Category: Money & Financial

Democrat “Meals Tax” Will Put 7.35% New Tax on Long List of Groceries Never Taxed Before, According to DRS

The tax will apply to not only prepared meals such as sandwiches, deli salads, pizza and hot buffet items, but also containers of lettuce, small packages of snacks, loose baked goods, wrapped salads, small servings of ice cream, and meal replacement bars.

Dave Yaccarino

Op-Ed: New Laws Effective July 1, 2019

As of July 1st, there are a number of new laws that went into effect. I want to make you aware of this information as some of these new laws, including the budget, will add financial pressure on Connecticut residents and businesses.

Dave Yaccarino

Rep. Yaccarino, Bill to Increase Tax Abatement for Volunteer First Responders Passes House and Senate

The proposal would allow towns to increase the property tax abatement available to volunteer firefighters and other first responders at a level higher than the current $1,000.

Republican Lawmakers Present Alternative to Tolls

The majority of residents in attendance expressed their opposition to tolls and there were nearly 200 individuals in attendance.

Yaccarino

Op-Ed: How Much More Can We Pay?

Connecticut does not have a revenue problem; we have a spending problem.

North Haven Informational Tolls Forum

With the governor’s recent budget address including more than fifty tolls expected on all major highways across the state, this event will allow area residents to share their concerns, get their questions answered, and discuss potential alternatives.

North Haven Soccer Club Scholarship

North Haven Soccer Club College Scholarship

The North Haven Soccer Club is giving $500 college scholarships to two current or former members of the NHSC who are heading off to college.

“Bipartisanship Separates Connecticut from Washington”

What separates Connecticut lawmakers from Washington politicians is that here in our state Republicans and Democrats can, have and will continue to work together to reach solutions.

Yaccarino Supports Bipartisan Budget

The budget adjustment does not contain any tax increases, a critical requirement that Republicans insisted on.

Senator Fasano Votes In Support of State Budget

The budget is the result of bipartisan negotiations and represents a compromise between Republican and Democrat lawmakers to update the bipartisan state budget that passed last year.

Sen. Fasano, Republican Lawmakers Release Revised Fy 2019 State Budget Proposal Focus On Stabilization Of Connecticut’s Future

This revised plan fully balances next year’s budget, reduces future deficits, restores funding for the core functions of government, and does not include any new tax increases.

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.