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May is National Stroke Awareness Month, designed to inform the public about the risk, prevention, and prevalence of strokes.


State Representative Dave Yaccarino’s and State Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano’s proposal to recognize and bring awareness to spinal muscular atrophy with respiratory distress or SMARD passed both the House and Senate on Wednesday.

Dave Yaccarino

Connecticut’s veterans seeking to further their education will now have a better college experience through legislation cosponsored by North Haven Rep. Dave Yaccarino and signed into law Tuesday.

Len Fasano

The Senate Republican Caucus recently celebrated the bipartisan Senate passage of a bill that will establish CT FAST Funds and CT EDGE, two programs that will promote sustainable job growth and economic development in urban communities.


Quinnipiac University has received an $18,000 grant from the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven to continue its investigation of pollution in the Quinnipiac River.


Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano, joined by Representative Chris Davis on behalf of House Republican Leader Themis Klarides, outlined the Republican “Prioritize Progress” transportation plan at the panel’s meeting in the Legislative Office Building.


Phillip Jordan, of Hamden, a rising third-year student at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, received the Most Promising Medical Student Award on May 12, at the annual Doctors of Distinction Awards Ceremony at Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum in Norwalk.