Bob Duff

New Sikorsky Deal Likely To Be Met With Bipartisan Support

New Sikorsky Deal Likely To Be Met With Bipartisan Support

The General Assembly is expected Wednesday to approve a proposed $220 million package of tax breaks and grants to Sikorsky Aircraft in exchange for a commitment by the helicopter manufacturer to make a new line of helicopters in Connecticut until at least 2032.

Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff, D-Norwalk, said he expects senators will back the measure when the House and Senate meet in special session.

"Other states were actively bidding for this project as well," he...

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