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As federal shutdown lengthens, impact on state, local governments grows


Dependent on federal funding, certain state agencies and municipal governments are expected to be impacted by the ongoing partial government shutdown.

New governor and legislature, same Tesla bill

Matt Pilon |

Legislation seeking to allow electric-vehicle manufacturers like Tesla to sell their cars directly to consumers is now before the legislature for a fifth straight year.

Lamont: Clean energy and economic dev. policies can co-exist

Matt Pilon |

Gov. Ned Lamont told the state's League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) on Thursday that he doesn't view their clean energy and environmental policy hopes, a number of which he supports, to be...

Here are CBIA's policy recommendations for CT's General Assembly

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's largest business lobby has laid out a dozen policy priorities it has for this year's legislative session centered on creating a more business-friendly environment.

Sticking by unions: Despite incentive to quit, state workers’ membership rate climbs

Alex Wood | Journal Inquirer |

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in June that public employee unions can no longer collect mandatory “agency fees” from nonmembers gave public employees all over the country an...

CEOs are leaving US companies as economic uncertainty grows


In an uncertain business environment, American companies are shaking up their management.

Lamont to take governor's office Wednesday; Malloy bids farewell

Joe Cooper |

In the shadow of Connecticut's Legislative Office Building, Edward “Ned” Lamont Jr. on Wednesday afternoon will take the oath of office, swearing in the Democrat as the state's 89th...

Lamont nominates utility chair Dykes to head DEEP

Matt Pilon |

A top energy official in the Malloy administration could be playing an even bigger role in the incoming Lamont administration.

CT wind, fuel cell projects win long-term contracts

Matt Pilon |

Regulators have OK'd contracts for five major renewable energy projects in Connecticut, which will sell electricity to the state's two public utilities.

8 share $3.6M in brownfield funds

Gregory Seay |

Berlin, East Hartford, New Britain, Torrington and four other Connecticut municipalities will collect $3.6 million in state funds to remediate and redevelop some 59 acres of blighted, contaminated...

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