Call for Special Session to Eliminate Grocery Tax

Posted on September 18, 2019 by admin


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Today, House and Senate Republicans called upon Governor Lamont to bring the legislature into special session to fix a piece of legislation passed in the Democrat state budget that created new taxes on hundreds of grocery store foods, and also substantially increased taxes on prepared meals.

These new and increased taxes will negatively and disproportionately impact senior citizens and others on a fixed income, the underemployed and the middle class.

The House of Representatives need 76 members to

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CT Veterans Stand Down (Sept 20 – 8am to 2pm)

Posted on September 16, 2019 by admin


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On Friday, September 20th, the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs will be hosting the 2019 Stand Down event at the Rocky Hill Veterans’ Home from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Connecticut’s veterans deserve the services that they have earned.

Many community providers will have booths set up at the event with specialists to help veterans receive and learn about their earned service benefits, employment opportunities, medical screenings, and legal services.

Additional details are below:

Coffee With Your Legislator TOMORROW

Posted on September 5, 2019 by admin


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Senator Fasano and I will be holding our legislative coffee hour TOMORROW, September 6, at McDonald’s starting at 8 a.m.

Coffee with your Legislators

WHEN: Friday from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

WHERE: McDonald’s,

129 Washington Avenue, North Haven, CT

 

I hope to see you there.

As always, if you are unable to attend but would still like to connect with me, please call: 1(800) 842-1423 or email: dave.yaccarino@housegop.ct.gov for more information.

Sincerely,

State Representative Dave Yaccarino

87th General

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Home Energy Efficiency Program

Posted on September 3, 2019 by admin


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In preparation for colder months ahead this is a good time of year to check your home energy efficiency.

Windows, doors, and electrical outlets are all common areas for your cool/warm air to escape, causing air conditioner units and heaters to work harder and increase your energy usage. Weatherizing can help keep energy use down without sacrificing comfort.

Please know that both United Illuminating and Eversource offer a low-cost in-home assessment service, called Home Energy Solutions, that includes

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Rep. Yaccarino Earns 100 Percent Voting Record

Posted on August 12, 2019 by admin


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Representative Dave Yaccarino (R-87) achieved a perfect record for votes cast on the floor of the state House of Representatives during the 2019 legislative session.

Representative Yaccarino was present and voted for all 392 votes taken on the state House floor during the 2019 session, according to voting record data released last week by the House Clerk’s Office. Perfect attendance is very difficult to achieve, with only about 26 percent of legislators able to do so this year.

“Being present for

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