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Connecticut Economic Development

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  • Pryor Tells Superintendents: 'You Are On The Right Track'

    Pryor Tells Superintendents: 'You Are On The Right Track'
    HARTFORD — A day after announcing his plans to leave soon, state Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor addressed superintendents at their annual back-to-school meeting Tuesday, pointing to progress made during his watch and urging them to go forward...
  • Developers Update Canton Officials On Collins Company Site

    Developers Update Canton Officials On Collins Company Site
    CANTON — Efforts to finance redevelopment of the old Collins Company ax factory site have so far been unsuccessful, but the group pushing the plan is pinning its hopes on finding local investors. Members of the group gave an overview of their...
  • State's Last Textile Mill Back Up And Running

    That the state's last traditional textile mill is back in business is cause for celebration. The Warren mills in Stafford Springs made quality woolens for men's suits and coats for 160 years. Hearts were broken when the operation closed in December,...
  • Five questions for Steve C. Huber

    Five questions for Steve C. Huber
    Investors for years have poured money into bonds despite the low yields, viewing them as low-risk and reliable. The trend has been so dominant that some experts have warned of a so-called "safety bubble." But after the Federal Reserve indicated that...
  • Connecticut Spends $22 Million Luring Gun Seller

    Newtown did not change everything in Connecticut public life. The slaughter of 26 innocents at the Sandy Hook School has not caused Democratic and Working Families Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to shed his expensive addiction to corporate welfare. Last week,...
  • Keep Female Inmates Here, Not Alabama

    Do you remember how the last out-of-state transfer of prison inmates went? In 1999, the state sent 500 inmates to a prison in rural Virginia to ease crowding in the Connecticut system. They were later moved to another prison after two inmates died under...
  • A Blueprint To Reboot Hartford

    They were once powerhouses, these old industrial cities in the Northeast and Midwest, centers of employment, finance and culture. But since the mid-20th century, these cities have lost jobs and population and now face daunting social, economic and...
  • Amazon Withdraws Tax Abatement Request In Windsor

    Amazon Withdraws Tax Abatement Request In Windsor
    WINDSOR — Amazon has withdrawn its request for tax abatements and reduced building permit fees, causing confusion over the company's intentions to build a 1.5 million-square-foot distribution center on Day Hill Road expected to produce 300 jobs....
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry to visit Maryland next week

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry to visit Maryland next week
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry is scheduled visit to Maryland next week to hold private meetings with companies and possibly host a reception, his press office said Thursday. Perry's radio and TV advertisements bashing Maryland's business climate and Gov. Martin...
  • Gov. Rick Perry to visit Maryland with pitch for Texas

    Gov. Rick Perry to visit Maryland with pitch for Texas
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a possible Republican presidential candidate in 2016, will ride into the Democratic stronghold of Maryland next week as part of his mission to rustle up business for the Lone Star State. Perry's press office said he will visit...
  • Gov. Martin O'Malley has tough words for Texas Gov. Rick Perry

    Gov. Martin O'Malley has tough words for Texas Gov. Rick Perry
    Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry can expect a forceful defense of Maryland from Gov. Martin O'Malley when Perry arrives here next week to try to lure businesses to Texas. "Gov. Perry, frankly, has a lot more hat than cattle," O'Malley said told a...