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House Passes Suspension of State Gas Tax

Posted on March 25, 2022


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HARTFORD — Soaring inflation, utility price increases, and rising gas prices have added another financial burden to Connecticut residents and taxpayers that they cannot afford. We heard your concerns, and turned to provide immediate relief for you and your families.

On March 10, House and Senate Republicans proposed a suspension of the state gas tax, and called on Governor Lamont and legislative Democrats to join us.

This week, the General Assembly passed, and the Governor signed into law HB 5501

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Celebrating Read Across America 2022

Posted on March 8, 2022


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NORTH HAVEN – On Friday March 4thState Rep. Dave Yaccarino (R-87) visited Ridge Road School in North Haven to celebrate Read Across America week with students in two classes.

Rep. Yaccarino held a vote among students, who elected he read “Duck for President” by Doreen Cronin.

The annual tradition, promoted by the National Education Association (NEA), began in 1998 as a way to promote childhood literacy and celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

“Read Across America is one of my favorite traditions. I was

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Republicans Present Plan to Address Crime Crisis

Posted on February 3, 2022


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House Republicans held a news conference on Wednesday morning to outline their legislative proposals addressing Connecticut’s crime crisis. Lawmakers were also joined by victims and advocates to explain how the crisis has impacted them. You can view the entire news conference by clicking the image below.

Protecting the Public

The proposals presented at yesterday’s news conference are segmented into three specific categories – Safe Streets, Victim’s Rights, and Supporting Law Enforcement.

Safe Streets

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Free Covid-19 Rapid Tests and Helpful Tax Season Information

Posted on January 19, 2022


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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

The federal government yesterday released a website allowing households across Connecticut and the country to order free COVID-19 rapid tests for delivery by visiting: https://www.covidtests.gov/. Just click on the website link, input your information and address, and confirm for four free COVID-19 rapid tests to be delivered through the post office. These test kits are expected to be shipped in late January.

With tax season rapidly approaching, I also wanted to provide

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New Laws Effective January 1st

Posted on January 3, 2022


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New policies affecting Connecticut taxpayers and businesses took effect on January 1st, 2022. This year, several important measures that may impact you, your family or your business become law, including:

New legislation effective

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