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Connecticut Economic Development

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Does Obama Care About The Arts In America?

    Does Obama Care About The Arts In America?
    Did you miss the anniversary last month?  That’s OK. So did President Obama. It was the one-year anniversary of Rocco Landesman announcing his resignation as chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts. It’s been 13 months now and...
  • Give reason back her scepter. Abolish the 'town-hall' congressional meeting

     
    Wednesday's print column Emcee: Are you going to be on your best behavior? Crowd: No! This moment, from an NPR report on last weekend's Fancy Farm picnic, the traditional kickoff for political campaigns in Kentucky, was yet another illustration of......
  • State tourism 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...
  • Lost 'Fortune'

    Lost 'Fortune'
    Walk the streets of downtown Baltimore, and you might feel the presence of its corporate ghosts. On Gay Street, perhaps you'll meet Alexander Brown, the Irish immigrant who started the nation's first investment firm here more than 200 years ago. Head...
  • Allentown businesses ready to fight arena project

    Allentown businesses ready to fight arena project
    No one expects the puck to drop in downtown Allentown before the 2013 hockey season, but there's going to be a fight there a lot sooner than that. As city officials set an aggressive pace to clear the block west of Seventh Street and north of Hamilton...
  • Arena plan wins face-off

    Arena plan wins face-off
    It was drop-the-gloves time in Allentown City Council chambers Wednesday night. A parade of downtown merchants, their attorneys and supporters laid into city officials, saying their heavy-handed efforts to pressure them into selling their properties...