Republican Bob Stefanowski knows that some people think his vision for eliminating the state's $10 billion personal income tax is a pipe dream. The former corporate executive insists it isn't.

2018 gubernatorial candidate interviews

This week, HBJ spotlights Republican candidate Bob Stefanowski, who is making a big bet on massive tax cuts.

Gubernational candidate Ned Lamont.

Progressive Democratic businessman Lamont seeks tradeoffs with CT employers

In his campaign for governor, Democrat Ned Lamont has emphasized his management style, mixture of business and progressive sensibilities, and promise of modest tax relief for residents and companies.

Michael Freimuth, a former Stamford economic-development official, is the first and only executive director of the Capital Region Development Authority. He is credited inside and outside the quasi-public agency as the consummate dealmaker.

Amid its success recasting downtown, what's next for CRDA?

Amid success recasting downtown, the Capital Region Development Authority sits at a crossroads.

Lyco Inc. employee Larry Wallace operates an edgebander machine, which strips and re-edges countertops, that was purchased with the help of a matching grant through the Connecticut Manufacturing Innovation Fund.

Producers say CT's Manufacturing Innovation Fund helping sector's ramp up

The state's producers say Connecticut's manufacturing Innovation Fund is helping the sector's ramp up.

Local young professionals (from left to right) Ali Lazowski, Nicole Baccaro and Hilary Stoudt have launched a pro-Hartford group/movement billed as Restart The HART.

Millennial-driven groups' pro-Hartford sentiments aim to woo young professionals

Millennial-driven groups are sprouting up in Hartford and the suburbs to change the image of, and woo young professionals to, the city and region.

 
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Michelle Riordan-Nold | Executive Director, Connecticut Data Collaborative

The Connecticut Data Collaborative (CTData) was recently named the state's official data source for the 2020 U.S. Census, a feather in the cap of Executive Director Michelle Riordan-Nold, who's spent...

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