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National Drug Take Back Day April 30 2022

Posted on April 27, 2022


Dear Friends & Neighbors,

This Saturday, April 30th, is National Drug Take Back Day. The Take Back Day is part of the DEA’s National Take Back Initiative to safely dispose of unwanted medications.

Take Back Day Events are happening across the state from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Use the link below to search for local collection events close to you:

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Local Collection Drop Boxes

As of 2021, there are 116 drop boxes across Connecticut located at local police stations, state

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Rep. Nuccio Supports Connecticut Law Enforcement

Posted on April 26, 2022


HARTFORD – On Wednesday, April 20th, State Representative Tammy Nuccio (R-53) voted in favor of a Republican-led amendment which would have revised the police accountability law and provide law enforcement with additional tools to do their jobs.

The amendment LCO 5001 was offered on HB 5420 “An Act Concerning Mental Health Needs of and Services for Police Officers, Certain Requirements Regarding Police Training and Certain Reports.” The proposal offered by Republicans in response to recent increase

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Connecticut Republicans Call for Tax Relief

Posted on April 22, 2022


Connecticut Senate and House Republicans unveiled a $1.2 billion tax relief package to help Connecticut’s working- and middle-class families.

The proposal reduces the state income tax for low- and middle-income families and individuals, reduces the state sales tax and eliminates the meals tax, extends the gas tax suspension, cuts the tax on diesel, expands property tax relief, eliminates the state’s new truck tax, accelerates the elimination of the income tax on pension and annuities, and reduces

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Rep. Nuccio Supports Epinephrine Cartridge Injector Affordability

Posted on April 20, 2022


HARTFORD – State Representative Tammy Nuccio (R-53) voted in favor of HB 5386 “An Act Concerning Health Insurance Coverage for Epinephrine Cartridge Injectors, Health Carriers and Pharmacy Benefit Managers,” which would place a cap on costs for epinephrine cartridge injectors.

“The cost for these life-saving products have increased in recent years,” said Rep. Nuccio. “This legislation is a step in the right direction to lower costs and improve the availability of epinephrine injectors.”

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Rep. Nuccio Supports Supermarket Food Donation Study

Posted on April 20, 2022


HARTFORD – State Representative Tammy Nuccio (R-53) voted in favor of HB 5146 “An Act Concerning Food Donation.” With the goal of assisting hungry or food insecure Connecticut residents, the legislation passed unanimously to study the issue and identify ways to encourage donations to food relief organizations.

If enacted, the legislation will ease regulations on food donations and establish a task force to study, “examine, and make recommendations concerning, establishing a supermarket food donation

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Rep. Nuccio Hosts Constituent Coffee Hours

Posted on April 19, 2022


TOLLAND/WILLINGTON – State Representative Tammy Nuccio (R-53) recently hosted Coffee Hours for constituents to share their questions and comments about state government. Hours were hosted at the Dunkin Donuts in Tolland and Hilltop Restaurant in Willington.

“We are in the thick of the legislative session,” said Rep. Nuccio. “I would like to thank constituents for joining me and sharing their opinions on legislation as we are debating these topics in the Capitol. My focus continues to be affordability

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Rep. Nuccio Co-Sponsors Learn Here, Live Here Legislation

Posted on April 11, 2022


HARTFORD – State Representative Tammy Nuccio (R-53) co-sponsored Senate Bill 45 “An Act Concerning the Learn Here, Live Here Program,” which would provide incentives to Connecticut graduates of public or private high schools or graduates of higher education institutions to buy a first home in state.

The Learn Here, Live Here Program was first passed into law over a decade ago but has struggled with funding and awareness. This legislation would require the Department of Economic and Community Development

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Tax Free Week April 10-16

Posted on April 7, 2022


From Sunday, April 10, to Saturday, April 16, there will be a tax-free holiday on clothing and footwear. Items sold at $100 or under will not be subject to the state’s sales tax during this time. This tax holiday was included as part of the recently passed HB 5501 “An Act Suspending Certain Gas Taxes and Sales and Use Taxes on Certain Clothing and Allocating Funds for Free Public Bus Services,” which also suspended the 25 cent per gallon gas tax and bus fares through June 30th.

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March 21st Office Hours

Posted on March 17, 2022


This Monday, March 21st, I will be hosting virtual office hours in the morning and evening with individual appointments available for constituents to discuss any questions, comments, or concerns about state issues.

Registration is available via the link below:

Monday, March 21st

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

repnuccio.com/officehours

 

Hearing on Juvenile Justice and Criminal Justice Proposals

Posted on March 11, 2022


On Monday, the Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing on proposed reforms to juvenile justice and criminal justice procedures. I have heard from many constituents about the recent increase in juvenile car thefts and crime. One proposal under consideration is HB 5418 “An Act Revising Juvenile and Criminal Justice Statutes and Insurance Statutes Concerning Theft of a Motor Vehicle.”

This proposal would make several changes:

  • Require a judge to order DCF to conduct a family investigation when

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