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