Real IDs: Do I Need One? How Do I Get One?

Posted on October 8, 2019 by admin


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According to the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), beginning on October 1, 2020, the U.S. Federal Government will require anyone boarding an airplane for domestic travel or entering certain federal buildings to have a “verified” driver’s license, state-issued ID card or show additional proof of identification, such as a passport. This verification is indicated on your license or ID card by a gold star in the top right corner and is commonly referred to as a “Real ID.”

With this deadline

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Rep. Yaccarino and Sen. Fasano to Host Suicide Prevention Training in North Haven

Posted on October 8, 2019 by admin


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State Representative Dave Yaccarino (R-87) and State Senator Len Fasano (R-35), invite the public to join them for a community service program to address the sensitive topic of suicide.

What:  Suicide Prevention Training

Where:  North Haven Rec Center

7 Linsley Street, North Haven

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019

Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

A two-hour workshop known as QPR training (question, persuade and refer) is aimed at preventing suicides.  QPR training deals with the prevention of suicide by teaching ordinary

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Reps. Candelora, Yaccarino, Fishbein and Senator Fasano to Host Business Forum in Wallingford

Posted on October 2, 2019 by admin


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State Representatives Vincent Candelora (R-86), Dave Yaccarino (R-87), Craig Fishbein (R-90) and State Senator Len Fasano (R-34) invite local business leaders, employees and the public to join them for a legislative update and discussion about topics affecting the business community during the 2019 legislative session, and the new laws that took effect on October 1st.

The legislators will discuss important pieces of legislation that came before the General Assembly this year, including topics such

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New Laws Effective October 1st

Posted on September 26, 2019 by admin


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Please note that the material provided below is for informational purposes only and, unless otherwise noted, does not indicate my support for, or opposition to, a particular measure.

As we transition out of summer and into autumn, we prepare for a number of new laws and tax and fee increases to take effect starting on October 1st. These new laws and taxes may have an impact on you, your business, and our community.

In an effort to keep you informed, I have listed some of the more noteworthy tax increases

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Rep. Dave Yaccarino Attends Event to Help Veterans in Need

Posted on September 24, 2019 by admin


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On Friday, September 20, 2019, State Rep. Dave Yaccarino got a first-hand look at the state’s efforts to help veterans in need during an annual event that provided everything from free access to medical and legal services to job counseling and clothing.

“Stand Down 2019” was held at the State Veterans home campus in Rocky Hill where more than 200,000 veterans in were eligible to participate in the event free of charge as long as they were able to provide proof of their veteran or military status.

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