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Employee benefits trends to help attract, retain talent

Joe Gianni and Eric Bauer |

Attracting and retaining top talent is more challenging than ever.

Commission's calls for tax, budget reforms not going away

Greg Bordonaro |

For those who thought the CEO-led Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth ceased operations following the release of its recommendations in March, think again.

Amid record U.S. stock buybacks, CT corporates keep focus on M&A

Matt Pilon |

Federal tax cuts have prompted record U.S. stock buybacks and dividend hikes, but Connecticut's major corporations are directing cash elsewhere.

CT looking to bond $50M to create more 'job-ready' citizens

Gregory Seay |

State lawmakers want to invest $50 million to train 10,000 residents over the next four years for in-demand jobs.

CT shares in $100M LIBOR settlement

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut and 41 other states will share in a $100 million restitution settlement with New York's Citibank over allegations that one of the nation's largest lenders manipulated a key interest rate...

Gov. Malloy activates CT’s first water plan

Joe Cooper |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed an executive order that activates Connecticut's first water plan.

Malloy reluctantly signs tax break for bioscience investors

Joe Cooper |

With reluctance, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday inked legislation that provides a tax break for bioscience investors.

4,100 CT jobs added in May

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut employers added 4,100 jobs in May, but the unemployment rate stayed at 4.5 percent, state labor authorities say.

Mass. sues Stamford's Purdue Pharma for misleading opioid buyers

Joe Cooper |

Massachusetts has filed a lawsuit against Stamford-based Purdue Pharma for allegedly deceiving prescribers and patients about the dangers of their opioids, including OxyContin.

CT, NY win smog pollution lawsuit vs. EPA

Joe Cooper |

A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop plans to mitigate air pollution in upwind states to safeguard downwind states such as Connecticut and New York.

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