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Connecticut Economic Development

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  • State Courts Failure — Buys Tennis Tourney

    In 1991, as the Connecticut Tennis Center in New Haven was getting ready to open, journalists got a tour of the joint from the executive director of the Tennis Foundation of Connecticut. Despite the fact that state taxpayers had sunk $18 million into...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Hartford is Offering Rent Assistance to Bring Businesses Downtown

    Hartford is Offering Rent Assistance to Bring Businesses Downtown
    The feds have spent billions on bailouts and handouts for Big Banks, Big Business and Big Agriculture. Connecticut's government has used hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars sucking up to companies like Jackson Laboratories, ESPN and NBC Sports. Now...
  • Shared Workspaces For Entrepreneurs and Freelancers Are Appearing All Over the State

    Shared Workspaces For Entrepreneurs and Freelancers Are Appearing All Over the State
    In Bridgeport, the "B:Hive" just started up a couple of months back. In Manchester, "Axis901" got rolling this spring as well. Stamford opened its "Innovation Center" more than a year ago, while down in New Haven "The Grove" has been grooving along...
  • 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...
  • Anthony Weiner's Latest Sexting Scandal and Politics of the Public Apology

    Anthony Weiner's Latest Sexting Scandal and Politics of the Public Apology
    When Anthony Weiner continued to flaunt his dong across the Internet after a sexting scandal cost him everything, he didn't just betray his long-suffering wife (again). He also laid a blow to all of us sex-positive people who rushed to his defense when he...
  • 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......