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'Untapped' talent engage skills training for better employment

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's untapped talent pool engages skills training for better employment.

Cities, towns vie to test drive CT's autonomous vehicle program

Joe Cooper |

Several cities and towns are vying to test drive the state's autonomous vehicle pilot program.

Could clean energy become an election issue?

Matt Pilon |

A new poll commissioned by the Sierra Club has found strong support for clean and renewable energy among Connecticut voters across the political spectrum.

NY sues CT broker, alleging faulty tickets

Gregory Seay |

New York's attorney general is suing South Windsor sports-entertainment ticket broker TicketNetwork and its owner, alleging they siphoned millions from Empire State buyers with faulty or non-existent...

Bond Commission to consider tens of millions for econ. development projects

Greg Bordonaro| Joe Cooper |

The state Bond Commission is scheduled to vote next Thursday on tens of millions of dollars for various economic development initiatives, including three Hartford projects that would help bring...

CT joins anti-coal power alliance

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut has joined a 50-member coalition of countries, states, regions and businesses committed to phasing out coal-fired power plants, the governor said.

Regulators approve single-digit 2019 health premium rate hikes

Matt Pilon |

Small-group and individual health insurance premiums will rise next year on average by 3.1 percent and 2.7 percent, respectively, the Connecticut Insurance Department said Thursday.

Stamford’s Gartner to add 400 jobs via $5M state loan

Joe Cooper |

A Stamford-based research and advisory firm announced Thursday it plans to expand its workforce by 400 with help from a $5 million state loan.

CBIA: Unemployment benefit hike a concern

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut may diminish its Unemployment Trust Fund faster than expected when the state labor department raises its weekly unemployment benefit by $18 next month, the state's largest business lobby...

CT sues over $11M drug-billing fraud

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut is suing a Florida compounding pharmacy and at least 13 current or former state workers who participated in a pharmacy-benefit billing kickback scheme that state prosecutors claim cost...

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