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Connecticut Economic Development

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Top Connecticut Economic Development Articles

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  • Presentation July 10 On Affordable Care Act For Small Businesses

    With rules on small business Obamacare health coverage creating ongoing confusion, the Community Economic Development Fund is hosting a free presentation next week for small business owners on the Affordable Care Act. The meeting is from 5:30 p.m. to 7:...
  • Good Intentions Not Enough For Stadium

    When Hartford officials announced their plan to build a stadium to bring the Rock Cats Double A baseball team to the city from New Britain, I thought it was a good idea. I believed then that Hartford government leaders had done due diligence. But as...
  • Recession Was The Mother Of Invention

    Recession Was The Mother Of Invention
    PLYMOUTH — The housing crash devastated firms in construction — site developers, home builders, carpenters, electricians — but the seismic waves went far beyond that epicenter. Kim Pelletier, president of Truck Builders of Connecticut,...
  • Why Malloy Must Pay For Part Of Rock Cats Plan

    Why Malloy Must Pay For Part Of Rock Cats Plan
    For those of us who follow economic development in Connecticut, it seems odd to see the Rock Cats saga unfolding without Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. The governor's apparatus kicks into gear every time a bakery considers expanding in Bozrah, and he's been...
  • Connecticut Ranks 46th In CNBC Ranking

    The cable business news channel CNBC has released its annual list of America's Top States for Business, and Connecticut is near the bottom at No. 46. "The Constitution State offers world-class education, and strong access to capital. It is one of the...
  • Mass. High Court: Casino Repeal Will Go To A Vote

    Mass. High Court: Casino Repeal Will Go To A Vote
    The high court in Massachusetts ruled Tuesday that a petition to effectively ban casinos will go to a vote in November, potentially erasing plans for destination resorts in Springfield and Greater Boston. At the least, the decision delays the start of...
  • Bridgewater Associates Abandons Plan To Build in Stamford

    Yachters and local planning and zoning officials seem to have won their battle with the world's largest hedge fund, whose CEO wanted to build a $750 million headquarters on the Stamford waterfront. Bridgewater Associates, which announced its plans to...
  • Caesars vies with Genting as bids due for N.Y. casinos

    ALBANY, N.Y. — The fight for four New York state casino licenses is set to intensify, as operators — including Caesars Entertainment and Genting — jockey for access to the 8.3 million residents of the biggest U.S. city. Monday was the...
  • He Had His Hand On Pulse Of Connecticut's Economy

     He Had His Hand On Pulse Of Connecticut's Economy
    Edwin L. Caldwell was a prominent economist whose views about the future of Connecticut's economy were highly influential in the 1970's and '80s. He was a vice president and chief economist at the former Connecticut Bank and Trust Co., a professor of...
  • Say It Ain't So, Joe — Riverfront Visionary Stepping Aside

    If we were playing word association in Hartford, "Riverfront Recapture" would almost always elicit "Joe Marfuggi." Since 1986 Mr. Marfuggi has headed the nonprofit organization created to reconnect the city with the Connecticut River. He has done a...
  • City Emails Shed Light On Early Rock Cats Talks

    City Emails Shed Light On Early Rock Cats Talks
    HARTFORD — On a late November afternoon in 2012, city officials met with executives from the New Britain Rock Cats and put in motion a secret 18-month negotiation to bring the minor league club to Hartford. The meeting at Salute on Trumbull Street...