March 24, 2017
by Terry Cowgill | March 24, 2017 5:30am
As if Connecticut didn’t have enough to worry about amid the economic disruption caused by revenue shortfalls and a state government unwilling to live within its means. One of the business community’s jewels is, by some accounts, collapsing.
March 17, 2017
by Susan Bigelow | March 17, 2017 10:00am
This endless casino war between Springfield and Greater Hartford is being cast by supporters of an East Windsor casino as one state vying to keep jobs the other state is stealing, but it’s not that. It’s a single cohesive region of two million people gleefully shooting itself in the foot.
March 9, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 9, 2017 5:36pm
HARTFORD, CT — Lawmakers on the Public Safety and Security Committee struggled Thursday with figuring out what would happen if they expand casino gaming beyond the borders of the two federally recognized tribes’ reservations.
February 24, 2017
by Terry Cowgill | February 24, 2017 6:30am
It seems like every two or three years the state of Connecticut deludes itself into thinking it’ll see the return of the National Hockey League. That’s’ probably because we’re still haunted by the ghost of then-new Whalers owner Peter Karmanos, who faced with declining attendance in 1997, moved the hapless team to Raleigh, N.C.
February 21, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 21, 2017 6:30am
He was able to convince the legislature, but State Comptroller Kevin Lembo was unable to convince Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy last year to sign a bill that would allow for the examination of certain business tax credits and economic incentives.
January 9, 2017
by Christine Stuart | January 9, 2017 11:30am
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy refused to rule out tax increases in a 40-minute interview in his office with Capitol reporters Friday.
December 14, 2016
by Christine Stuart | December 14, 2016 6:30am
General Electric’s decision to move its headquarters to Boston may have just been the most visible sign that Connecticut failed to lay the groundwork for a 21st century economy, but a University of Connecticut professor says there were plenty of other missed opportunities over the past two decades.
October 18, 2016
by Jack Kramer | October 18, 2016 2:08pm
East Windsor and South Windsor are the latest players in the high-stakes game of possible locations for a new casino in Connecticut.
October 7, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | October 7, 2016 10:00am
Just when we all thought the grand idea of burying I-84 in Hartford had been scuttled by the penny-pinching DOT, along comes U.S. Rep. John Larson, D-1st District, with an ambitious plan to build an even bigger tunnel that buries both interstates and extends into East Hartford, all with federal dollars.
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October 6, 2016
by Jack Kramer | October 6, 2016 5:30am
Connecticut U.S. Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal told a receptive audience at the Yale School of Management on Wednesday that the timing has never been better for Congress to pass national Green Bank legislation.