Category: Money & Financial

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.

Rep. Yaccarino and Residents Talk Tolls during North Haven Forum

The event was scheduled to give residents an opportunity to speak with Rep. Yaccarino about issues affecting the district, bill proposal ideas, and other topics pertaining to state or local government.

(l-r) Beverlee Dacey, Catlin Wells and Diane Winston

People’s United Center for Women and Business at Quinnipiac University to host ‘Women in Leadership Panel’ on Oct. 22

Sponsored by the People’s United Center for Women and Business at Quinnipiac University and the Women Presidents’ Educational Organization, this event also will celebrate Women Entrepreneurship Week, which runs from Oct. 19-26.

Reps. Candelora, Yaccarino, Fishbein and Senator Fasano to Host Business Forum in Wallingford

The legislators will discuss important pieces of legislation that came before the General Assembly this year, including topics such as the state’s new paid family medical leave program, an increase to the minimum wage and changes to the pass-through entity tax.

Democrat “Meals Tax” Will Put 7.35% New Tax on Long List of Groceries Never Taxed Before, According to DRS

The tax will apply to not only prepared meals such as sandwiches, deli salads, pizza and hot buffet items, but also containers of lettuce, small packages of snacks, loose baked goods, wrapped salads, small servings of ice cream, and meal replacement bars.

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.

Dave Yaccarino

Rep. Yaccarino, Bill to Increase Tax Abatement for Volunteer First Responders Passes House and Senate

The proposal would allow towns to increase the property tax abatement available to volunteer firefighters and other first responders at a level higher than the current $1,000.

Republican Lawmakers Present Alternative to Tolls

The majority of residents in attendance expressed their opposition to tolls and there were nearly 200 individuals in attendance.

Yaccarino

Op-Ed: How Much More Can We Pay?

Connecticut does not have a revenue problem; we have a spending problem.

North Haven Informational Tolls Forum

With the governor’s recent budget address including more than fifty tolls expected on all major highways across the state, this event will allow area residents to share their concerns, get their questions answered, and discuss potential alternatives.

North Haven Soccer Club Scholarship

North Haven Soccer Club College Scholarship

The North Haven Soccer Club is giving $500 college scholarships to two current or former members of the NHSC who are heading off to college.