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Connecticut Economic Development

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  • Deloitte To Expand In Stamford As Latest Addition To State's First Five Program

    Deloitte To Expand In Stamford As Latest Addition To State's First Five Program
    — Deloitte, a giant international accounting, consulting and financial advising firm, will receive between $9 million and $14.5 million in state tax dollars to expand its workforce in Connecticut over the next 61/2 years, the governor announced...
  • Ready For Massachusetts Casino Competition?

    Proposed casinos for Massachusetts and Rhode Island are not good news for Connecticut, which has come to depend on its two casino resorts for hundreds of millions of dollars yearly in state revenues, thousands of jobs and tourists galore. On the bright...
  • TMI: David B. Panagore, Urbanist

    Name: David B. Panagore Age: 48 Occupation: urbanist Found at: Salute (Hartford) Note: Mr. Panagore was the city of Hartford's chief operating officer. He was hired to be the city's director of development services by former Mayor Eddie Perez and was...
  • 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...
  • Could Connecticut's high park fees keep tourists away? Maybe that new ad campaign can help.

    Could Connecticut's high park fees keep tourists away? Maybe that new ad campaign can help.
    If you’re an out-of-state tourist visiting Connecticut and feel like catching some sun at our Hammonasset State Park beach on a summer Saturday, it’s gonna set you back a tidy $22. (That’s $9 more than a Connecticut resident will pay.)...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Could Waterbury Become the Center of Connecticut's Pot-Growing Universe?

    Waterbury isn’t the first place in Connecticut you might associate with marijuana growing. After all, it’s a conservative little city known more for political corruption than the cultivation of high-class weed. (Both disgraced governor-...
  • 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....
  • 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...