February 24, 2015
by Cara Rosner | February 24, 2015 12:00pm
February 18, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | February 18, 2015 5:30am
Connecticut’s economy could grow at a rate of 8.1 percent this year, according to a report released Wednesday by University of Connecticut economists, who describe the prediction as both “stunning” and “dubious.”
February 13, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | February 13, 2015 3:01pm
by Hugh McQuaid | February 13, 2015 1:01pm
February 6, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | February 6, 2015 11:30am
Two state lawmakers are seeking to legalize and tax the sale of recreational marijuana in Connecticut. They want it to be seen as a revenue generator and boon to the state’s economy.
Tags: Edwin Vargas, Juan Candelaria, New Haven, Hartford, marijuana, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, drugs, dh, js
February 4, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | February 4, 2015 12:00pm
The Public Safety and Security Committee will hear public testimony Thursday on a proposal to allow slot machines at existing off-track betting facilities located within five miles of I-91 and I-95.
February 3, 2015
by Christine Stuart | February 3, 2015 3:18pm
January 22, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | January 22, 2015 5:30am
(Updated 4:29 p.m.) A state commission will recommend giving pay raises to elected officials, including the governor and members of the legislature, for the first time in 14 years.
January 21, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | January 21, 2015 1:48pm
A small group of lawmakers and advocates began a difficult push Wednesday — asking the state to help fund a new apprenticeship program during a session when the legislature is focused on making difficult budget cuts.
January 9, 2015
by Terry Cowgill | January 9, 2015 5:30am
Amid all the bad economic news our state has weathered since 2007 and beyond, at least we could be reassured that Connecticut’s population was still growing, albeit slowly. Add 2014 to the list of years featuring bad news. Our state is officially losing people.