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July 23, 2014

Cadmium Task Force Gets Off To Rocky Start

by Christine Stuart | July 23, 2014 4:19pm

Christine Stuart photo A task force that was created to determine an acceptable level cadmium in children’s jewelry got off to a rocky start Wednesday when the decision to appoint two jewelry industry experts was questioned by Rep. Diana Urban.

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July 20, 2014

DeLauro Uses New Report To Push For Paycheck Fairness

by Madeline Stocker | July 20, 2014 1:02pm

A newly-released report contains evidence that closing the gender pay gap would both improve women’s Social Security benefits and strengthen the program’s finances.

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July 17, 2014

State Posts Job Gains In June

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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June 19, 2014

Connecticut Adds Jobs In May, Unemployment Remains Steady

by Hugh McQuaid | June 19, 2014 12:41pm

Preliminary numbers from the Labor Department suggest Connecticut added 5,800 jobs last month, while the state unemployment rate held steady at 6.9 percent.

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June 13, 2014

Database of State Information Could Trigger Start-Ups

by Madeline Stocker | June 13, 2014 12:00pm

Connecticut's Data Portal 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citizens unprecedented access to widespread amounts of raw government data, information that has been previously unpublished or buried deep in the recesses of agency websites.

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Connecticut GDP Growing Half As Fast As U.S.

by New Haven Register | June 13, 2014 7:27am

The monetary value of all the finished goods and services produced within Connecticut’s borders grew at rate in 2013 that was half as fast as the United States as a whole, according to data released Wednesday by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).

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June 3, 2014

Is It Just The Weather?

by Christine Stuart | June 3, 2014 5:30am

If the housing market continues to slow and interest rates rise, a state economist predicts job growth in Connecticut will slow this year and in 2015.

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May 28, 2014

Three CEOs Talk To Malloy About Connecticut’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

by Christine Stuart | May 28, 2014 12:59pm

Christine Stuart photo Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sat down with entrepreneurs from three start-ups Wednesday morning and tried to figure out what the state was doing right in supporting their businesses and how it could improve.

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May 23, 2014

Malloy Gives More Money To Hotel Company To Expand in Stamford

by Christine Stuart | May 23, 2014 5:30am

Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday a deal to help Starwood Hotels & Resorts, a company his Republican predecessor convinced to move to Stamford, expand in the state.

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May 15, 2014

Connecticut Adds 2,200 Jobs, Unemployment Rate Drops In April

by Christine Stuart | May 15, 2014 11:21am

(Updated 2:14 p.m.) The state of Connecticut added 2,200 jobs in April and unemployment dropped to 6.9 percent, according to the latest numbers from the Connecticut Labor Department.

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