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Lamont proposes to jettison business-entity tax

MICHAEL C. BINGHAM |

Gov. Ned Lamont on Thursday unveiled a valentine of sorts for small businesses in Connecticut: doing away with the state's business-entity tax, a pass-through tax levied on companies large and small,...

State reveals new plan to bridge CT's manufacturing workforce gaps

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's public college and university system on Friday launched a new advanced manufacturing workforce development program aimed at filling the industry's job gaps.

State loan, crowdfunding boost Hartford composter

Matt Pilon |

Blue Earth Composting is expanding its reach with the help of a recent economic development loan.

GOP pitches bills on workforce development, job training

Joe Cooper |

Senate Republicans unveiled a second wave of legislation Thursday they say would lift barriers to employment, increase job training and lighten the burden for first-time homebuyers.

Progressives ready to battle Connecticut's rich over taxes

KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT Mirror |

A major liberal block in the House of Representatives unveiled a series of tax proposals Thursday that could put them at odds with Gov. Ned Lamont and other of their fellow Democrats in the...

Amazon cancels plans to build New York headquarters

CNN BUSINESS |

Amazon is ditching its plans to build a new headquarters in New York after facing backlash from members of the community.

A new push for a public option in CT

MARK PAZNIOKAS | CT Mirror |

The ambitious co-chairs of the legislature's Insurance and Real Estate Committee, Rep. Sean Scanlon of Guilford and Sen. Matt Lesser of Middletown, have been quietly working for months on how to...

CSCU could face shortfall as large as $57 million

KATHLEEN MEGAN | CT Mirror |

With the governor's budget scheduled to be released next week, the state Board of Regents' finance committee is grappling with various scenarios for state funding and tuition, including one that...

Month seven: Foxwoods' Jan. slot revenue down 8.5%

Joe Cooper |

Foxwoods Resort Casino on Thursday reported an 8.5 percent dip in January slot revenue, its seventh consecutive month of declines.

Lamont hopes spending cap will protect CT's piggy bank

KEITH M. PHANEUF CT Mirror |

Gov. Ned Lamont is urging lawmakers not to crack open Connecticut's piggy bank, even as its holdings approach an unprecedented $2.3 billion, which is a little like asking your toddler not to eat the...

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