Author: Dorothy Hughes

New venture funding brings jobs, businesses, venture capital firms to Connecticut

Connecticut has a new crop of venture capital funding options with an infusion of over $130 million in funding opportunities for the state’s business sector. The allocation of funds to venture capital investments was the result of a 2010 policy change in Connecticut’s Insurance Reinvestment Tax Credit program. In-state small and medium sized high-growth businesses…

How people with disabilities will be affected by the proposed healthcare bills

Source America has been committed to helping companies provide employment for individuals with disabilities for forty years. They have a network of non-profits that supply the services and products in extremely high demand. Using only standards of the highest quality they match commercial and government contracts with workforces dedicated to provide jobs for people with severe disabilities.

Arianna Huffington Honored at Annual Bridges of Understanding Event

With the help of the event’s benefit committee which included Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba and his wide Abeer, all fundraising proceeds from the event will support BOU’s education initiatives. Refugee Deeply, BOU’s newest programming, provides in-depth and unbiased coverage of the Syrian refugee crisis and works to untangle the complicated geopolitical, legal, and human rights issues surrounding the problem.

The Missouri Government Internship Program Gets Alumni Gift

Ryan Brennan of Advantage Capital serves as Managing Director and his picture could be seen at a recent Foundation Banquet for Truman State University. He is seen here with the University President Barbara Dixon. She had presented a keynote address at this banquet. This is when she informed the University about a $40,000 gift to the University. This is supposedly to benefit the Truman’s Missouri Government Internship Program.

Department of Treasury Set to Help Development of Rural Areas Through Funding of Companies

The state is one of the few areas within the company that has required government attention over time and is now starting to see the benefit of the efforts of the people of the state, as the United States Department of Treasury has donated a large sum of money towards the state and the companies that have their operations within the state. As part of this, CEI Capital Management, a company based in the state of Maine, has been given over $80 million in the treasurer’s efforts to divulge into new markets to offer help where help is needed (Maine to benefit from $80 million in tax credits for U.S. rural development).

Senator Elizabeth Dole Launches Hidden Heroes in Nation’s Capital

Many notable individuals have joined this campaign, such as actor Tom Hanks, who will be featured in the video public service announcements. Other supporters include: Colonel Jennifer Pritzker, Retired Army National Guard and Founder and Chair of the Pritzker Military Museum; Ambassador of the UAE to the USA, Yousef Al Otaiba; Harriet Dominque of the USAA; Comcast-NBC Universal; News Anchor Tom Brokaw; Democrat leader Nancy Pelosi; and Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Robert McDonald.