Tag: Dave Yaccarino

Local Leadership That Listens

State Sen. Len Fasano and State Rep. Dave Yaccarino and North Haven residents discussing current issues at a monthly “coffee with your legislators” event at McDonalds on Washington Avenue. On Marth 7th State Rep. Dave Yaccarino (R-87) and State Sen. Len Fasano (R-34) met...

/ March 7, 2014

Rep. Yaccarino, Sen. Fasano and AT&T Invite Local Seniors Learn New Technology

State Representative Dave Yaccarino (R-87), State Senator Len Fasano (R-34) and AT&T hosted an event on Friday, Feb. 28 to help seniors stay connected with family and friends by learning how to use cell phones and other new technologies. The event, “Keeping Seniors...

/ March 2, 2014
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Common Core: Seeking to Correct the Flaws by Listening to Our Teachers

[box]by State Rep. Dave Yaccarino 87th District, representing North Haven[/box] Amid concerns about Common Core Standards being implemented in public schools across Connecticut, I am making an effort to hear the voices of: teachers, parents, students and the general public; a...

/ February 25, 2014
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2014 Session Begins, Budget Talks Heat Up

[box]by State Rep. Dave Yaccarino, North Haven[/box] In early February the 2014 legislative session officially began and we have some difficult issues to tackle during the next three months. As a “short session” our main focus will be on budget adjustments....

/ February 19, 2014
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Rep. Yaccarino Announces Re-Election Bid

Today, State Representative David Yaccarino publicly announced that he will seek a third term in the Connecticut General Assembly representing North Haven’s 87th Legislative District. Yaccarino, a small business owner and former member of the US Navy Reserves, has become a...

/ January 15, 2014

11th Annual Secret Santa Collection for Veterans a Success

Yesterday State Representative Dave Yaccarino joined fellow legislators and Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commissioner Linda Schwartz to wrap up the 11th Annual Secret Santa Collection for the Rocky Hill Veterans’ home. Rep. Yaccarino, the House Ranking Member of the Veterans’...

/ December 20, 2013

Helping Those in Need: Toy and Clothing Drives in North Haven

State Representative Dave Yaccarino is encouraging residents to participate in ongoing toy and clothing drives in North Haven to benefit children and families in need. Yaccarino, in conjunction with the Community Services and Recreation Department for the Town of North...

/ December 3, 2013
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Reverse Changes to Campaign Finance Law

[box]by State Rep. Dave Yaccariono[/box] Toward the end of the legislative session that ended in June, the majority party in the Connecticut General Assembly made significant and unfortunate changes to our state’s campaign finance laws that are eroding good-government provisions...

/ November 5, 2013

Mapping My North Haven

State Representative Dave Yaccarino recently visited students in Mrs. Titus’ 6th grade art classes as they worked on a “Mapping My North Haven” art project at North Haven Middle School. Each student used art elements and mixed media techniques to communicate...

/ November 4, 2013
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George Breuler Inducted Into CT Veterans Hall of Fame

[box]Wallingford resident and war hero, George H. Breuler was inducted into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame during a ceremony Friday at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford. From left: State Rep. Al Adinolfi (R-103), State Sen. Len Fasano (R-34), Mr. Breuler,...

/ November 4, 2013

North Haven Residents, Legislators Talk Issues Over Coffee

On October 4th State Rep. Dave Yaccarino (R-87) and State Sen. Len Fasano (R-34) met with North Haven residents at their monthly “Coffee with Your Legislators” event at McDonald’s on Washington Avenue. The legislators offered residents an update on legislative activity, answered their questions...

/ October 9, 2013
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Rep. Yaccarino Appointed to CT Veterans Hall of Fame Committee

State Representative Yaccarino was honored this week to be appointed by Governor Dannel P. Malloy to be a member of the Executive Committee to the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame. A former member of the U.S. Navy Reserves, Yaccarino currently...

/ September 25, 2013