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 20, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 20, 2017 1:20pm
The Connecticut Hospital Association says it doesn’t believe the governor’s proposal to change how hospitals are funded will result in more money for hospitals, even though Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration has included more money for hospitals in its budget.
February 3, 2017
by Susan Bigelow | February 3, 2017 11:00am
These days, I feel like going to a casino and blowing my paycheck on a greasy slot machine. I want to be at a blackjack table surrounded by bitter high school teachers with voices like sandpaper and comp tickets to Dawson’s Creek on Ice. My luck’s gotta turn at some point, right?
January 27, 2017
by Kristi Allen | January 27, 2017 6:30am
HARTFORD, CT — Fast food employees rallied in Hartford against President Donald Trump’s nominee for labor secretary, while lawmakers met at the state Capitol to push for a $15 minimum wage in the new legislative session.
October 20, 2016
Connecticut Faces Third Straight Month of Job Losses, Though Its Unemployment Rate Continues to Fall
by Christine Stuart | October 20, 2016 12:41pm
Connecticut shed 5,200 jobs in September after losing 300 it thought it gained in August, according to the latest estimates from the Connecticut Labor Department.
September 19, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 19, 2016 12:32pm
Connecticut’s labor market fell off a cliff in July and was unable to make up all of the losses in August, according to the latest numbers released by the Connecticut Department of Labor.
August 18, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 18, 2016 1:06pm
The Connecticut Labor Department is reporting that the state gained 1,700 jobs in July, which means the Connecticut is about 20,300 jobs away from a full recovery from the Great Recession.