Month: May 2015

Gaylord Specialty Healthcare

Gaylord Specialty Healthcare Raises Awareness During National Stroke Awareness Month

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

Proposal to create SMARD Awareness Day passes both the House and Senate

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

Rep. Yaccarino praises Veterans’ College Education bill

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

Sen. Fasano & Senate Republicans Applaud Senate Passage of Bill to Establish Urban Economic Development Programs

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 receives $18,000 grant to continue investigation of pollution in the Quinnipiac River

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.

Republicans Present Transportation Finance Solution to Governor’s Panel

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.

Quinnipiac University School of Medicine student earns Most Promising Medical Student Award

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.

Quinnipiac University to host summer information session for prospective physician assistant graduate students June 16

Quinnipiac University will host an information session for prospective graduate students interested in the physician assistant program at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16, on the North Haven Campus, 370 Bassett Road.

Rep. Yaccarino Supports Legislation Aimed at Creating Jobs for Veterans

State Rep. Dave Yaccarino, Ranking Member of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, on Wednesday supported legislation that would help military veterans transition into civilian life with entrepreneurial opportunities in agriculture-based businesses.

Quinnipiac University confers 891 graduate degrees during two May 9 ceremonies

Quinnipiac University conferred 891 graduate degrees during two ceremonies held Saturday at the TD Bank Sports Center on the York Hill Campus.

League of Women Voters

“League Info Night: Teen into Effective Citizen” to air on NHTV

“League Info Night: Teen into Effective Citizen,” a League of Women Votes of Hamden-North Haven sponsored panel on the state of civic health in Connecticut, is being broadcast until and including the week of 5/18/15 in North Haven on NHTV.

Republicans to Hold Monday Public Hearing on Democrats’ Massive Tax Hike Proposal

Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano (R-North Haven) and House Republican Leader Themis Klarides (R-Derby) announced that Senate and House Republicans will host a Monday public hearing to allow residents and businesses to speak out regarding the Democrats’ proposal to hike state taxes by $2.4 billion.