Category: Politics

Sen. Fasano, Republican Lawmakers Propose State Budget

The Republican proposal fully balances the fiscal year 2019 budget and eliminates the projected $321.5 million deficit.

/ April 20, 2018

School Safety Working Group Convenes First Meeting

The group will conduct a comprehensive review of school safety in Connecticut on an on-going basis and make recommendations for the next legislative session in 2019.

/ April 20, 2018

Rep. Yaccarnio Tours Local Business

During a tour of the business by owner, Luigi Nuzzolillo, Rep. Yaccarino was able to hear about the business needs and the challenges this local florist faces within the industry, as well as from state policies and regulations.

/ April 11, 2018

Senator Fasano Applauds Advancement of Bill to Enhance School Safety

The legislation, approved by the Finance Committee, includes funding for systems to enhance school safety by providing direct communication between school personnel and first responders.

/ April 11, 2018
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Bioscience Bill Heads for Debate in Legislature

The bill, which Rep. Yaccarino introduced, seeks to exempt from the personal income tax certain income received by a manager of certain venture capital funds that invest in Connecticut bioscience businesses.

/ April 6, 2018
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Rep. Yaccarino Joins School Safety & Security Working Group

This bipartisan working group will be designed to evaluate the implementation of safety and security measures the state mandated following the events of Sandy Hook, and to produce new recommendations to ensure school security and safety going forward.

/ April 5, 2018

Sen. Fasano, Lawmakers Join Hispanic Federation’s CT Advocacy Day & Legislative Luncheon

Sen. Fasano also spoke to the group about bipartisan efforts in Connecticut to craft legislation that supports students, including Hispanic students, working towards earning a college degree if they are on a path to citizenship.

/ April 5, 2018

Rep. Yaccarino Meets with Individuals from Connecticut Department of Developmental Services (CT DDS) Families First

The mission of CT DDS Families First is to secure all opportunities and support Connecticut citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) so that they may live full and productive lives in their communities.

/ April 2, 2018

Quinnipiac University presents town of North Haven with $700,000 check, which will be used for two elementary school playgrounds

Freda said, the money will be used to build a new playground at the Montowese Elementary School, and an inclusive handicapped accessible playscape at Ridge Road School.

/ March 27, 2018

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