Category: Politics

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Rep. Yaccarino Earns 100 Percent Voting Record

Representative Yaccarino currently serves as the top ranking House Republican on the Commerce Committee and is also a member of the Environment Committee and the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee.

North Haven Residents, Legislators Talk Issues Over Coffee

The legislators offered residents an update on legislative activity, answered their questions about state issues and listened to their concerns about the community.

Sen. Fasano Supports Annual Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive

Sen. Fasano also presented Vinnie Penn with a citation, introduced by him and State Senator George Logan (R-Ansonia), recognizing two decades of service running the Stuff-A-Bus fundraiser and raising awareness for hunger throughout our state.

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Yaccarino Supports Passage of State Budget

The plan passed the Senate 33-3 Wednesday evening and by 126-23 in the House of Representatives on Thursday. The budget awaits action from the governor.