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Connecticut Economic Development

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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Connecticut Seaweed Could Represent the Future For the State's Cosmetics Manufacturers

    Connecticut Seaweed Could Represent the Future For the State's Cosmetics Manufacturers
    The distinguished members of the Connecticut chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (bet you didn't even know we had a chapter here) will be gathering this September to hear about seaweed. Connecticut seaweed to be exact. The kind of seaweed that...
  • Keep Female Inmates Here, Not Alabama

    Do you remember how the last out-of-state transfer of prison inmates went? In 1999, the state sent 500 inmates to a prison in rural Virginia to ease crowding in the Connecticut system. They were later moved to another prison after two inmates died under...
  • A Blueprint To Reboot Hartford

    They were once powerhouses, these old industrial cities in the Northeast and Midwest, centers of employment, finance and culture. But since the mid-20th century, these cities have lost jobs and population and now face daunting social, economic and...
  • Amazon Withdraws Tax Abatement Request In Windsor

    Amazon Withdraws Tax Abatement Request In Windsor
    WINDSOR — Amazon has withdrawn its request for tax abatements and reduced building permit fees, causing confusion over the company's intentions to build a 1.5 million-square-foot distribution center on Day Hill Road expected to produce 300 jobs....
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry to visit Maryland next week

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry to visit Maryland next week
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry is scheduled visit to Maryland next week to hold private meetings with companies and possibly host a reception, his press office said Thursday. Perry's radio and TV advertisements bashing Maryland's business climate and Gov. Martin...
  • Gov. Rick Perry to visit Maryland with pitch for Texas

    Gov. Rick Perry to visit Maryland with pitch for Texas
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a possible Republican presidential candidate in 2016, will ride into the Democratic stronghold of Maryland next week as part of his mission to rustle up business for the Lone Star State. Perry's press office said he will visit...
  • Gov. Martin O'Malley has tough words for Texas Gov. Rick Perry

    Gov. Martin O'Malley has tough words for Texas Gov. Rick Perry
    Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry can expect a forceful defense of Maryland from Gov. Martin O'Malley when Perry arrives here next week to try to lure businesses to Texas. "Gov. Perry, frankly, has a lot more hat than cattle," O'Malley said told a...
  • O'Malley, Perry spar over jobs with 2016 in background

    O'Malley, Perry spar over jobs with 2016 in background
    After circling each other for days, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and Texas Gov. Rick Perry clashed Wednesday in a nationally televised debate that was focused on state economic policy but tied closely to presidential politics. The state leaders —...
  • 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...