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Connecticut Economic Development

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  • Long Hours And Sharp Elbows

     For much of his life, Dannel Malloy has been an avid fan of hockey and rugby.     Both rough-and-tumble sports are highly physical and require quick movements, sharp elbows and fast decisions. A rugby player for 22 years, Malloy finally quit when his...
  • Expanding UConn Must Tap Fresh Water Supply

    Expanding UConn Must Tap Fresh Water Supply
    The University of Connecticut and the town of Mansfield need additional reliable long-term sources of water. That's a well-documented fact, and one borne out by years of review and planning. But that's not because UConn isn't a good steward. On the...
  • Puerto Ricans Debate Whether to Become the 51st State

    Puerto Ricans Debate Whether to Become the 51st State
    The news from Puerto Rico after last November's elections could not have been more clear: "Puerto Rico Approves Statehood," crowed the Washington Post. "Puerto Ricans favor statehood for the first time," read the headline on CNN.com. So nothing seemed...
  • U.S. state and territory travel offices

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262 or...
  • Connecticut May Be at the Forefront of a Storefront Arts Movement

    Connecticut May Be at the Forefront of a Storefront Arts Movement
    It used to be sort of an artistic guerilla movement: Find an empty urban storefront, take it over (with or without the owner's permission), show the public your latest funky inspiration and create some excitement and color to liven up a sad city...
  • Catherine R. Kane, government administrator

    Catherine R. Kane, government administrator
    Catherine R. Kane, a Harford County government administrator who earlier had worked for the Baltimore County Department of Social Services, died Feb. 12 from colon cancer at her Bel Air home. She was 65. "She really was an important part of Social...
  • MetLife Moving 2,600 Workers To North Carolina

    — MetLife will consolidate operations and shift jobs to North Carolina, where it will build two new campuses in a move aimed at saving hundreds of millions of dollars by 2016. An undisclosed number of jobs will be slashed in Bloomfield and other...
  • Other states woo Maryland's gun manufacturers

    Other states woo Maryland's gun manufacturers
    As Maryland contemplates passing one of the nation's strictest gun laws, at least seven other states have courted its gun manufacturers, offering tax incentives and open arms elsewhere. The governor of Texas, West Virginia's House speaker and an Illinois...
  • Taxpayers Should Know How Economic Development Dollars Are Spent

    As a general rule, transparency in government is a good thing — and that includes public disclosure of how the state's economic development dollars are being spent. That's especially true when governors such as Connecticut's Dannel P. Malloy are...
  • State Offered Development Deal To Makers Of Gun Used In Newtown Massacre

    State Offered Development Deal To Makers Of   Gun Used In Newtown Massacre
    Eight days before Adam Lanza used a Bushmaster AR-15 semiautomatic rifle to kill 26 children and women on Dec. 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, state officials offered the manufacturer of the gun a development deal to move its corporate...
  • Gun Making Part Of Connecticut's Fabric

    From coast to coast, politicians and pundits quickly grasped the irony when the shooting tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown landed Connecticut, the home and birthplace of the American firearms industry, at the center of a national...