Rep. Yaccarino Celebrates Winner of Annual Women’s History Month Essay Contest

Posted on March 28, 2024


NORTH HAVEN – On Thursday, March 28thState Rep. Dave Yaccarino presented the winner of his annual Women’s History Month Essay Contest with a special state citation.

Virginia Tupper, a sixth-grade student at North Haven Middle School, was selected by her teachers as the winner of Rep. Yaccarino’s annual contest, acknowledging the excellence of her essay celebrating Ruth A. Lucas.

Participants were asked to write an essay on the prompt, “Important Women in Connecticut’s History and How Their Contributions

Rep. Yaccarino Testifies to Advance Biosciences in Connecticut

Posted on March 14, 2024

Today in the Commerce Committee, which I proudly served on for six years, I testified in strong support of SB 379, a bill that would expand a tax credit for biotech businesses in Connecticut.
The bioscience industry in Connecticut is booming and has grown considerably in my time serving as co-chair of the bipartisan Bioscience Caucus. I am incredibly proud of our work to support one of our state’s largest – and growing rapidly – industries.
Over the last decade, Connecticut has gained its footing

Public Hearing Alert: Election Security and EV Mandates

Posted on March 11, 2024


This Wednesday, there will be two important public hearings debating key issues in Connecticut. I encourage you to register to speak or submit testimony.

🗳️ ELECTION SECURITY: With cases of fraud Bridgeport putting Connecticut’s elections on the national stage, it is overdue to sure up the integrity of our state’s elections. House Republicans’ proposal – SB 390 – is a mandatory one-year jail sentence for anyone convicted of criminal election law violations.

➡️ Register to speak: