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Connecticut Economic Development

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Top Connecticut Economic Development Articles

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  • Gun Making Part Of Connecticut's Fabric

    From coast to coast, politicians and pundits quickly grasped the irony when the shooting tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown landed Connecticut, the home and birthplace of the American firearms industry, at the center of a national...
  • Governor's Budget Cuts To Address Deficit Affects Arts Groups

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's $150 million in immediate cuts to deal with a looming deficit has an effect on many arts, cultural, heritage and tourism organizations. The governor cut a total of  $1,038,742 from the Department of Economic and Communuity...
  • Boukus Running For Ninth Term in 22nd District; Saunders Seeks To Oust Her

    Boukus Running For Ninth Term in 22nd District; Saunders Seeks To Oust Her
    After a visit to the Connecticut Tool and Manufacturing plant, state Rep. Betty Boukus declared that the state government's drive to retain businesses and train young people for 21st-century manufacturing jobs is paying off. "These are hard times, and we...
  • Connecticut Ranks Last Among 50 States In Credit Quality Analysis By Hartford-based Conning Inc.

    Connecticut took a "nose dive" to last place in a report assessing the credit quality of all 50 states released Tuesday by Conning, Inc., a Hartford-based asset manager that does financial research for insurers and institutional investors. The report...
  • New Northeast Utilities Should Stay A Player

    For nearly two decades, Northeast Utilities has been an unusually strong and imaginative force in economic development in Connecticut and western Massachusetts. The company's economic development and community relations department had a small core of...
  • Busway Changing The Landscape

     Busway Changing The Landscape
    Behind the state Armory in Hartford, workers operate the backhoes and cranes that are carving a two-story retaining wall beside the Amtrak rail line. Roughly nine miles away, more crews are preparing a new off-ramp from Route 72 up to New Britain's...
  • Connecticut In An Economic Headlock

    Years ago, there was a sign on the ceiling of a college wrestling room that read: "If you can read this, you are in trouble. Move!" The sign on Connecticut's ceiling is a report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis showing that the state was dead last...
  • Conn. gun company moves, could Maryland be next?

    Conn. gun company moves, could Maryland be next?
    Connecticut will lose its first gun manufacturer in the wake of its strict new gun law, and the South Carolina economic development officials who lured them to the Palmetto state may woo disaffected Maryland gun companies next. "We'll be looking at...
  • Nearby Water Is Superior Solution For UConn's Needs

    Connecticut has made a policy and financial commitment to the University of Connecticut in Storrs. As a result, UConn is experiencing rapid growth, which is good for students and for businesses looking to hire talented young people. This growth, however,...
  • Gov. Malloy Open To Having NHL Hockey Back In Hartford

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Monday he is talking to investors seeking to bring an NHL franchise to Hartford, but he emphasized the return of hockey remains a remote possibility. "I have spoken to individuals who have expressed a desire to bring a team...
  • States Provide Lucrative Subsidies For Gunmakers

    — Governments in nine states have awarded at least $49 million in subsidies in the past five years to gun and ammunition makers whose products are under scrutiny after the school shootings in Newtown. Almost 85 percent of those tax breaks or...