| Oct 26, 2011
| 8:06 PM
Both chambers of the state legislature voted Wednesday night in favor of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's controversial plan to recruit the nonprofit Jackson Laboratory to Farmington with a $291 million offer to construct a new building and create 300 direct...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 5:14 PM
State legislators expressed both high praise and sharp skepticism Thursday during day-long hearings as they debated the nonprofit Jackson Laboratory's plan to bring 300 jobs to Farmington over the next 10 years.
The proposal represents the centerpiece of...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Break out the bubbly as we head into 2012. The new AP-GfK poll shows that almost two-thirds of Americans believe that 2012 will be a better year than 2011....
| Jun 29, 2011
| 1:29 PM
Lot of posturing going on these days. Governor Malloy is threatening to add a half percent to Connecticut's unemployment rate by laying off thousands and the Republicans in Washington are threatening to destroy the USA's credit and plunge the world into...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 1:17 PM
Bank of America announced last week that it would cut 107 jobs in Hartford and East Hartford by year's end. A statement released by the bank says workers "may be eligible to receive severance or relocation assistance in lieu of severance."
| May 15, 2011
| 9:00 PM
The shell from the Confederate mortar, its red fuse glowing “like the wings of a firefly,’’ according to one observer, hung briefly before beginning its descent and exploding directly over Fort Sumter in Charleston harbor.
| Oct 11, 2011
| 3:43 PM
In Nebraska, Republican Gov. Dave Heineman enacted the biggest tax cut in state history, and the state's unemployment rate of 4.2 percent is now the second lowest in the nation.
In Connecticut, Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy enacted the largest tax...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 9:00 PM
I read an article in the Hartford Courant recently that gave me pause. "Where is the liberal media?" I asked myself. "I hear about it, but I don't see it."
The article was about a new economic report from UConn that found that regulation in Connecticut...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 10:48 AM
He may look like Karl Marx with his bushy beard and wild hair, but according to the Department of Labor, Joseph Spezzanno III is more scrooge than comrade.
The Northford businessman appeared in New Haven Superior Court last Thursday on a laundry list...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 6:03 PM
Gov. Dannel Malloy announced the agenda for his Oct. 6 "Economic Summit" yesterday. It follows his months-long Jobs Tour in which he talked to businesses, labor groups and other stakeholders across the state.
From what I can tell, neither the tour...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 2:19 PM
For decades, National Premium has been a hazy, distant memory. Stored-away memorabilia and faded beer ads were all that remained of its once-storied legacy.
That may change next year. Tim Miller, an Easton real estate agent, has acquired the trademark...