Category: Politics

Cicarella: “Enough is enough.”

Sen. Cicarella Statement on Fatal Shooting in North Haven; Calls on Legislature to Act Amid Statewide Spike in Violent Crime

Sen. Cicarella praises a proposed U.S. Senate bill based on "Tristan’s Law", introduced by U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (left), at the home of Tristan’s parents Christi Carrano and Tyler Barhorst (right) in Wallingford.

Sen. Cicarella Applauds Proposed Federal Legislation Based on “Tristan’s Law”

The proposed federal legislation will provide incentives to states that choose to adopt and implement laws to increase the safety of frozen dessert truck patrons.

North Haven Legislators Host 10th Annual ‘Cookout & Conversation’

The lawmakers provided an update regarding the 2021 Legislative Session and discussed issues pertaining to the governor’s request to extend emergency powers, taxes, state spending, zoning, legalization of marijuana, the bipartisan budget that passed, and the juvenile crime crisis with nearly 25 residents.

North Haven Legislators Host Annual Post-Session Legislative Update

The event will take place on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at the American Legion Post 76 located at 20 Church Street in North Haven. The event is free and open to the public.

Rep. Yaccarino Proudly Supports the State Budget

Yaccarino explained that the budget, while not perfect, stayed within the spending cap and did not include new tax increases.

Rep. Yaccarino Applauds Passage of Bill Expanding Workers’ Compensation Benefits to EMS Professionals

This legislation expanded workers’ compensation benefits to firefighters, police officers, and parole officers.

State Sen. Paul Cicarella

Sen. Cicarella Applauds House Passage of Tristan’s Law

Bill to increase safety measures on ice cream trucks passes House, awaits Gov. Lamont’s signature

State Representative Dave Yaccarino (R-87) joins the CT Coalition to End Homelessness in advocating to end homelessness in Connecticut outside of the State Capitol in Hartford on the morning of Monday, May 18, 2021.

Rep. Yaccarino Advocates to End Homelessness

On Monday, May 18, 2021, State Representative Dave Yaccarino (R-87) joined CT Coalition to End Homelessness and other advocates outside of the State Capitol to push for more funding to combat homelessness in Connecticut.

Bioscience Careers Forum: Engaging with Young People in CT

A portion of this event included a networking session with students from across the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system about the flourishing bioscience industry and the many opportunities that it can provide for young people.

Rep. Yaccarino Applauds the Passage of House Bill 6640 out of the Legislature’s Planning and Development Committee

House Bill 6640 passed unanimously out of the committee process and is expected to be voted on the floor of the House of Representatives during the 2021 legislative session.

COVID-19 Update and Vaccination Roll Out

Many of you have reached out to me recently with various questions regarding COVID-19 vaccinations and eligibility, so I wanted to provide you with the following update.

Sen. Cicarella Urges Residents to Speak Out Against Proposed CT House Tax

A new online petition allows residents to speak out against a proposal by Connecticut Senate Democrats to create a State House Tax.