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Connecticut Economic Development

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Top Connecticut Economic Development Articles

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  • Independent puts money behind Senate run

    Independent puts money behind Senate run
    Arguing that the two-party system is corrupt, a Montgomery County businessman is pouring his own money into an independent bid for the U.S. Senate from Maryland. Rob Sobhani, 52, who announced his candidacy this month, is the first candidate to buy...
  • Stunning Newton Comeback Yields Strange Bedfellows

    Bridgeport continues to challenge Waterbury as the home of the most embarrassing and bewildering politics in Connecticut. Former state Sen. Ernie Newton did last week what few in Connecticut politics have achieved: He subdued bumptious Working Families...
  • Taxpayers Should Know How Economic Development Dollars Are Spent

    As a general rule, transparency in government is a good thing — and that includes public disclosure of how the state's economic development dollars are being spent. That's especially true when governors such as Connecticut's Dannel P. Malloy are...
  • State Offered Development Deal To Makers Of Gun Used In Newtown Massacre

    State Offered Development Deal To Makers Of   Gun Used In Newtown Massacre
    Eight days before Adam Lanza used a Bushmaster AR-15 semiautomatic rifle to kill 26 children and women on Dec. 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, state officials offered the manufacturer of the gun a development deal to move its corporate...
  • 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...
  • STORY: Ripple Effect Of Haddam Land Swap: Donor Of Moodus Resort Questions State Assurances [June 5, 2011]

    STORY: Ripple Effect Of Haddam Land Swap: Donor Of Moodus Resort Questions State Assurances [June 5, 2011]
    Bob Johnson is worried. Two years ago, when he sold his 143-acre Sunrise Resort on the Salmon River in Moodus to the state, he told a reporter that, while he would miss seeing all the returning vacationers, he could take comfort in knowing the summer...
  • 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...
  • 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...