Earlier this week, Dealbreaker wrote a snark piece about how UBS Stamford’s trading floor transformation into “Connecticut’s largest laser tag arena” was “nearly complete.”
September 9, 2016
August 26, 2016
Curious taxpayers finally got a look at the state Department of Economic and Community Development’s long-awaited analysis of the First Five Plus economic incentive program on Tuesday. The document raises as many questions as it purports to answer.
August 15, 2016
by Christine Stuart | Aug 15, 2016 1:11pm
Posted to: Economic Development | The Economy | Technology sector | Financial Sector | Election 2016 | State Budget | Taxes | White House | East Hartford | Fairfield
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump pulled no punches Saturday when it came to the performance of Connecticut’s Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
June 3, 2016
The news last week provoked an uneasy mixture of disgust and resignation. Only weeks after the General Assembly passed a budget that included lay-offs of state employees and cuts in services, the state Bond Commission approved $22 million in loans and grants for the world’s largest hedge fund whose chief is ranked ninth on the Forbes 2016 list of hedge fund managers.
June 1, 2016
Connecticut’s Department of Banking has concluded that two payday lending companies owned by the Otoe-Missouri Tribal Nation are not protected by sovereign immunity and can be pursued by the department for violating Connecticut’s lending laws.
May 24, 2016
Plans to build a new waterfront headquarters in Stamford were scuttled, but the world’s largest hedge fund regrouped and will still receive money from the state to expand its footprint in Westport.
May 19, 2016
Two of the four Wall Street rating agencies lowered Connecticut’s credit rating one notch prior to an upcoming bond sale.
May 12, 2016
A Fortune 100 financial services organization on Tuesday warned top lawmakers and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that the revisions proposed to a state-run retirement program could end up costing individuals who participate in the plan.
May 6, 2016
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he would veto a bill championed by progressives that would create a quasi-public agency to administer a public retirement system for all private sector employees — if the legislature doesn’t fix it.
April 29, 2016
Earlier this month, the Business Council of Fairfield County Foundation presented a Connecticut Economic Competitiveness Diagnostic, prepared by McKinsey and Company, to the state’s Commission on Economic Competitiveness.