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PURA to review CT utilities’ pipeline practices

Matt Pilon |

Following a report last week alleging that Connecticut’s utility providers Eversource and Avangrid artificially constrained pipeline capacity, driving up energy prices, the state’s...

Travelers rank Bradley 5th best U.S. airport

Patricia Daddona |

Bradley International Airport is ranked the fifth best airport in the country, according to Condé Nast Traveler's 30th annual Readers' Choice Awards.

CT ranks 44th in U.S. tax climate ranking

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut has dropped a rung on the latest business tax climate ladder, according to an assessment from the conservative Tax Foundation.

Hartford's $40M Willow Creek apartment development now under way

Patricia Daddona |

Developers and the city of Hartford broke ground Monday at Willow Creek, a mixed-income residential community that will replace a 1950s-era public housing complex called Chester A. Bowles Park.

Budget fight threatens credit for a third of CT municipalities


Wall Street issued its loudest warning to date Monday, asserting that Connecticut's budget impasse will threaten credit to nearly one-third of all cities and towns.

Malloy's budget plan maintains tourism marketing funds

Patricia Daddona |

The state's economic development office would keep most of the funding proposed in a previous Democratic spending plan as part of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's newly released $37 billion budget proposal.

S&P Global downgrades Connecticut outlook

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut's continued budget gridlock has prompted S&P Global Ratings to revise the state's outlook to negative from stable.

Natural gas supply critical to keeping CT manufacturers competitive

Frank DiCristina |

If you picked up a magazine, reached into your kitchen cabinet, jumped in your car for a ride, or had soda or water from a beverage can today, you likely used a product manufactured right here in...

Budget gridlock a necessary recentering of fiscal policy

Connecticut remains the only state in America without an enacted budget, leaving outside observers and many residents to believe the General Assembly is as dysfunctional as Congress.

Budget woes delay efforts to woo mixed martial arts, boxing bouts

John Stearns |

Mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters can begin kicking and punching in cities like Hartford and Bridgeport once the verbal sparring ends in the statehouse and lawmakers agree on a budget the governor...

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