Month: February 2016

North Haven State Lawmakers Oppose Governor’s Package Store Pricing Bill

Senator Len Fasano and Representative Dave Yaccarino today spoke out against Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to eliminate minimum bottle pricing in Connecticut.

Quinnipiac University School of Medicine to host Rare Disease Day lecture and panel discussion on Feb. 29

Dr. Frederick Kaplan will present the keynote address, “Adopting a Rare Disease,” during a program marking Rare Disease Day, on Monday, Feb. 29 in the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Quinnipiac University.

Sen. Fasano Speaks on Panel at Small Towns Event

Senator Len Fasano (R-North Haven) speaks on a legislative panel at COST (Connecticut Council of Small Towns) Connecticut Town Meeting on Tuesday, February 16, 2016.

QU School of Law’s Black Law Students Association to present Thurgood Marshall Award to Lula White, a former Freedom Rider

Lula White of New Haven, a former Freedom Rider during the civil rights movement, will receive the Quinnipiac University Black Law Students Association’s (BLSA) Thurgood Marshall Award at 7 p.m.on Thursday, Feb. 25, in the Ceremonial Courtroom at the School of Law Center, 370 Bassett Road.

Rep. Yaccarino Fights to Eliminate Veteran Homelessness

Connecticut Receives Federal Certification of Effectively Eliminating Veteran Homelessness

U.S. Attorneys Daly of Conn. and Fishman of N.J. to be featured speakers at Quinnipiac University School of Law Center Feb. 24

U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut the Hon. Deirdre M. Daly and U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey the Hon. Paul J. Fishman will be the featured speakers at the discussion, “Wearing

Republicans Call for Working Group to Combat Opioid Abuse in Connecticut

Senate & House Republicans are calling on the governor and Democrat lawmakers to come together to form a bipartisan working group to develop a strategy to tackle the devastating rise in heroin abuse and opioid overdoses in Connecticut.

North Haven Boy Celebrates “SMARD Awareness Day” in Recognition of his Rare Disease

The first annual Connecticut SMARD Awareness Day took place on Wednesday February 10. The special day was created to raise awareness for spinal muscular atrophy with respiratory distress (SMARD), an extremely rare disease. Hunter Pageau,

Texas A&M law professor to discuss negotiation and plea bargaining

Cynthia Alkon, a professor at Texas A&M University School of Law, will present the talk, “Negotiation & Plea Bargaining,” from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26, at the Quinnipiac University School of Law Center, 370 Bassett Road. This event is free and open to the public.

Quinnipiac University accounting students to offer free tax assistance sessions at Keefe Community Center on Thursdays

Quinnipiac University accounting students will offer free tax preparation services at a series of volunteer income tax assistance (VITA) sessions during this year’s tax season.

Fasano, Witkos: Outward migration will leave larger tax burden on those who can least afford it

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Connecticut saw one of the biggest overall population drops of any state in the nation last year. Nearly 28,000 more people moved out of Connecticut than those who moved in between July 2014 and July 2015.

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Law panel to discuss race, students’ constitutional rights and the media at American universities

A panel of speakers and representatives from Quinnipiac University, the University of Connecticut and the local media will gather in the Ceremonial Courtroom at the Quinnipiac University School of Law Center on Tuesday, Feb. 16, to participate in the “Diversity Town Hall: Navigating Race and the Constitutional Rights of Students and the Media at American Universities.”