Public Hearing on Repealing the Highway Use Tax – March 10th!

Posted on March 6, 2023

On Friday, March 10th, the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee will host a public hearing to consider House Bill 5290, An Act Sunsetting the Highway Use Tax. This Republican-led proposal was initially denied a public hearing by the majority, until House Republicans used a parliamentary procedure securing the 51 required signatures to force a public hearing for a bill.

The public hearing will occur on Friday, March 10th at 2:00PM in the Legislative Office Building Room 2E. The hearing can be accessed

First-Time Homebuyer Housing Bill Introduced by East Haven State Rep. Joe Zullo Gaining Support, Allies in State Capitol

Posted on February 10, 2023

(HARTFORD/EAST HAVEN) — A bill proposal currently before the State Legislature’s “Planning and Development” committee that would help encourage affordable housing without relying on dense, often controversial new development, is gaining momentum.

On Wednesday, the State’s Planning and Development Committee heard testimony in support of House Bill 6558: An Act Concerning Property Tax Abatement for First Time Home Buyers.  Proposed by East Haven State Representative Joe Zullo (R-99), the “ranking member”

Zullo Votes in Support of State Police Contract

Posted on January 26, 2023

(HARTFORD) — Today, State Representative Joe Zullo (R-99)  joined the House General Assembly as he considered House Resolution 9, Proposing the Approval of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the State of Connecticut, and the CT State Police Union. Last week, joint members of the Appropriations Committee held a public hearing and committee vote where H.R. 9 was approved for House floor debate.

The State Police Contract consists of several new approaches to encouraging State Police recruitment,