Category: Politics

LWV Spring Event

The speaker will be Carol Reimers, LWV of Connecticut president, who has held League leadership positions on the local, state, and national levels.

/ March 18, 2018

Rep. Yaccarino In Attendance At Bioscience Advocacy Day

The event highlighted the importance of the Bioscience sector in Connecticut – including taking steps towards urging that new improvements be made to bring Connecticut successfully into the future.

/ March 16, 2018

Fasano, Lawmakers Call for Public Hearing, Full Transparency on State’s Inmate Medical Care Failures

In recent months, a pattern of cases has come to light in which inmates in the state’s correction department were reportedly not provided proper medical care.

/ March 14, 2018

State Representative Dave Yaccarino Reads to Local School Children for Read Across America

Read Across America is an annual event held on Dr. Theodor Seuss Geisel’s birthday, March 2nd, to commemorate his life’s work and his ability to captivate young audiences with his unique children’s books.

/ March 8, 2018

Sen. Fasano, Rep. Yaccarino Raise Awareness at the 2018 Rare Disease Day at the State Capitol

Sen. Fasano and Rep. Yaccarino are both long-time advocates for individuals who suffer from rare diseases and have worked on legislation to raise awareness and help people access treatment and research.

/ March 1, 2018

Rep Yaccarino Attends Family Hearing Day

Families came from all over the state to provide testimony of how state-sponsored services improve their daily lives.

/ February 23, 2018

Sen. Fasano Leads General Assembly in Overriding Governor’s Veto to Restore Funding for Elderly and Disabled

In voting to override the governor’s veto, Senate Republican President Pro Tempore Len Fasano and fellow state lawmakers are now able to restore funding for the current fiscal year to over 100,000 seniors and disabled individuals.

/ February 1, 2018

Rep. Yaccarino and Sen. Fasano Held North Haven Senior Update

A large part of the discussion centered on the Medicare Savings Plan (MSP) and the legislature working in a bipartisan way to restore MSP after Gov. Dannel Malloy vetoed the bill earlier this month.

/ January 30, 2018
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

Maintaining Civility during Times of Turmoil

The third Monday in January, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, reminds us all to conduct ourselves with kindness, understanding, dignity and respect.

/ January 15, 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

Rep. Dave Yaccarino Rings Bell for The Salvation Army

Rep. Yaccarino was joined by Salvation Army Captain Charles Adams, Corps. Commanding Officer of The Salvation Army.

/ December 12, 2017