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  • 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...
  • 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&...
  • What's The Matter With Connecticut?

    What's The Matter With Connecticut?
    A funny-sad back-and-forth appeared in the pages of The Hartford Courant last month. It started when one Christopher Edge wrote into the letters section to say he had had it and was moving out in a brief tirade entitled "Farewell, Connecticut." More...
  • Hartford Schools: On First Day, Ready For Changes

    Hartford Schools: On First Day, Ready For Changes
    HARTFORD — Milner Principal Karen Lott stood beside former Mayor Thirman Milner, the school's namesake, as they welcomed back students and parents on Tuesday's first day of classes. "There are a lot of changes that have happened," Lott told them,...
  • Northwestern Connecticut College Creates Manufacturing Degree Program

    Northwestern Connecticut Community College in Winsted this fall will become the latest state school to offer a degree in manufacturing. The associate's degree program was made possible by a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. Students...
  • Connecticut's Neighbors Courting Employers

    Neighboring states are actively working to improve their business climates, which adds to the importance of our legislators making critical decisions to signal Connecticut's competitiveness before the current session of the General Assembly ends. New...
  • Insurance Association Of Connecticut Announces New President

    An insurance trade group and lobbying organization in Connecticut announced Wednesday it has a new president who served as associate counsel for the Connecticut Business and Industry Association, or CBIA. Eric George of Glastonbury will start mid-July as...
  • Private Emails Hide Work Of Malloy's Administration

    The Malloy administration has created a far-flung network of private email accounts to conduct the public's business. Instead of using the state's "ct.gov" email address that is assigned to each member of the administration, officials have used Gmail,...
  • A Great Opportunity To Cut Up State's Red Tape

    Connecticut has 15,000 pages of state regulations. A house-cleaning seems overdue. It's finally getting done, with the public's help. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered state agencies this week to look at regulations more than 4 years old. The agencies are...
  • Obama Urges Increase In Minimum Wage At Rally

    Obama Urges Increase In Minimum Wage At Rally
    NEW BRITAIN — In a campaign-style event, President Barack Obama made a rousing appeal for a higher minimum wage Wednesday at a packed pep rally at Central Connecticut State University, saying that it was "time to give America a raise." That...
  • Obama llega a Connecticut para rally sobre salarios

    Obama llega a Connecticut para rally sobre salarios
    El Presidente Barack Obama llegó al Aeropuerto Internacional Bradley, poco después del mediodía del miércoles para una concentración vendida en Central Connecticut State University diseñada para fortalecer apoyo a su propuesta de aumentar el salario...