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OPINION: How Much More Can We Pay?

Posted on April 4, 2019 by admin


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As North Haven’s State Representative, I always strive to ensure that my votes are in line with the views and values of the hard-working people I represent.  The 2019 Legislative Session began on January 9th and will come to a close on June 5th.  Some of the most disturbing proposals introduced by Democrats in the legislature and our Governor are the tax increases on the already overwhelmed taxpayers of this state.

Connecticut is one of the highest taxed states in our country, and yet there are still

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Public Hearing on Tolls- TOMORROW, March 6

Posted on March 5, 2019 by admin


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The legislature’s Transportation Committee on TOMORROW (March 6) will hold a public hearing on two different bills that would bring highway tolls back to Connecticut.

The first bill (H.B. 7280) is from legislative Democrats, and the second (H.B. 7202) is from Gov. Ned Lamont.

Late last year, a well-publicized study on highway tolling indicated Connecticut residents could see as many as 82 toll gantries placed on highways throughout the state. Gov. Lamont, through his two-year budget proposal, has

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Rep. Yaccarino Testifies To Increase Property Tax Abatement for First Responders

Posted on March 1, 2019 by admin


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State Representative Dave Yaccarino recently testified during a public hearing in the legislature’s Planning and Development Committee in support of a proposal that would increase the property tax abatement for certain first responders from $1,000 to $1,500. Rep. Yaccarino and Lieutenant Curt Andrews a North Haven volunteer firefighter testified together in support to the following proposal:

House Bill 5125 AN ACT INCREASING THE PROPERTY TAX ABATEMENT FOR CERTAIN FIRST RESPONDERS.

Connecticut currently

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School Regionalization Public Hearing THIS FRIDAY

Posted on February 26, 2019 by admin


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Forced school consolidation is a real possibility now that Governor Lamont has included the plan in his recent budget proposal. Whether you support the idea or not, I would like to encourage you to ensure your voices are heard.

On Friday, March 1st at 1:00 in Room 2E of the Legislative Office Building, the Education Committee will be holding a public hearing to discuss school consolidation among a list of other items.

Do you want your voice to be heard?

If you’d like to attend but are unable to,

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VIDEO: Rep. Yaccarino Responds to Governor Lamont’s Budget

Posted on February 25, 2019 by admin


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