Rep. Polletta and Senator Berthel to Host Legislative Update

Posted on October 31, 2019 by hbrooks


WATERTOWN, CT – State Representative Joe Polletta (R-68) and State Senator Eric Berthel (R-32) look forward to meeting with constituents on Wednesday, November 13th during a legislative update at the Falls Avenue Community Center and Senior Services building from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The lawmakers invite constituents to share their concerns and ideas, and to ask questions about the 2019 legislative session that concluded on Wednesday, June 5, or the upcoming 2020 session that begins in February.

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Rep. Polletta Questions Whether Democrat Legislator and Witness Read Bill they Oppose

Posted on October 10, 2019 by hbrooks


At a public hearing on draft legislation concerning restaurant workers’ earnings, State Rep. Joe Polletta pressed Democrat Rep. David Michele and his guest, a former unionized cocktail waitress at Foxwoods Casino, on whether they had read the language of a bill section they claim to oppose. Both witnesses admitted they had not read the section and were unable to answer questions specific to the language. Click below to watch.

Rep. Polletta and Sen. Berthel Hold Joint Meeting with DOT Commissioner, Local Officials to Discuss Main St. Safety

Posted on October 4, 2019 by hbrooks


WATERTOWNState Representative Joe Polletta (R-68) and State Senator Eric Berthel (R-32) on Wednesday hosted local police and town officials at a productive roundtable discussion with Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Joseph Giuletti and his staff concerning roadway safety issues on Main St./Rt. 63 here.

The meeting, which took place at the Watertown Police headquarters, centered on a 2018 Road Safety Audit (RSA) compiled by the DOT that highlights safety issues on Main

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