by Susan Bigelow | July 25, 2014 11:00am
Hartford may not get that stadium after all, thanks to a bumbling city government and fierce opposition from residents. This might be a good thing for the city, even though it’s a loss for the region.
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by Valerie Dugan | July 21, 2014 10:00am
With a huge percentage of Connecticut’s economy dependent upon the defense and aerospace industries, all eyes turned toward England over the past week.
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by Christine Stuart | July 17, 2014 2:18pm
The state, according to the Department of Labor, added 1,700 jobs in June and revised its job gains in May up from 5,800 to 6,000.
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by Christine Stuart | July 11, 2014 2:03pm
Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra backed away from plans Friday to have Hartford taxpayers build a $60 million minor league baseball stadium for the Rock Cats.
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by Terry D. Cowgill | July 4, 2014 5:30am
Distressed municipalities will often turn to anything they think will help with economic development.
Continue reading "OP-ED | Rock Cats Move To Hartford Tainted By Secrecy And Incompetence" »
by Hugh McQuaid | June 30, 2014 5:42pm
In a ruling that could impact Connecticut’s unions, the U.S. Supreme Court found Monday that personal care attendants in Illinois are not “full-fledged” state employees and can’t be compelled to pay public sector union dues.
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by Nancy Guenther Chapman | June 26, 2014 8:30am
NORWALK — A book urging sick people to question hospital protocols is a factor in the move to reform health care sooner rather than later, Dr. Ryan O’Connell said Wednesday. Patients simply knowing where to go for treatment is another factor, he said.
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by Christine Stuart | June 25, 2014 4:54pm
Connecticut is among the five worst states for business, according to CNBC’s latest rankings. The state fell from 45th to 46th place this year.
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by Jhansi Katechia | June 20, 2014 9:31pm
MIDDLETOWN — The June 7 accident on the New Jersey Turnpike that killed one person and injured comedian Tracy Morgan and several others should have been a wake-up call for Congress, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday.
Continue reading "Senators Cite Increase in Accidents, Say Limit on Truckers’ Hours Should Stand" »
by Madeline Stocker | June 13, 2014 12:00pm
A recently-launched database will give Connecticut citizens unprecedented access to widespread amounts of raw government data, information that has been previously unpublished or buried deep in the recesses of agency websites.
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