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North Haven to Receive Grant Fund for Local Improvements to Temple Pines Senior Living Complex

Posted on October 20, 2021


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State Rep. Dave Yaccarino (R-87) and State Sen. Paul Ciccarella (R-34) applaud the recent announcement that North Haven will receive a Connecticut Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) in the amount of $1,500,000 for infrastructure upgrades to modernize and rehabilitate housing for low and moderate-income individuals.

The funds granted to North Haven will be used for improvements at Temple Pines, a Senior Living Complex. This project will undertake significant renovations that include but are

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on October 6, 2021


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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer will affect 1 in 8 women. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the U.S.

The National Center for Biotechnology Information published a study that found that one of the most significant barriers to mammography was a lack of insurance coverage, with nearly 80 percent of women indicating that high costs were a barrier for receiving this procedure.

This legislative

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Yaccarino Awarded 100 Percent Pro-Business Voting Score by Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA)

Posted on September 27, 2021


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State Representative Dave Yaccarino (R-North Haven) was recently recognized for his exceptional voting record in support of both Connecticut businesses and workers.

The Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA), which represents thousands of large and small employers in the Constitution State, recently gave Yaccarino a 100% score on its annual State House Voting Record Scorecard.

Lawmakers were judged based on their support for policies that create jobs and bring businesses to Connecticut,

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Rep. Yaccarino, House Republicans Unveil Juvenile Justice Reforms

Posted on August 17, 2021


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State Rep. Dave Yaccarino (R-87) joined his colleagues on Tuesday, August 10th, in backing a list of legislative proposals to reform the state’s juvenile justice laws and seek accountability for the victims of Connecticut’s recent crime wave.

During a news conference on the North Steps of the Capitol in Hartford, House Republicans listed over a dozen specific statutory and policy changes they sought to make that focused on the following main concepts: prevention, accountability, and rehabilitation.

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Sales Tax-Free Week Begins August 15th

Posted on August 12, 2021


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With school less than two weeks away for some students, I want to remind you to take advantage of the upcoming “Tax Free Week” which runs from Sunday, August 15 through Saturday, August 21.

This one-week event eliminates Connecticut’s 6.35 percent sales tax on clothing and footwear costing less than $100 per item. Since sales tax is calculated after the use of any coupons or discounts, if the final price per item is less than $100, the sale is exempt from taxes.

Please consult with your local retailer,

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