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Tolls would be required for Larson's 'big dig'

Kym Soper | Journal Inquirer |

Connecticut abolished tollbooths more than 30 years ago, and every attempt to reinstate them since has been blown out of the water. But that would have to change, says U.S. Rep. John B. Larson, D-1st...

Report: Greater Hartford's GDP flat in 2016

Patricia Daddona |

The Hartford area's economic growth rate was flat in 2016, ranking in the bottom half of U.S. metropolitan areas tracked by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), the BEA said Thursday.

17 CT proposals in mix to be state's pick for Amazon site

Patricia Daddona |

The state is reviewing 17 proposals from municipalities around the state interested in playing host to Amazon's new second headquarters location, state officials said.

CT's Hfd. office towers honor Grasso, Fauliso

Gregory Seay |

The state's leaders and other officials were on hand Wednesday morning to formally dedicate its newest downtown Hartford office buildings in honor of two renowned state leaders.

MGM pitches Bridgeport casino as feds delay tribes' expansion


MGM Resorts International launched a glitzy new campaign Monday to expand into Connecticut, an effort that curiously coincides with the Trump administration, at least temporarily, halting the state's...

MGM Resorts ready to fund $675M Bridgeport casino

Patricia Daddona |

MGM Resorts International, which is developing a $950 million casino in Springfield, Mass., says it will bring 7,000 jobs and $50 million in license fees to Connecticut with a privately financed $675...

Let private sector woo Amazon to CT

There's been lots of hubbub lately about Amazon's decision to open a second headquarters, where it plans to employ 50,000 workers earning an average salary of $100,000.

Dillon Stadium could get makeover to attract pro sports

Patricia Daddona | 2

Dillon Stadium could get a modest facelift now that the state and Hartford authorities are soliciting bids for renovations aimed at attracting a soccer or professional sports franchise.

$12M CT apple market could have record-breaking season

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut's apple harvesters are anticipating a nice rebound after last year's disappointing growing and picking season.

Pratt agrees to buy Cyient stake in aerospace joint venture

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford jet-engine maker Pratt & Whitney is buying out its partner's stake in a joint venture that provides aerospace defense design, development and related services primarily to United...

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