Category: Money & Financial

Len Fasano

Sen. Fasano Calls on Democrat Legislative Leaders to Override Governor’s Veto of Medicare Savings Program Fix, Gov. Malloy’s MSP “Solution” Unconstitutional

Senate Republican President Pro Tempore Len Fasano (R-North Haven) released the following statement in response to Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s veto of the bipartisan bill that restores funding for the Medicare Savings Program in the current fiscal year.

/ January 18, 2018

Yaccarino Votes to Restore MSP Funding

MSP is a Medicaid program that helps seniors and the disabled pay for Medicare co-insurance, deductibles and premiums. Connecticut was one of five states whose income eligibility limits exceeded the federal minimum level.

/ January 8, 2018

Yaccarino Supports Passage of State Budget

The plan passed the Senate 33-3 Wednesday evening and by 126-23 in the House of Representatives on Thursday. The budget awaits action from the governor.

/ October 26, 2017

Sen. Fasano & Rep. Yaccarino: Legislature’s Bipartisan Budget Passed Last Month Would Increase Aid for North Haven

The Democrat legislative leaders’ budget proposal, which does not have enough support to pass the legislature, would cut education funding in North Haven by $3 million and cut overall municipal aid to North Haven by a whopping $5.3 million over...

/ October 11, 2017

Yaccarino Urges Override of Governor’s Veto

Governor’s actions irresponsible to schools, municipalities.

/ October 2, 2017

Bipartisan Budget Update from State Representative Yaccarino

This bipartisan budget avoids a $1.5 billion tax increase, preserves core social services, keeps commitments to local education, provides stability for municipalities, does not increase taxes on non-prescription medications and rejects Governor Malloy’s proposed shifting of teacher pension costs onto...

/ September 20, 2017

Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Foundation Inc. of West Hartford awards $500,000 to support Quinnipiac University School of Medicine students planning to become primary care physicians

The Maximilian E. & Marion O. Hoffman Foundation Inc. in West Hartford has awarded the medical school $500,000 to create the Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Primary Care Fellowship, which will provide scholarships to qualified students who seek careers...

/ July 31, 2017

Letter to the Editor: First Selectman Mike Freda is the True Driving Force Behind Amazon Development

It was First Selectman Freda’s efforts that attracted Amazon to North Haven. And it was his love for our town and unparalleled work ethic that propelled this development forward.

/ June 9, 2017

Sen. Fasano Applauds Senate Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Close the 2017 State Budget Shortfall

Keeps approximately $30 million in the state’s rainy day fund; Restores millions of dollars to municipalities, state parks and programs for those with intellectual disabilities.

/ May 31, 2017
North Haven Soccer Club Scholarship

North Haven Soccer Club College Scholarship

The North Haven Soccer Club is giving $500 college scholarships to two current or former members of the NHSC who are heading off to college. Deadline to submit your application is June 1, 2017.

/ May 19, 2017

Sen. Fasano, Senate Republicans Unveil Revised State Budget Proposal

This week Senate Republican President Pro Tempore Len Fasano and Senate Republican lawmakers released a revised line-by-line state budget proposal that does not rely on new taxes.

/ May 17, 2017

Sen. Fasano, Lawmakers Raise Concerns about Bringing Tolls to Connecticut

“Tolls are not the revenue savior they have been made out to be.”

/ May 10, 2017