland, recently attended Lake Street School in Vernon and Center Elementary School in Willington for Read Across America Week, which is an opportunity to promote literacy and reading within local schools.

The National Education Association launched Read Across America in 1998 as a year-round program to celebrate reading.

Dr. Seuss’ birthday was March 2 and was declared Read Across America Day, which kicks off Read Across America Week and Read Across America Month.

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Bipartisan Proposal Offers Small Businesses Affordable Health Insurance Options

Posted on February 21, 2023

HARTFORD – A coalition of business groups, chambers of commerce, and non-profit organizations today joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers to support legislation offering healthcare relief for struggling Connecticut small businesses.

HB 6710 allows small employers to pool together to jointly purchase large group health insurance plans directly from a carrier, making health insurance more affordable and accessible.

Small employers with less than 51 employees cannot currently access the large group

Rep. Nuccio Issues Statement in Response to Governor Lamont’s Budget Proposal for FY 2024-2025

Posted on February 9, 2023

HARTFORD – Rep. Tammy Nuccio, R-Tolland, issued the following statement in connection to Governor Lamont’s proposed FY 2024-2025 Budget, which he unveiled Wednesday while addressing the Connecticut General Assembly. Nuccio is the Ranking Member of the legislature’s Appropriations Committee, which provides key oversight of the budget process.

“Today, Governor Lamont addressed the joint legislature to introduce his proposed bi-annual budget. At first glance, I am optimistic. The Governor has heard

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