Take My 2023 Legislative Survey!

Posted on April 12, 2023

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Below, I encourage you to fill out my 2023 Legislative Survey which includes a brief set of questions on what issues matter most to YOU! Your participation in this survey will help me to better represent your interests as our legislature begins to vote on key bills on the House floor.

To access the form, please click the link here: Rep. Zullo 2023 Legislative Survey

This survey consists of questions relating to both state and local issues ranging from the economy to crime,

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,

A More Affordable Energy Policy

Posted on January 23, 2023

(HARTFORD) — On January 17th, State Representative Joe Zullo (R-99) joined House and Senate Republicans in releasing a comprehensive plan to combat record energy expenses in Connecticut. The package of proposals presents a long-term solution to reducing the costs of electric bills, ultimately making state energy programs more affordable.

More specifically, the plan consists of policies which will serve to lower energy costs for CT families by more than $362 million per year, saving the average household

Rep. Zullo (R-99) Attends Swearing in and Receives Committee Assignments for the 2023 Legislative Session

Posted on January 9, 2023

(HARTFORD) — On January 4th, State Representative Joe Zullo (R-99) was officially sworn in at the opening-day ceremonies of the 2023 Legislative Session. Additionally, each member of the General Assembly also received their legislative committee assignments and ranking member appointments.

Rep. Zullo was proud to be appointed Ranking Member on the Planning & Development Committee and will also be serving on the Housing Committee and Finance Committee. The role of a Ranking Member is to serve as the

As “8-30g” and “Affordable Housing” Take Center Stage in Upcoming Legislative Session, East Haven Rep. Joe Zullo Reappointed “Ranking Member” on State’s “Planning and Development Committee”

Posted on December 13, 2022

EAST HAVEN/HARTFORD – On Thursday, East Haven State Representative Joe Zullo (R-99) was reappointed as “Ranking Member” of the General Assembly’s Planning and Development Committee (“P&D”) by House Republican Leader-elect State Representative Vincent Candelora (R-86), a committee which has proved to be fertile ground in past years for proposals relating to affordable housing and the State’s “8-30g” framework.

“I am grateful and excited to remain in a leadership role on the ‘Planning and Development’

East Haven State Rep. Joe Zullo Recognized by Connecticut Council of Small Towns (“COST”) with 2022 “Town Crier Award”

Posted on November 22, 2022

East Haven State Representative Joe Zullo (R, 99) announced today that he has been selected by the “Connecticut Council of Small Towns” (COST) as a “2022 Town Crier Award Recipient” and will be recognized at COST’s annual “Town Meeting” in January of 2023.

Zullo, expressing gratitude to COST, explained, “I am honored to have earned COST’S trust and recognition.  The COST organization is truly a champion for our small towns across the State and it has been a privilege to work with advocates at COST

Rep. Zullo (R-99) Joins CT Republicans in Calling for Special Session on Increasing LIHEAP Funding

Posted on September 7, 2022

(EAST HAVEN) — Last week, East Haven State Representative Joe Zullo (R-99) joined House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora (R-86) and Senate Republican Leader Kevin Kelly (R-21) to call for a special session to pass legislation to increase funding for the State’s woefully underfunded “Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program” (LIHEAP) allocation plan.

Zullo explained, “Families all over our State have implored leaders for more financial relief, particularly with skyrocketing home energy costs.

Rep. Zullo (R-99) Earns a 100% Voting Attendance Record for the 2022 Legislative Session

Posted on August 8, 2022

(HARTFORD) — According to statistics provided by the House Clerk’s Office, State Representative Joseph Zullo (R-East Haven) achieved a perfect, one-hundred-percent, voting record.

During the 2022 Legislative Session, Rep. Zullo cast votes on all 265 separate pieces of legislation that came up for consideration on the floor of the House of Representatives. Only about 40 percent of legislators achieved a perfect voting record this session.

“As a representative of East Haven, it’s my duty and responsibility