Category: Politics

North Haven Rep. Yaccarino, Sen. Cicarella Celebrate Series of State Grants for Local Projects

Two state bonding allocations will benefit North Haven Memorial Library and Bailey Road Athletic
Complex.

(Left to Right): NHRTC Chair Vincenzo Gallo, State Rep. Dave Yaccarino, First Selectman Michael Freda.

Yaccarino Secures Endorsement for 87th District Seat

A nominating convention was held at North Haven Republican Town Committee (NHRTC) headquarters, where Rep. Yaccarino accepted the unanimous party endorsement.

Susan Velleca and Paul Cicarella

Sen. Cicarella Named a North Haven Sons & Daughters of Italy 2024 Distinguished Citizen

The award is the lodge’s highest honor, and was bestowed on Sen. Cicarella along with two additional members.

L-R: State Reps. Bill Heffernan, Michael Quinn, Pat Boyd, Michael DiGiovancarlo, Greg Howard, Anthony Nolan, Dave Yaccarino, Ben McGorty.

Rep. Yaccarino Celebrates New Supports for First Responders Killed or Disabled in the Line of Duty

The bipartisan effort to pass H.B. 5279 was led by North Haven lawmakers who witnessed the tragic loss of two firefighters in under one year.

From left to right: Board of Police Commissioners Chairman Larry Lazaroff, Lorena Lane, State Representative Dave Yaccarino, Vanessa Gallo, NHRTC Chairman Vincenzo Gallo, NHRTC Treasurer Carolyn Yaccarino, and Ralph Auriemma.

North Haven Republican Town Committee Supports Successful Education Foundation Comedy Night

Overall, the event garnered a remarkable $13,000 for the Education Foundation.

From left to right - Secretary John Troiano, Vice-Chair Jennifer Vanacore, Chairman Vincenzo Gallo, Vice-Chair Michael DiGioia, and Treasurer Carolyn Yaccarino. Photo courtesy of the North Haven Republican Town Committee.

North Haven RTC Announces New Leadership, Vision, And Outreach

The newly elected leaders expressed their commitment to host a welcoming and community-centered environment, that makes civic participation accessible and exciting.

Rep. Yaccarino Celebrates Winner of Annual Women’s History Month Essay Contest

Virginia Tupper, a sixth-grade student at North Haven Middle School, was selected by her teachers as the winner of Rep. Yaccarino’s annual contest.

Sen. Cicarella, GOP Leaders Discuss Legislation That Affects Law Enforcement Staffing and Public Safety

H.B. 5055 is in part a response to last year’s state police ticket scandal, which was largely debunked in January after a thorough independent investigation of CSP ticket reporting data.

Ronnell Higgins and State Rep. Dave Yaccarino. Photo courtesy: Connecticut House Republicans.

Rep. Yaccarino Celebrates Committee Vote Certifying Ronnell Higgins as CT DESPP Commissioner

Ronnell Higgins’ appointment as Commissioner of DESPP was approved by the Executive & Legislative Nominations Committee, on which Rep. Yaccarino serves as Ranking Member.

Rep. Yaccarino Joins North Haven Police Department for Patrol “Ride-Along”

Of main concern was a devastating increase in property crime – auto theft, car break-ins, and a steal-and-sell scheme with catalytic converters.

Sen. Cicarella Announces 2024 Legislative Priorities

Cicarella to continue push for additional public safety, affordability, and workforce development measures for families and Veterans of the 34th District.

State Rep. Dave Yaccarino Announces 2024 Re-Election Bid in North Haven

During his time as a legislator, Yaccarino has continually fought to make Connecticut more
affordable, often proposing legislation aimed at reducing costs and rightsizing state finances.