CT promotes bond investments with upgraded website

The Connecticut Treasury has improved its BuyCTBonds website to provide investors and rating agencies with access to the latest information about state bond programs and finances.

CT has fewer uninsured due to ACA, officials say

On the eve of the seventh anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, state officials said the federal health insurance law has helped cut in half, to 3.8 percent, Connecticut's uninsured rate.

Berkshire Bank buys Commerce Bank, relocates HQ to Boston

The parent of Berkshire Bank, which has significant branch coverage in Greater Hartford, is buying Worcester, Mass.-based Commerce Bancshares Corp. for $209 million, and relocating its headquarters to Boston, the company...

Tax commish Sullivan now leads federal tax agency

Connecticut Department of Revenue Services Commissioner Kevin Sullivan said he has been named the new president of the Federation of Tax Administrators (FTA).

Malloy, unions close to tentative $1.6B, two-year concessions deal

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state employee unions stand on the cusp of a concessions deal worth close to $1.6 billion over the next two fiscal years, sources close to the talks said.

National advocate to help homeowners with crumbling foundations

The National Taxpayers Advocate has agreed to intercede on behalf of homeowners with crumbling concrete foundations in Connecticut, federal officials say.

CT unemployment debit cards to be replaced soon

Connecticut's Department of Labor says it is replacing unemployment insurance benefit debit cards with a new KeyBank card.

SEC suspends convicted Htfd. attorney's law license

Federal authorities have suspended the law license of convicted felon and former Hartford attorney Corey J. Brinson, following his conviction and license suspension in Hartford Superior Court.

'Skilled' gambling machines debut at Foxwoods

Foxwoods Resort Casino has introduced skill-based video game gambling machines in partnership with New York City-based GameCo. Inc., the two companies said Monday.

Tough times call for innovative, fearless leaders

When times are tough, we play it safe. When the world feels unsafe, unpredictable or unhealthy, it's human nature to go home, close the door, pull down the shades and pull the covers over our heads. We find security in...