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Connecticut Economic Development

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Top Connecticut Economic Development Articles

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  • UConn Foundation Sending Malloy To Switzerland

    In a step into the spotlight on a prominent stage, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will attend the World Economic Forum annual meeting next week in Davos, Switzerland - a prestigious conference that draws world leaders in various fields. The University of...
  • Malloy Replaces Rowland's CCEDA With CRDA

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday that he is creating a new entity to promote economic development that will essentially replace a similar entity that had been created by then-Gov.John G. Rowland. Malloy announced the formation of the Capital...
  • Governor Malloy Launches "City Canvas" Project for CT Cities

    Connecticut cities will be getting a bit of an artistic face -- and spirit--  lift. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, city leaders, and artists gathered at the Governor's Mansion Monday to give a high-profile launch to a new $1 million arts initiative, "City...
  • State tourism offices

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
  • New thinking for city finances

    City finances have long been under pressure, but the Great Recession and steady attacks on federal and state spending have compounded local financial difficulties. The National League of Cities' annual research brief, City Fiscal Conditions, documents...
  • State To Re-Evaluate 'First Five' Status Of TicketNetwork After CEO's Arrest

    State To Re-Evaluate 'First Five' Status Of TicketNetwork After CEO's Arrest
    The CEO of TicketNetwork has taken a leave of absence, a move announced only hours after Gov.Dannel P. Malloydirected three top aides to investigate the state's dealings with his company following his arrest Sunday on charges of hurling a racial insult....
  • TicketNetwork Withdrawing From 'First Five' Program After CEO's Arrest

    TicketNetwork Withdrawing From 'First Five' Program After CEO's Arrest
    TicketNetwork announced Wednesday that the company was pulling out of a high-profile economic development program following a tumultuous three days that began when CEO Donald Vaccaro was arrested early Monday. "TicketNetwork is regrettably withdrawing...
  • Crime and Punishment: One-percenters accused of hate crimes

    Crime and Punishment: One-percenters accused of hate crimes
    Anne Spurzem is apparently miffed that her alma mater, Smith College, is admitting more gays and poor girls “of color,” making it less appealing to college applicants in Westchester and Fairfield counties. In a letter to the student...
  • 'Job creators' don't want to create jobs

    'Job creators' don't want to create jobs
    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...
  • State Must Roll Up Sleeves To Help Create Jobs

    State Must Roll Up Sleeves To Help Create Jobs
    Editor's Note: With no net job creation here in two decades, Connecticut needs jobs. Our editorial and five other views on this page offer thoughts on getting people back to work. We'd like to hear what you think is the key to creating jobs as well: Email...
  • James C. Smith: Leadership Will Give Business Confidence

    As tempting as it is to think otherwise, there is no "one thing" that will restart job growth in Connecticut, and we best remember that. It does, however, all begin with one thing — leadership from the state Capitol in reshaping the public...