Category: Money & Financial

Free Covid-19 Test Kits and Helpful Tax Season Information

The federal government recently announced the launch of a website allowing households across Connecticut and the country to order free COVID-19 rapid tests for delivery.

Sen. Cicarella, Rep. Yaccarino Announce Approval of $2.5 Million State Investment to Support Senior Housing at Temple Pines

The grant will support renovations including upgrades for code compliance, paving, exterior improvements, and interior improvements to the kitchens and bathrooms.

Rep. Yaccarino Proudly Supports the State Budget

Yaccarino explained that the budget, while not perfect, stayed within the spending cap and did not include new tax increases.

State Representative Dave Yaccarino (R-87) joins the CT Coalition to End Homelessness in advocating to end homelessness in Connecticut outside of the State Capitol in Hartford on the morning of Monday, May 18, 2021.

Rep. Yaccarino Advocates to End Homelessness

On Monday, May 18, 2021, State Representative Dave Yaccarino (R-87) joined CT Coalition to End Homelessness and other advocates outside of the State Capitol to push for more funding to combat homelessness in Connecticut.

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.

Local State Lawmakers Announce Applications Now Being Accepted for the Connecticut CARES Small Business Grant Program

The program is designed to help small businesses and nonprofits that have faced financial hardship caused by COVID-19.

Quinnipiac University economics professor available to discuss record rise in unemployment claims

Nearly 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week amid a widespread economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus.

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.