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Connecticut Economic Development

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Top Connecticut Economic Development Articles

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  • 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...
  • MGM Resorts and National Harbor announce casino deal

    MGM Resorts and National Harbor announce casino deal
    The developers of National Harbor announced Friday they have reached an agreement with Las Vegas giant MGM Resorts International to develop a luxury casino at the proposed gambling site on the Potomac River. Under the agreement between the Peterson Cos....
  • 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...
  • Jobs Summit: North Carolina Model Could Help Connecticut

    Be like North Carolina. That theme came up Thursday at Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s jobs summit when leaders discussed which road Connecticut should take after 22 years of no net job growth. A Moody's forecaster said that North Carolina made the right...
  • Malloy Holding Jobs Summit Thursday In Hartford

    Governor Dannel Malloy will be hosting a day-long jobs summit Thursday, coming on the heels of his statewide jobs tour that brought him to 70 events around the state. Ever since taking office, Malloy has declared that "Connecticut is open for business.''...
  • CCM Pushing 5 Key Initiatives For Special Session Wednesday On Jobs; Seeking State-Local Alliances To Cut Red Tape And Kick-Start Economy

    In advance of the important special session on Wednesday, the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities is proposing five specific intiatives in the hopes of kick-starting the state's sluggish economy. The unemployment rate has improved slightly to 8.9...
  • Full Legislature Approves Jackson Laboratory Deal

    Full Legislature Approves Jackson Laboratory Deal
    Both chambers of the state legislature voted Wednesday night in favor of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's controversial plan to recruit the nonprofit Jackson Laboratory to Farmington with a $291 million offer to construct a new building and create 300 direct...
  • GOP Questions Malloy's Plan For Jackson Lab; Sen. Len Suzio Says Subsidy Of $291 Million Is "Stupid, Unbelievably Reckless'' By The State

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced with much fanfare recently that a research laboratory will be coming to Farmington with the state's help, but the plan is running into a buzzsaw of criticism from Republican legislators who say there are too many unanswered...
  • Strong Support For Bipartisan Jobs Package, But Questions Still Linger On Jackson Laboratory Plan At University Of Connecticut Health Center

    It is a tale of two bills. As the legislature prepares for a special session next week on creating jobs, negotiators are getting close to a bipartisan deal on a jobs package that would have widespread support. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy met with Republicans...
  • 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...