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Lamont hiring three senators, two House members


At least five legislative seats will fall vacant Wednesday as Sens. Tim Larson of East Hartford, Terry Gerratana of New Britain and Beth Bye of West Hartford and Reps. James Albis of East Haven and...

Nappier: CT college savings program has helped 56,000 students

Matt Pilon |

As she prepares to leave office after nearly two decades as state treasurer, Denise Nappier says the state's 529 college savings program is in “strong shape.”

CT private colleges want parity in state's degree program approval process

Sean Teehan |

Connecticut's private colleges are pushing for parity with public universities in the state-approval process for new degree programs.

CT brokers $494M student-loan settlement

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut has brokered an estimated $493.7 million settlement with an Illinois for-profit educator that will spare about 180,000 students -- more than 1,400 of them here -- from allegedly predatory...

Ideanomics: Interest growing for incoming West Hartford fintech

Joe Cooper |

Incoming West Hartford fintech Ideanomics says it has generated significant interest from private businesses, colleges and other fintechs eyeing a presence at its former UConn campus.

Gov.-elect Lamont nominates Bye to lead Office of Early Childhood

Joe Cooper |

Gov.-elect Ned Lamont on Wednesday nominated state Sen. Beth Bye to oversee the Office of Early Childhood, an office dedicated to coordinating and improving the state's childhood system.

Lt. Gov.-elect Bysiewicz names 5 staffers

Joe Cooper |

Susan Bysiewicz, Connecticut's incoming lieutenant governor, on Monday tapped five key staff to her office.

Five ways to tell if a slowdown will turn into a recession


Clifton Broumand has started noticing something is off at the trade shows.

HBJ's 2019 economic forecast

Hartford Business Journal's 2019 Book of Lists includes an economic forecast section containing outlooks for the year ahead from various economists and industry experts.

Don Klepper-Smith: CT economic-development strategy outdated

Revised data show that Connecticut ranked 50th in real GDP growth in 2017, last in the nation, down 1.1 percent, and the state still has the lowest job-recovery rate since the Great Recession in New...

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