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Connecticut Economic Development

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Top Connecticut Economic Development Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • How New England States Can Regain Economic Vitality

    New England, we have a problem. It's not just Connecticut suffering from economic troubles. Much of the region is falling into long-term economic stagnation. We are losing jobs, income and population — particularly young adults — to other...
  • Malloy Calls For Tax Breaks, More Jobs, Support For Education

    Malloy Calls For Tax Breaks, More Jobs, Support For Education
    HARTFORD — Opening an election-year legislative session in which the state faces a projected budget surplus, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday called for modest tax relief and investments in education, jobs and social services that he said will help...
  • Connecticut's Story Key To Cultural Tourism

    Culture, tourism, placemaking and economic development are four concepts that belong together. Good public policy requires thinking strategically about their interrelatedness. Despite being one of only six states with abundant, on-the-ground and...
  • No Holiday Peace For Politicians

    The state's two major political parties engaged in spitball by press release through the holiday season. It will grow barbarous as the year advances. Partisans will become sensitive about the tone and substance of the exchanges as they grow more fierce....