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Connecticut Economic Development

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Top Connecticut Economic Development Articles

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  • The Job Of Creating Jobs

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's economic development program is a valid topic for critical discussion, but not the way Tom Foley is doing it. In a Jan. 2 press release, the Republican gubernatorial hopeful blasted the state Department of Economic and...
  • Does Obama Care About The Arts In America?

    Does Obama Care About The Arts In America?
    Did you miss the anniversary last month?  That’s OK. So did President Obama. It was the one-year anniversary of Rocco Landesman announcing his resignation as chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts. It’s been 13 months now and...
  • A Year For Rebuilding State's Infrastructure

    A Year For Rebuilding State's Infrastructure
    First, the good news. People here are taking trains. Both Amtrak (31.6 million passengers) and Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Division (38.8 million riders) set new records in their latest reporting periods. Now the bad news. Four people were killed...
  • N.E. Governors Game-Plan For Energy Boost

    N.E. Governors Game-Plan For Energy Boost
    Energy costs in New England are too high in large part because there isn't enough transmission capacity to get electricity, natural gas and developing renewable energy sources such as hydro from there to here efficiently. The burdensome energy costs...
  • New Britain Mayor Has Earned A Second Term

    For a rough-and-tumble political town, the New Britain mayoral election this year seems much less raucous than usual. That may bode well for incumbent Democrat Tim O'Brien. Mr. O'Brien, 45, is seeking a second term. He is opposed by Republican Erin...
  • Veterans' Housing Complex Shows Way Forward

    Stories that surround homelessness are often difficult to hear, especially when they come from men and women who have served in our military. Despite our best intentions and clear national goals, meeting the needs of our most vulnerable veterans remains a...
  • 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    WINDSOR — Amazon has withdrawn its request for tax abatements and reduced building permit fees, causing confusion over the company's intentions to build a 1.5 million-square-foot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....
  • State's Power Game: Investor Of Last Resort

    On Wednesday, the state bailed out a Head Start program in Bridgeport that was reeling from the federal shutdown, restoring normalcy for 700 pre-school children and their families. Thursday's state bailout: The New Haven Open tennis tournament, reeling...
  • No Shortcuts To State Solvency

    In a world of sound bites, there is an increasing demand for easy answers. We're attracted to the "give 'em hell" rhetoric that promises simple solutions to complex problems. The shiny thing — the easy answer – is most often not. When we...
  • In A Rare Gathering, Lawyers Celebrate Their Man At UConn

    In A Rare Gathering, Lawyers Celebrate Their Man At UConn
    They compete by day and don't usually gather at night as a group, but late Wednesday some of the most prominent partners of Greater Hartford's 17 largest law firms united for a cause — joined by the governor, the state attorney general, the state...
  • State Courts Failure — Buys Tennis Tourney

    In 1991, as the Connecticut Tennis Center in New Haven was getting ready to open, journalists got a tour of the joint from the executive director of the Tennis Foundation of Connecticut. Despite the fact that state taxpayers had sunk $18 million into...