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Why big business is giving up its fight against a higher minimum wage


Corporate America has been, shall we say, evolving on the minimum wage in recent years.

TurboTax is crushing H&R Block in tax prep


Americans are increasingly turning to financial software to do their own taxes. That's great news for TurboTax maker Intuit, but it's a lot less encouraging for H&R Block and other professional tax...

New taxes spell danger for CT retailers

Tim Phelan |

Once again, Connecticut is at a fork in the road. With less than two months remaining in the legislative session, decisions will soon be made on an array of tax increases actively being considered.

CT's latest cyber-defense mechanism is stiffening penalties against financial scammers, hackers

Gregory Seay |

The state's latest cyber-defense mechanism is stiffening penalties against financial scammers and hackers.

Lamont unveils plan to cut CT’s red tape


Gov. Ned Lamont unveiled a series of proposals Tuesday to reduce bureaucracy and make it easier for businesses to work with the state.

$2.2M startup cost for 'public option' health plan

Matt Pilon |

An effort to provide lower-cost health insurance options to small businesses and individuals by allowing them to join the state health plan will cost at least $2.2 million to launch, according to a...

'Upward Living' to house startups in downtown Hartford

Joe Cooper |

Co-working space Upward Hartford wants to make it easier for startups moving to the Capital City.

It's Eddie A. Perez's turn to ask for a second chance


By turns contrite and defiant, Eddie A. Perez launched a populist campaign for mayor of Hartford on Thursday, attacking the downtown corporations that once backed him and testing the notion of...

Infinity Music Hall sold to Fairfield entertainment company

Greg Bordonaro |

Infinity Music Hall, which opened its downtown Hartford venue to much fanfare in 2014, is getting new ownership.

W. Hartford Coworking biz changes hands

Joe Cooper |

The founder of a West Hartford coworking business said he has sold his company to a local family owned investment firm.

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