| Mar 19, 2015
| 3:38 PM
It was a busy week for traffic cops at Connecticut's dimly lit intersection of politics, business and money. The Courant's Ed Mahony reported on a gathering storm over a titanic battle among corporate moguls. Pershing Square Capital Management has been...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:32 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wanted to send a message that vaccinations are safe and important to national political foes. So on Friday, he sat for a flu shot and Tweeted a photo of it.
Unfortunately, another group also heard a message loud and clear:...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 9:01 AM
Hopes were still alive for a merger with Tenet Healthcare when the board of directors at Eastern Connecticut Health Network convened its regular monthly meeting at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4.
Twenty-four minutes later, in mid-meeting, CEO Peter J....
| Feb 11, 2015
| 3:23 PM
How much are hospitals worth to the state's economy? Nine percent of the total, according to the Connecticut Hospital Association.
The association issued a report this week saying its 29 acute care institutions accounted for $21.9 billion of economic...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 10:46 AM
AJ Walker have joined NBC Connecticut's investigative unit, Troubleshooters.
"We're excited to expand our Troubleshooters team to deliver more impactful investigations and better serve our viewers." said Matt Piacente, vice president of news, NBC...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 11:11 AM
Opening night at Hartford theaters is always fun, and among them, no one throws a party to celebrate like TheaterWorks.
And so it was Friday as the theater and those who attended the opening night production of "Dancing Lessons" celebrated the...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:20 PM
When I was a boy and there were earthquakes, my grandmother would come into my bedroom to comfort me.
"Don't you worry, sonny boy," she would say, sitting on the edge of my bed in the darkness. "An earthquake is just God sending an angel down to shake...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 8:37 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sent a letter Monday to the CEO of Tenet Healthcare, asking him to join the governor's office in talks to revive a halted, $400 million merger between Tenet and five Connecticut hospitals.
Tenet pulled out of the deal Dec. 11 after...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 11:46 AM
You've probably never heard of Peter R. Blum.
Despite a low profile, he's a high-powered state official — having spent the past quarter-century overseeing benefits paid to tens of thousands of ex-state employees in his role as chairman of the...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 3:18 PM
A wave of public disapproval greeted the pre-Christmas announcement of pay raises up to 12 percent for about 200 political appointees in the administration of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. But the reaction might have been even worse if the administration had...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Government activities dominated the Connecticut business scene and the Top Ten list of stories in 2014 even more than in the past. And the ranking doesn't even include the start of legalized marijuana sales in September.
We didn't see large-scale...