State Rep. Josh Elliott (D-Hamden) is a grocery store manager/owner and also one of the major influencers in the House's growing Progressive Caucus.

Major policies opposed by businesses loom in Democrat-controlled legislature

The 2019 legislative session could be a tough one for employers, as an emboldened Progressive Caucus plans to push for wage and benefit mandates, and higher taxes on the wealthy.

Medical marijuana sellers and growers in the state —including Watertown-based Theraplant, whose employee is shown packaging various cannabis products — face challenges accessing basic financial services due to federal restrictions on the drug.

As legal marijuana industry grows, access to financial services still problematic

As the legal marijuana industry grows, cannabis dispensaries and producers still find access to financial services problematic.

Nick Tamborrino, co-founder of Bluepoint Wellness of Connecticut, is opening a second medical marijuana dispensary in Westport after debuting his first clinic in Branford in 2014.

CT municipalities more welcoming to medical marijuana industry

More cities and towns have come to accept, or even embrace the medical marijuana industry, implementing new zoning rules in recent years that allow for dispensaries and production facilities.

Greater Hartford Arts Council CEO Cathy Malloy said her nonprofit is working to develop new revenue streams to help raise more money for the arts-and-culture industry.

Cathy Malloy reflects on the struggle for new arts dollars

Greater Hartford Arts Council CEO Cathy Malloy discusses the struggle for new arts-and-culture dollars.

 
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