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Zullo Achieves 100% ‘Pro-Business’ Voting Record According to CT’s Business Industry Association

Posted on October 22, 2021


HARTFORD – The Connecticut Business Industry Association (CBIA) recently released its 2021 legislative voting record scores. CBIA represents hundreds of businesses throughout Connecticut and advocates to the legislature on their behalf. The scores generated are based on the legislator’s support of the various topics endorsed by CBIA. State Rep. Joe Zullo (R-East Haven) was recognized by the organization as having achieved a 100% ‘pro-business’ voting record.

Zullo stood with the business community

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Scheduled Lane Closures on Bridge over Lake Saltonstall in East Haven

Posted on October 12, 2021


The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing a single-lane closure on Interstate 95 (I-95) Northbound and Southbound over Lake Saltonstall in East Haven beginning October 15…

The project consists of rehabilitating the existing bridge and roadway over Lake Saltonstall. Improvements include bridge deck repair, joint replacement, and repaving both Northbound and Southbound Lanes of I-95 between Exits 52-53. Traffic will be impacted for only a 2-week timeframe instead of an 8-week duration

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Posted on October 12, 2021


October is domestic violence awareness month. Advocacy efforts to decrease incidences of domestic violence have made a significantly positive impact on how the legislature has responded to this issue. Consequently, the state continues to make progress in curbing incidences of domestic violence.

Earlier in the year, I proudly supported a new law that expands the legal definition of ‘domestic violence’ to include coercive behavior. Too often, victims of domestic violence crimes feel trapped in a helpless

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New Laws Effective October First

Posted on October 4, 2021


Several new laws will be taking effect Friday, October 1st. I have highlighted a handful of the changes to public policy below and I encourage you to review all the newly effective laws as they may have a direct impact on you, your family, or business.

You can access a complete list of them by clicking here.

October’s New Laws…

AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

This new law was enacted to expand the definition of domestic violence to include coercive behavior. Additionally, the

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Rep. Zullo, Sen. Cicarella Urge Local Leaders to Oppose State Zoning Power Grab

Posted on October 1, 2021


Lawmakers Urge Mayor Carfora, East Haven Planning & Zoning Boards to protect local zoning, opt-out of new state parking and accessory apartment regulations

HARTFORD – State Rep. Joe Zullo (R-99) and State Sen. Paul Cicarella (R-34), ranking member of the legislature’s Housing Committee, wrote to East Haven Mayor Joseph A. Carfora urging the town to opt-out of a new statewide mandate on parking and accessory apartment regulations. The mandate, outlined in P.A. 21-29, supersedes local zoning regulations

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International Overdose Awareness Day

Posted on August 31, 2021


International Overdose Awareness Day is the world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose, remember without stigma those who have died and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind. Time to Remember. Time to Act.

To learn more about International Overdose Awareness Day, click here.

For state resources on addiction services, click here.

Tropical Storm & Hurricane Preparedness Tips

Posted on August 20, 2021


CONN. – Tropical Storm Watches and Hurricane Watches have been issued for various parts of our state. While our community may not immediately be impacted by “Henri”, please take into consideration some of the safety and preparedness tips that have been provided by the Dept. of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (DEMHS).

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Virtual House Call for Parents and Families

Posted on August 17, 2021


Families, do you have questions about returning to school safely this fall? The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE), together with Connecticut Children’s and other healthcare providers, is hosting a virtual meeting to answer your questions about what to expect and how to prepare for a safe and successful return to school.

  • Date: Monday, August 23
  • Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Join pediatricians, school medical experts, and other healthcare providers to get answers to your questions about

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Leaders Pledge Teamwork on Tweed

Posted on August 12, 2021


Mayor Joe Carfora and Rep. Joe Zullo both agree that East Haven “WILL NOT be steamrolled” and that East Haven expansion “IS NOT a forgone conclusion.”

Facing the possibility of runway lengthening, the announcement of the immediate investment in the existing New Haven terminal by private investors, expanded flight services as early as October 2021, and a master plan that proposes moving the Tweed airport terminal to the East Haven side of the airport, East Haven Mayor Joseph Carfora and 99th District

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Sales Tax Free Week Begins Sunday, August 15

Posted on August 11, 2021


Connecticut will continue its tradition of a Tax Free Week beginning on Sunday, August 15, and ending on Saturday, August 21. This will be the 21st Tax Free Week to take place in the Nutmeg State.

During the one-week tax exemption period, purchases of clothing or footwear costing less than $100 per item will not be subject to Connecticut sales tax. The exclusion applies to clothing sales made by Connecticut retailers (and out-of-state retailers) to Connecticut customers.

Click here for a list of

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