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(HARTFORD) — As a Rising Diesel Tax Takes Effect, State Rep. Zullo (R-99) Seeks a More Affordable Connecticut

Posted on July 1, 2022


State Rep. Zullo (R-99) House Member of the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee responds to the 9-cent increase of the Diesel Fuel Tax on July 1, 2022.

“It’s already challenging to keep up with soaring inflation,” said Rep. Zullo. “By allowing undesired fuel expenses to take effect during this difficult time, working- and middle-class Connecticut families will see a tremendous financial burden as the cost of simple goods and services, like groceries, also rise.”

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Making Connecticut Affordable, Call for Special Session

Posted on June 7, 2022


Inflation and our state’s tax structure have made Connecticut unaffordable. I am calling for a special session to provide immediate tax relief that will be meaningful to both residents and businesses. The plan I support prioritizes lowering energy costs – including diesel fuel – as well as making everyday items easier for you to purchase. Specifics of the plan include:

  • Reducing the income tax
  • Expanding current gas tax holiday to diesel
  • Suspending impending diesel fuel tax increase (scheduled for

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An Affordable Connecticut

Posted on April 21, 2022


Republicans held a news conference this morning to unveil a detailed tax relief plan “An Affordable Connecticut” that goes beyond the temporary relief package they supported earlier in the year. This proposed plan focuses on making broad-based tax cuts, totaling $1.2 billion in relief, that will benefit every Connecticut resident and business. To watch this morning’s press conference, click here.

An Affordable Connecticut

The plan is comprised of the following tax decreases:

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