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CT colleges pay to play in Washington


Universities across the United States spend hundreds of thousands of dollars every year lobbying in Washington, including the University of Connecticut and Yale.

Labor Committee passes “workplace fairness” bills

Joe Cooper |

A bill that would raise the state's minimum wage to $15 squeaked out of committee Thursday, along with a slate of other "workplace fairness" bills promoted by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

Simsbury state police training facility could move to Griswold

Joe Cooper |

State officials have signed off on a Griswold land purchase, where they hope to build an expanded state police facility that would replace one that exists in Simsbury.

S&P scores CT debt “A+”

Joe Cooper |

S&P Global Ratings has given “A+” ratings to $617 million worth of upcoming state bond issues.

Trio to head Access Health CT during CEO search

Joe Cooper |

Access Health CT announced Tuesday an interim leadership group will take over the state's health insurance exchange on April 6, following the departure of CEO Jim Wadleigh, who led the organization...

Yard Goats to play three games as 'Los Chivos de Hartford'

Joe Cooper |

The Hartford Yard Goats will play three games as “Los Chivos de Hartford” in a nod to Connecticut's latino population, the team announced Tuesday.

Scammers target CT's web-sales crackdown

Matt Pilon |

Scammers are using a recent crackdown by the Department of Revenue Services on those who haven't paid the state use tax on their internet purchases to try to trick Connecticut residents into sending...

Atlantic Data Security to merge with Mass. cyber security company

Joe Cooper |

East Hartford-based Atlantic Data Security agreed Tuesday to merge with a Massachusetts cybersecurity company for an undisclosed amount.

Ex-CT investigator fined $750

Gregory Seay |

A former Connecticut state investigator has paid a $750 fine for using state computers and e-mail to assist with performing an outside job and during his failed mayoral bid, authorities say.

Deadline nears to nominate execs for C-Suite Awards

Joe Cooper |

The deadline to nominate Greater Hartford's top-performing executives for Hartford Business Journal's C-Suite Awards is Monday, April 9.

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