Category: Politics

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

Fasano, Frantz Applaud Senate Passage of Urban Development & Workforce Training Program

State Senate Approves New Program to Encourage the Redevelopment of Brownfields and Underutilized Property

/ June 6, 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
Dave Yaccarino

Rep. Yaccarino Backs Bill To Assist Veterans

Legislation will waive certain license replacement fees for veterans.

/ May 26, 2017

Senator Looney and Senator Fasano Applaud Passage of Legislation Enhancing Pharmaceutical Transparency and Consumer Protection

The health care bill passed by the Senate today with unanimous support will help increase transparency regarding pharmaceutical costs, prevent consumers from paying more for prescription drugs than the drug actually costs and ensure fair competition to benefit consumers.

/ May 25, 2017

Yaccarino Celebrates CT Manufacturing

Nearly thirty Connecticut manufacturers exhibited their products and services at the State Capitol on Wednesday, May 16 as part of a Manufacturing Innovation Day celebration.

/ May 18, 2017

Sen. Fasano, Bipartisan Lawmakers Applaud Senate Passage of Legislation to Enhance Oversight of the Department of Children and Families

Senate Bill No. 894, passed in the early morning hours of May 18, will establish a State Oversight Council on Children and Families to independently monitor and analyze DCF operations and make recommendations to the agency and legislature for improvements...

/ May 18, 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

Yaccarino Tours Yale Center for Genome Analysis

Yale is an established leader in the development of genome sequencing and its clinical applications in precision medicine, including newborn diseases, prenatal diagnosis and personalized treatments in Smilow Cancer Center.

/ May 2, 2017

Yaccarino Supports “No Tax Increase” Budget Proposal

Rep. Yaccarino (R-87) said the proposed budget provides a blueprint for restoring confidence in Connecticut by creating predictability and showing that legislators are ready to produce spending plans that live within the state’s means.

/ April 28, 2017

Rep. Yaccarino Tours Liuzzi, Promotes Local Small Business

The tour, led by Domenic Liuzzi owner and North Haven native, allowed Rep. Yaccarino to witness firsthand the workings of the business and its facility on 322 State Street.

/ April 28, 2017