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Connecticut Economic Development

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Top Connecticut Economic Development Articles

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  • State Offers $6.5M To Corporate Relocation Firm To Stay — And Grow

    No one knows how to move out of state like the folks at Cartus Corp., a Danbury company that offers relocation services such as home-buying and rentals to corporations. So the state stepped in with a $6.5 million forgivable loan at 2 percent interest...
  • State Orders 2 Construction Firms To Stop Work At Amazon Warehouse Site In Windsor

    State Orders 2 Construction Firms To Stop Work At Amazon Warehouse Site In Windsor
    Two construction contractors were fined and ordered to stop working on the $50 million Amazon warehouse job in Windsor this week after the state Department of Labor determined that they lacked proper workers' compensation coverage, a state official said....
  • State's New TV Ads Feature Connecticut 'Job Creators'

    State's New TV Ads Feature Connecticut 'Job Creators'
    The state is launching a new TV ad campaign featuring entrepreneurs and business executives discussing why they choose to do business in Connecticut. "For the last several years, we have worked to create a business climate in this state that grows jobs,"...
  • 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...
  • Could Farm Surge Help Feed Needy?

    Connecticut has a growing number of farms. The state also has a growing demand for food from food pantries, even in seemingly affluent towns. Is there a way to connect the increasing need with the growing supply? The number of farms in Connecticut...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Plan To Reshape Gold Street Riles Church, Condo Owners

    Plan To Reshape Gold Street Riles Church, Condo Owners
    HARTFORD — Gold Street forms a gentle, S-shaped ribbon of no more than a tenth of a mile between Main Street and Bushnell Park, past Carl Andre's Stone Field Sculpture and the gate to the final resting place of the city's founders. Now, Hartford...
  • 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...
  • Esty Leaving Malloy Administration, But What Will His Legacy Be?

    Esty Leaving Malloy Administration, But What Will His Legacy Be?
    The state-government half of one of Connecticut's political power couples is departing Gov. Malloy's administration and heading back to academia, and there's a real question about what Daniel Esty is leaving in his wake. Esty (husband of U.S. Rep....
  • Malloy Touts Connecticut's Bounce-Back

    Malloy Touts Connecticut's Bounce-Back
    "Connecticut is moving forward," Gov. Dannel P. Malloy repeated several times Thursday in his snow-delayed fourth State of the State speech to a joint session of the General Assembly. It was a cautiously optimistic and for the most part accurate...