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Connecticut Economic Development

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Top Connecticut Economic Development Articles

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  • Malloy, The Supposed 'Transparency' Governor, Blasted As 'Foe Of FOI'

    Dannel P. Malloy came into office as governor two years ago saying he's committed to "open and transparent" government, but recent events have put that assertion in question. "Transparent" and "transparency" are the words that leaders use these days...
  • Federal Sequester Hits State Job Programs

    Recently, we learned that members of Congress can act quickly when their flights heading home might be delayed. When it comes to the rest of us, all we get is, well — nothing. Congress protected the air traffic controllers from damaging cuts under...
  • $50 Million For New Sandy Hook School, Mixed Martial Arts Pass In Legislature's Final Hours

    $50 Million For New Sandy Hook School, Mixed Martial Arts Pass In Legislature's Final Hours
    Legislators scrambled Wednesday to finish their work on the final day of the 2013 session – granting final approval for more than $2 billion in bond projects, allowing police to withhold crime-scene photographs of murder victims, and legalizing...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Airport Poised For Takeoff Under New Management

    Finally, Connecticut's airports are under new management. After two years of preparation, the Connecticut Airport Authority has taken over operation and management of Bradley International Airport and the state's five other general aviation airports...
  • Let's Close The Gaps In The Canal Trail

    The Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway is the most important recreational asset developed in the state in the past two decades. Or so I thought, despite never having been on the trail south of Farmington. Saturday, I got to bike the southern corridor....
  • News Quiz: Have You Been Paying Attention?

    It's a summer news quiz! 1. Although he has been coy about whether he will run for governor, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton recently said he could do whose job? a. The guy who towels the sweat off Bob Dylan's brow at concerts. b. The guy inside the...
  • 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,...
  • Connecticut Spends $22 Million Luring Gun Seller

    Newtown did not change everything in Connecticut public life. The slaughter of 26 innocents at the Sandy Hook School has not caused Democratic and Working Families Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to shed his expensive addiction to corporate welfare. Last week,...