Rep. Yaccarino Attends Signing Ceremony for Laotian Hmong Veteran Burial Rights

Hmong veterans fought alongside American troops in Laos throughout the Vietnam War, but prior to the passage of this legislation, they were ineligible to be buried in federally-recognized Veterans cemeteries in Connecticut.

/ July 5, 2019

North Haven Soccer Club 2019 Scholarship Winners Announced

Congratulations to Quinn Kirby and Camille Sahirul, the 2019 NHSC scholarship recipients!

/ July 1, 2019

LWV of Hamden-North Haven elects

The the League of Women Voters of Hamden/North Haven elected a new Steering Committee for a two year term at their annual dinner meeting.

/ July 1, 2019

Local Legislators Tour North Haven Amazon Fulfillment Center

The North Haven facility currently under construction and scheduled to open this summer will become the company’s second fulfillment center in Connecticut and is anticipated to create more than 1,500 new, full-time jobs.

/ June 24, 2019
QU School of Law Center

Quinnipiac University to host summit on June 7 to report strategies and recommendations to address opioid crisis in Connecticut

Recommendations from law enforcement, counselors, city and town officials, medical professionals, criminal justice representatives and others will be reported during the day-long event.

/ June 6, 2019
Dave Yaccarino

Rep. Yaccarino, Bill to Increase Tax Abatement for Volunteer First Responders Passes House and Senate

The proposal would allow towns to increase the property tax abatement available to volunteer firefighters and other first responders at a level higher than the current $1,000.

/ June 6, 2019

Rep. Yaccarino Supports A Bill To Expand Workers Compensation for Mental Health Treatment

In order to qualify, individuals must have had the PTSD come as a direct result of a qualifying event that occurred in the line of duty, and not due to any intervening factor or other source of stress.

/ June 6, 2019

2019 Connecticut Irish Festival Feis and Agricultural Fair

The festival runs from 3PM to 10PM on Saturday, June 22 and 8AM to 7PM on Sunday, June 23. Admission is $12 and children under 12 are free.

/ June 3, 2019

Fifty high school students from Hamden and New Haven visit Quinnipiac University to celebrate completion of Netter Health Professions Club

The club was sponsored by Quinnipiac’s Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine’s Health Career Pathways (HCP) program.

/ May 28, 2019
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Rep. Yaccarino Votes for Bill Cracking Down on the Sale of Fentanyl

s legislation classifies fentanyl as a narcotic substance. The penalties for manufacturing and selling narcotics except as authorized by law, typically involve mandatory prison time along with substantial fines.

/ May 21, 2019

Quinnipiac University Faculty Senate recognizes faculty scholars

Kern, of North Haven, joined the School of Education faculty at Quinnipiac in 2015.

/ May 14, 2019

Quinnipiac University to host information session for prospective graduate physician assistant students on June 11

The session will begin with a presentation by the graduate admissions and financial aid staff followed by a breakout session with the program director and current students who will answer questions about the program.

/ May 13, 2019