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Connecticut Economic Development

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  • 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...
  • Two Hearings To Be Held Thursday On Special Session On Jobs, Jackson Lab; Roy Occhiogrosso vs. Sen. Len Suzio On Jobs

    Two Hearings To Be Held Thursday On Special Session On Jobs, Jackson Lab; Roy Occhiogrosso vs. Sen. Len Suzio On Jobs
    The state legislature will be holding informational hearings Thursday on a controversial plan to bring a genetic research institute to the University of Connecticut Health Center campus in Farmington. The hearings will be held in advance of next week's...
  • 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...
  • Connecticut Jobs Bill Is Only A Good First Step

    New Haven underwent one of the first and most aggressive urban renewal programs in the country after World War II under Mayor Richard C. Lee. In an interview in 2002, a year before he died, Mr. Lee was asked why the program didn't achieve better results....
  • Chamber President Sorry Jackson Left Florida

    Florida's loss is Connecticut's gain. The president of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce feels that way as the Connecticut state legislature has approved Jackson Laboratory's plan to create 300 jobs over the next 10 years in return for $291...
  • 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...
  • It's All About Jobs: Legislature Passes Bipartisan Incentives Bill

    It's All About Jobs: Legislature Passes Bipartisan Incentives Bill
    Lawmakers on Wednesday easily approved a $626 million package of incentives designed to create jobs, revive the economy and undo the state's image as hostile to business. The votes in the House of Representatives and the Senate were nearly unanimous....
  • Sharing Visions For Hartford

    Sharing Visions For Hartford
    With Mayor Pedro Segarra having won election in his own right and a new-look city council, we asked local leaders and observers what the city's priorities should be. BE BOLD, DECISIVE By RAMANI AYER No. 1. Be a cheerleader. The capital should be a...
  • 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...
  • Two Governors, Two Styles: Tax Increases In Connecticut, Tax Cuts In Nebraska

    In Nebraska, Republican Gov. Dave Heineman enacted the biggest tax cut in state history, and the state's unemployment rate of 4.2 percent is now the second lowest in the nation. In Connecticut, Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy enacted the largest tax...
  • The Mouse That Roared: Maine-Based Jackson Lab Seeking To Come To Farmington; Bipartisan Jobs Package To Cost $516 Million In Bonding

    The Mouse That Roared: Maine-Based Jackson Lab Seeking To Come To Farmington; Bipartisan Jobs Package To Cost $516 Million In Bonding
    State legislators expressed both high praise and sharp skepticism Thursday during day-long hearings as they debated the nonprofit Jackson Laboratory's plan to bring 300 jobs to Farmington over the next 10 years. The proposal represents the centerpiece of...