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CT approves $8.5M for transit-oriented development projects

Joe Cooper |

Projects in Hartford and West Hartford are among five municipalities that share in an $8.5 million grant to accelerate transit-oriented development, the governor announced.

CT transport fraudster gets yr. in prison

Gregory Seay |

A Meriden truck-transport broker will spend a year and a day in federal prison for defrauding more than $600,000 from Connecticut manufacturers who relied on his shipping services, prosecutors say.

Hartford Rail Line steams ahead Saturday

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's first new train service in 20 years is on track for its grand opening Saturday.

Ex-DOT worker pays $3K ethics fine

Gregory Seay |

A former state Department of Transportation supervisor paid a $3,000 ethics fine for breaching the state's “revolving door'' rule, authorities say.

Calif. bikeshare vendor pedals into Hartford

Gregory Seay |

A Silicon Valley bikeshare vendor has chosen Hartford for a pilot, city officials say.

Already deep in debt, Connecticut struggles with extremes of wealth and income

Keith M. Phaneuf | CT MIRROR |

Even within a nation racing dangerously toward unprecedented levels of income and wealth inequality, Connecticut stands apart.

CT Tech Council pushes policy agenda

Matt Pilon |

The Connecticut Technology Council wants gubernatorial candidates to keep the needs of the state's approximately 6,000 tech companies front-of-mind this summer.

Hartford pupils get lessons in financial literacy

Gregory Seay |

With budget worksheets in hand, Emeli Bueno and Yashoda Mohan, seniors at Hartford's Bulkeley High School, realized expenses were quickly eating up their make-believe salaries.

With new budget in place, Malloy cancels rail, bus fare hikes


Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration has canceled planned rail and bus fare hikes now that legislators have adopted a new budget with added resources for the Special Transportation Fund.

Almost half of US families can't afford basics like rent and food


The economy may be chugging along, but many Americans are still struggling to afford a basic middle class life.Nearly 51 million households don't earn...

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