Representative Dave Yaccarino (R-87) achieved a perfect record for votes cast on the floor of the state House of Representatives during the 2019 legislative session. Representative Yaccarino was present and voted for all 392 votes taken on the state House floor...
There will be live music all day long with Murray The Wheel, Sumo Sidecar, Al & Steve's Acoustic Soup and Rescue Dog's Band.
The lawmakers provided an update regarding the 2019 Legislative Session that concluded on June 5th and discussed issues pertaining to the state budget, increased taxes, and tolls with nearly 70 residents that were in attendance.
As of July 1st, there are a number of new laws that went into effect. I want to make you aware of this information as some of these new laws, including the budget, will add financial pressure on Connecticut residents...
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.
Congratulations to Quinn Kirby and Camille Sahirul, the 2019 NHSC scholarship recipients!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.