Category: Money & Financial

OP-ED: Time to Create Business Opportunity for All, Not Just the Privileged Few

For years Connecticut Republicans have called for policy changes to reduce business burdens. The less you tax a business, the more capital it will have to invest in growing services and jobs.

Len Fasano

Fasano, Kelly: Connecticut Needs to Take Action to Address Affordable Care Act Failures

Senators Call for Public Hearing to Gather Insurer Feedback

Dave Yaccarino

OPINION: How did we get in such a bad place? Putting the state’s current financial crisis into perspective

Since being elected into office, I have witnessed the democratic majority, along with Governor Malloy, pass the two largest tax increases in our state’s history.

North Haven Soccer Club Scholarship

North Haven Soccer Club 2016 Scholarship Winners Announced

Congratulations to Thomas Bogen and Christina DeFalco, the 2016 NHSC scholarship recipients!

“Mileage Tax” Back on the Table

Fasano, Boucher: Republicans will be fighting this mileage tax idea until it stalls permanently

United Bank’s North Haven Team Presents $5,000 to Four Local Nonprofits

United Bank today announced that four local charities in North Haven received a generous donation of $1,250 each from the United Bank Foundation Connecticut during an event they hosted at their North Haven banking branch location.

Senate & House Republicans Propose Budget Plan

Republican lawmakers in the Connecticut General Assembly today proposed a revised 2017 budget that closes the state’s projected $935.7 million deficit, restores funding to core social services, protects local town education funding, and implements long-term structural changes to the state budget.

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.

Quinnipiac University makes a voluntary payment of $400,000 to the town of North Haven

Quinnipiac University made a voluntary payment of $400,000 to the town of North Haven Monday during a ceremony at the North Haven Town Hall.

Senate & House Republicans submit petitions calling for special session to fix failing state budget

Following calls by hospitals, advocates for the disabled, and many others for legislative action to address Governor Malloy’s recent devastating budget cuts, Senate and House Republican legislators have all signed a petition seeking a special session of the General Assembly to rebuild the state budget and formally requested Democrat legislators do the same.

Yaccarino, Fasano, Freda applaud grant for Vanacore Field complex improvements

State awards North Haven $500,000 STEAP grant to demolish and replace nonfunctioning concession stand, install permanent bathrooms and locker rooms, replace visitor bleachers and repair fencing for local teams.


State Budget Cuts: Short Sighted to Say the Least

On September 18, Governor Malloy single-handedly passed $103 million in new budget cuts, including $63.4 million in reduced Medicaid payments to hospitals. The result of these cuts would increase hospitals’ tax liability to the state by over $267 million between fiscal year 2015 and fiscal year 2016, raising the state tax burden for hospitals to almost $500 million annually.