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  • The Stan Simpson Show: Texas Taking Connecticut Jobs, Food Addiction

    In the first segment, Peter Goia, an economist with the Connecticut Business and Industry Association. and Greg Bordonaro, editor of the Hartford Business Journal, share their perspectives on Connecticut’s stagnant economy and Texas Gov. Rick Perry&...
  • State Officials Concerned Over Toxic Waste From Fracking

    State Officials Concerned Over Toxic Waste From Fracking
    Connecticut is betting big that natural gas will give us a cheaper and cleaner energy future than fuels like oil and coal. The problem with that wager could turn on how we're going to handle fracking and the hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic...
  • Connecticut's Hiring Hasn't Been This Good Since 1998

    Connecticut's Hiring Hasn't Been This Good Since 1998
    Job growth in 2014 was the strongest it has been in Connecticut since 1998, with 26,700 net new jobs, according to a preliminary estimate from the state Department of Labor. In 1998, the state's employers added 28,300 jobs. In December, payrolls grew by...
  • Connecticut could learn economics from Lego, expert says

    At the annual Economic Summit and Outlook, hosted by the Connecticut Business and Industry Association, in conjunction with the Metro Hartford Alliance, much of the outlook for 2015 was upbeat, with a fighting sort of spirit, and a focus on businesses...
  • Malloy, In State Of State Speech, Focuses On Transportation

    Malloy, In State Of State Speech, Focuses On Transportation
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, giving his State of the State address that opened his second term Wednesday, said the state's traffic congestion is "unacceptable'' and demands a bold new approach toward improving roads and railroad lines. Calling...
  • Opening Day At The Capitol: Cooperation, Yes. Solutions To Fiscal Crisis, No.

    HARTFORD — Like any Opening Day, Wednesday was full of optimism in and around the state Capitol, where parade marchers, an ebullient governor and lawmakers ushered in yet another season of cooperation. A few blocks away, at the same time,...
  • LEGO North America President Emphasizes Corporate Responsibility

    LEGO North America President Emphasizes Corporate Responsibility
    While the history of LEGO Systems Inc. in Connecticut is at least in part one of a steely-eyed decision to move jobs to Mexico to save money, the group president on Wednesday emphasized the gentler side of capitalism at the billion-dollar toy maker....
  • Just-In-Time Scheduling To Come Under Scrutiny At Capitol

    Just-In-Time Scheduling To Come Under Scrutiny At Capitol
    HARTFORD — With sophisticated computer programs, employers have data to predict how many people will be needed for a Tuesday lunch rush if it's raining, or on a sunny Saturday afternoon at the mall in December. The workforce analytics company...
  • Candidates In 77th House District Say They'd Help Business

    Candidates In 77th House District Say They'd Help Business
    BRISTOL — In the 77th House District campaign, both candidates have sought to position themselves as pro-business fiscal conservatives. Republican challenger Cara Christine Pavalock said she'd work to make the state more attractive to businesses...
  • Expo showcases 'Next Generation' manufacturing

    Businesses and educators joined forces on Nov. 7 to showcase the possibilities in manufacturing careers at a "Manufacture Your Future" Expo at Quinebaug Valley Community College. The event drew hundreds of students and teachers from area high schools. The...
  • Connecticut Job Market Still Growing, Up 3,600 In October

    Connecticut Job Market Still Growing, Up 3,600 In October
    Connecticut employers added 3,600 jobs in October, and initial estimates are that the state's jobs base is up 23,000 from a year ago, a very strong year by Connecticut standards. The state has only broken the 20,000 mark twice in the past 15 years, in...