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Connecticut Economic Development

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Top Connecticut Economic Development Articles

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  • Protect Law That Protects State's Legacy

    In the early years of the past decade, the four state museums were constantly threatened with closure or cutback. These vitally important historic and cultural sites — the Prudence Crandall Museum in Canterbury, the Henry Whitfield Museum in...
  • California jobless rate falls to 8% after adding 58,800 net new positions

    California's economy perked up in February, adding 58,800 net new jobs and gaining some momentum after a lackluster showing the month before. The job gains helped push the unemployment rate down to 8% from 8.1% in January, the state's Employment...
  • Mohegan's $1.3 Billion Casino Plan Goes To Vote In Revere, Mass.

    Mohegan's $1.3 Billion Casino Plan Goes To Vote In Revere, Mass.
    REVERE, Mass. — Voters in this working-class city on Boston's North Shore — with its long history of gambling on greyhounds and horse racing — will decide Tuesday whether to allow Mohegan Sun to build a $1.3 billion casino at the Suffolk...
  • Democrats Must Stand For More Than Keno

    This week, the Democrats who control our state legislature will have their last chance to kill off the gambling game keno. The game, which is to be run by the Connecticut Lottery, is expected to generate about $30 million a year. This is about 0.1 percent...
  • Foxwoods, Mohegans See Potential In Borscht Belt

    Foxwoods, Mohegans See Potential In Borscht Belt
    As the allure of Grossinger's faded with the rest of the Borscht Belt in the 1970s and '80s, Mitchell Grossinger Etess and his family envisioned a casino to revive their hotel resort. They tried to get New Yorkers to warm to the idea, which required...
  • 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...
  • Business Ads Aren't Political, But Are Still A Problem

    Business Ads Aren't Political, But Are Still A Problem
    The ads may not be overtly political, but they are troubling in another way. The state Department of Community and Economic Development announced this week it would spend $569,637 in May and June on two television ads to promote Connecticut's business...
  • 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 In An Economic Headlock

    Years ago, there was a sign on the ceiling of a college wrestling room that read: "If you can read this, you are in trouble. Move!" The sign on Connecticut's ceiling is a report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis showing that the state was dead last...
  • Conn. gun company moves, could Maryland be next?

    Conn. gun company moves, could Maryland be next?
    Connecticut will lose its first gun manufacturer in the wake of its strict new gun law, and the South Carolina economic development officials who lured them to the Palmetto state may woo disaffected Maryland gun companies next. "We'll be looking at...
  • Nearby Water Is Superior Solution For UConn's Needs

    Connecticut has made a policy and financial commitment to the University of Connecticut in Storrs. As a result, UConn is experiencing rapid growth, which is good for students and for businesses looking to hire talented young people. This growth, however,...