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Study: Faster internet not a boon to all of CT

Matt Pilon |

Government officials in a number of Connecticut cities and towns have long wanted to broaden access to faster internet speeds to spur economic development and make their local communities more...

2018 employment program to serve 1,300 youths

Joe Cooper |

More than 1,000 youths in Greater Hartford will begin working on Monday under a summer career readiness program aimed at training young people for jobs in high-demand sectors.

Fasano questions $10M loan to NY fintech

Joe Cooper |

The state Senate's top Republican is questioning a $10 million loan the Malloy administration has committed to a New York-based financial technology company planning to move its headquarters for...

CT sales-tax cut boosts boat sales

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut's recent sales-tax cut on new- and used- recreational boat sales is raising the sales tide, the state's watercraft dealers say.

CT aerospace firms to showcase products at international airshow

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's aerospace sector will flex its prowess at an international airshow in England next week.

Study: CT workers’ comp. reforms showing results

Matt Pilon |

A change to Connecticut law has led to lower workers compensation payments for outpatient surgeries, according to a recent study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute.

CBIA taps lobbyist Gjede to lead gov. affairs

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's leading business lobby has named Eric Gjede to lead its government affairs unit.

Malloy files federal disaster declaration

Joe Cooper |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he requested a federal presidential disaster declaration, which could pave the way for funding assistance to help municipalities recover from a storm in May that left more...

CT female anti-recidivism program begins

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut has launched a prison program at its only women's prison aimed at breaking the reoffending cycle among young female lawbreakers, officials say.

Mental health insurance coverage is at risk

Kate Mattias |

Millions of Americans live with mental health and substance-use conditions.

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