Rep. Yaccarino Earns 100% Pro-Business Score from CBIA

Posted on November 1, 2023


Connecticut’s largest business organization recognized State Representative Dave Yaccarino with a perfect voting score on key bills impacting Connecticut’s economic growth and business climate during the 2023 legislative session.

The Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA) ranked all state lawmakers based on their support for the business community’s positions on 10 important policies. The bills all affect job creation, small business growth and economic stability in Connecticut.


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on October 20, 2023


I wanted to remind you that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase breast cancer awareness and education, while also promoting research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

I am proud to help spread the word about the importance of this cause, which is meaningful to so many families in our community.

Please get regular medical checkups and mammograms and contact medical professionals if you have questions or concerns. If you have not yet scheduled

Rep. Yaccarino Meets with North Haven High School Classes to Discuss Current Affairs

Posted on October 18, 2023


NORTH HAVEN – On Tuesday October 17th, State Representative Dave Yaccarino visited North Haven High School to speak with juniors and seniors in Civics and United States History classes taught by Mr. Bryan Smith.

Rep. Yaccarino offered the students insight on the daily life of a state representative, his history serving the people of North Haven, and how his role fits into the complicated landscape of local, state, and federal government issues – and even sometimes global.

“I absolutely cherish the

Rep. Yaccarino Highlights Fallen Officer Fund in Two-Year State Budget

Posted on October 11, 2023


HARTFORD – State Rep. Dave Yaccarino (R-87) on Wednesday highlighted a new, lesser-known provision in the two-year state budget that provides more financial support for the families of law enforcement officers who are killed in the line of duty.

The biennium budget signed by Gov. Lamont in June allocated $500,000 in each of fiscal years 2024 and 2025 to create the Fallen Officer Fund, an initiative proposed by House Republicans in the 2023 legislative session. The bill became an element of budget

North Haven Lawmakers, Local Leaders Applaud Grant Award for North Haven

Posted on October 4, 2023


Governor Lamont approves STEAP funding to benefit North Haven Fire Department

NORTH HAVEN – North Haven lawmakers State Sen. Paul Cicarella and State Rep. David Yaccarino today led applause with local leaders for Governor Lamont’s approval of state grant funding through the Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP) for towns across Connecticut, including $427,512 to the Town of North Haven. The town will utilize the funds for a new fire department apparatus garage and will match the grant with

House Republicans Propose Election Integrity Reforms in Special Session

Posted on September 26, 2023


Majority party Democrats reject Republican amendments

HARTFORD—House Republicans on Tuesday introduced several reforms aimed at bolstering security in Connecticut’s absentee ballot voting system including eliminating the use of ballot drop boxes, which were at the heart of recent fraud allegations in Democrat mayoral primary in Bridgeport.

State lawmakers were in Hartford for a special legislative session, set in motion prior to the Bridgeport controversy, that focused largely on technical changes

Rep. Yaccarino Receives 100% Voting Record for 2023 Legislative Session

Posted on September 6, 2023


HARTFORD — State Representative Dave Yaccarino (R-87) announced that he received a perfect 100% voting record for the 2023 legislative session.

“It is a great honor and responsibility to represent the people of North Haven. It is one I take seriously and never for granted,” Rep. Yaccarino said. “In my 13 years serving North Haven in the House, I have recorded 100% voting attendance each year. This is a testament to the commitment that I have to putting our community first and being North Haven’s

Rep. Yaccarino Votes to Adopt 2024-25 Connecticut State Budget with Historic Income Tax Cut

Posted on June 6, 2023


HARTFORD – On Tuesday, State Rep. Dave Yaccarino (R-87) voted to adopt the FY 2024-2025 Connecticut state budget, headlined by a historic cut to the state income tax for middle- and low-income earners and families.

The fully balanced bipartisan budget features more than $150 million for local education, investments in public safety, strict adherence to fiscal guardrails established in the 2017 budget agreement, and establishes a phase-out on pension and annuity taxes. Each of these key initiatives

Rep. Yaccarino, Sen. Cicarella Welcome State Champion North Haven Hockey, Football Teams to State Capitol

Posted on May 25, 2023


HARTFORD – On Wednesday, State Representative Dave Yaccarino and State Senator Paul Cicarella welcomed the 2022-23 State Champion football and hockey teams from North Haven High School to the State Capitol. The North Haven lawmakers hosted over 100 distinguished scholar-athletes alongside dedicated coaches, staff, school faculty, and superintendents. Both teams were introduced on the floor of the Connecticut Senate and House of Representatives to thunderous applause from legislators, staff, and guests

Rep. Yaccarino Supports North Haven’s Ann Lawlor in Nomination to Connecticut Superior Court

Posted on May 4, 2023


HARTFORD – On Wednesday, State Representative Dave Yaccarino (R-87) spoke in strong support of Ann F. Lawlor, of North Haven, upon her nomination by Governor Lamont to the Connecticut Superior Court. Attorney Lawlor was nominated in March, citing her extensive experience in numerous roles including as an Assistant State’s Attorney and Supervisory Assistant State’s Attorney in Connecticut.

“Ann Lawlor is an exemplary North Haven resident and servant to her community, evident in her decades of work