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From left, Jennifer Brown, Quinnipiac University’s interim executive vice president and provost, Fred McKinney, director of the People’s United Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Quinnipiac, and Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz. Bysiewicz discussed the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship to the state's economy to kick off the university’s spring speaker series Feb. 4. (Autumn Driscoll/Quinnipiac University).

Quinnipiac University’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship hosts Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz

Connecticut’s lieutenant governor discussed the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship to the state’s economy and the role of universities like Quinnipiac in this effort.

Connecticut Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz will be the first guest in a spring speaker series presented by the People’s United Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Quinnipiac University. (Photo provided by office of Susan Bysiewicz).

Quinnipiac University’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship to host Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz on Feb. 4

Bysiewicz will discuss the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship to the state’s economy and the role of universities like Quinnipiac in this effort.

(l to r): Steve Bartlett, Program Director, Project Management Office – Medtronic; Anthony Medici, Senior Manufacturing Manager – Medtronic; Joe Brennan, CEO & President, Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA); Matt Cohen, Vice President of Research & Development – Medtronic (Surgical Solutions); Jeff Varesio, Senior Strategic Sourcing Director – Medtronic; State Senator President Pro-Tempore Martin Looney (D-New Haven); Connecticut Department of Economic Community Development (CTDECD) Commissioner David Lehman; Aryn Wadadli, Vice President, Legal – Medtronic; Kari Mull, Manager Technology Scouting – Medtronic; State Representative Dave Yaccarino (R-North Haven); Dr. Paul Pescatello, Chair, Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA); and Carol Kennedy, Senior Human Resources Manager – Medtronic.

Rep. Yaccarino Visits Medtronics in North Haven

The mission of Medtronics is to contribute to human welfare by application of biomedical engineering in the research, design, manufacture, and sale of instruments or appliances that alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life.

Dave Yaccarino

Op-Ed: New Laws Effective July 1, 2019

As of July 1st, there are a number of new laws that went into effect. I want to make you aware of this information as some of these new laws, including the budget, will add financial pressure on Connecticut residents and businesses.

Local Legislators Tour North Haven Amazon Fulfillment Center

The North Haven facility currently under construction and scheduled to open this summer will become the company’s second fulfillment center in Connecticut and is anticipated to create more than 1,500 new, full-time jobs.

Rep. Yaccarnio Tours Local Business

During a tour of the business by owner, Luigi Nuzzolillo, Rep. Yaccarino was able to hear about the business needs and the challenges this local florist faces within the industry, as well as from state policies and regulations.

Groundbreaking for new playground at Green Acres Elementary School

The playground is expected to be completed by early December.

Rep. Yaccarino Talks to Local Manufacturers and Educators

Rep. Yaccarino speaks on behalf of House Republican Caucus during 5th Annual Materials Manufacturing Summer Teachers’ Institute

Letter to the Editor: First Selectman Mike Freda is the True Driving Force Behind Amazon Development

It was First Selectman Freda’s efforts that attracted Amazon to North Haven. And it was his love for our town and unparalleled work ethic that propelled this development forward.

Yaccarino Celebrates CT Manufacturing

Nearly thirty Connecticut manufacturers exhibited their products and services at the State Capitol on Wednesday, May 16 as part of a Manufacturing Innovation Day celebration.

Rep. Yaccarino Tours Liuzzi, Promotes Local Small Business

The tour, led by Domenic Liuzzi owner and North Haven native, allowed Rep. Yaccarino to witness firsthand the workings of the business and its facility on 322 State Street.

North Haven Fire Department Celebrates Volunteer Firefighter Day

Local fire departments need volunteers of all skill levels and abilities, people willing and able to respond to emergencies whenever called upon.