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Connecticut Economic Development

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Top Connecticut Economic Development Articles

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  • MGM Resorts and National Harbor announce casino deal

    MGM Resorts and National Harbor announce casino deal
    The developers of National Harbor announced Friday they have reached an agreement with Las Vegas giant MGM Resorts International to develop a luxury casino at the proposed gambling site on the Potomac River. Under the agreement between the Peterson Cos....
  • 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...
  • UConn Foundation Sending Malloy To Switzerland

    In a step into the spotlight on a prominent stage, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will attend the World Economic Forum annual meeting next week in Davos, Switzerland - a prestigious conference that draws world leaders in various fields. The University of...
  • Malloy Replaces Rowland's CCEDA With CRDA

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday that he is creating a new entity to promote economic development that will essentially replace a similar entity that had been created by then-Gov.John G. Rowland. Malloy announced the formation of the Capital...
  • Governor Malloy Launches "City Canvas" Project for CT Cities

    Connecticut cities will be getting a bit of an artistic face -- and spirit--  lift. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, city leaders, and artists gathered at the Governor's Mansion Monday to give a high-profile launch to a new $1 million arts initiative, "City...
  • 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...
  • New thinking for city finances

    City finances have long been under pressure, but the Great Recession and steady attacks on federal and state spending have compounded local financial difficulties. The National League of Cities' annual research brief, City Fiscal Conditions, documents...
  • State To Re-Evaluate 'First Five' Status Of TicketNetwork After CEO's Arrest

    State To Re-Evaluate 'First Five' Status Of TicketNetwork After CEO's Arrest
    The CEO of TicketNetwork has taken a leave of absence, a move announced only hours after Gov.Dannel P. Malloydirected three top aides to investigate the state's dealings with his company following his arrest Sunday on charges of hurling a racial insult....
  • TicketNetwork Withdrawing From 'First Five' Program After CEO's Arrest

    TicketNetwork Withdrawing From 'First Five' Program After CEO's Arrest
    TicketNetwork announced Wednesday that the company was pulling out of a high-profile economic development program following a tumultuous three days that began when CEO Donald Vaccaro was arrested early Monday. "TicketNetwork is regrettably withdrawing...