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February 3, 2017

Lagging Economic Indicator Shows GDP Growth In Connecticut

by Christine Stuart | February 3, 2017 6:30am

Courtesy of the BEA The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis said Connecticut’s economy grew at a 3.6 percent annual rate in the third quarter last year or $261 billion.

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January 23, 2017

Murphy Says He’ll Work With Trump to Encourage the Federal Gov’t to Buy American

by Jack Kramer | January 23, 2017 5:08pm

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — He grilled President Donald Trump’s nominee for Education Secretary on the issue of guns in schools and said Rex Tillerson’s testimony “confirmed that he is not prepared to be our next secretary of state.” But that’s not stopping U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy from working with the president on an area where they agree.

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December 12, 2016

Connecticut Officials Defend F-35 Strike Fighter Program Following Trump’s Tweet

by Christine Stuart | December 12, 2016 3:54pm

Courtesy of United Technologies Corporation President-elect Donald Trump’s tweet about the F-35 strike fighter program seems to suggest cuts are coming.

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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

shutterstock 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.

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October 9, 2016

Teamsters Ratify Deal With Lockheed Martin

by Christine Stuart | October 9, 2016 11:44pm

Courtesy of the governor's office More than 2,000 members of the union who will work on building 200 CH-53K King Stallion Helicopters for the next 14 years voted overwhelmingly in favor of a new contract Sunday.

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September 28, 2016

Senate, House Approve Deal To Keep Helicopter Production In Connecticut

by Christine Stuart | September 28, 2016 1:30pm

Christine Stuart photo (Updated 5:02 p.m.) There was bipartisan consensus Wednesday that the $220 million economic incentive package for Lockheed Martin to continue helicopter production in Connecticut is a good deal for taxpayers.

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September 21, 2016

Partisan Fight Breaks Out Over Call To Special Session

by Christine Stuart | September 21, 2016 10:19pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo If the General Assembly holds a special session to approve a package of economic incentives for Lockheed Martin, Republican legislative leaders said Wednesday that it should be expanded to include a handful of other proposals.

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September 20, 2016

Connecticut Offers Stratford-Based Sikorsky Incentives To Stay

by Christine Stuart | September 20, 2016 11:57pm

Courtesy of Gov. Malloy's office The General Assembly will be asked to return to Hartford in the next few weeks to vote on a $220 million deal to ensure Lockheed Martin keeps Sikorsky headquarters in Connecticut for more than a decade.

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September 19, 2016

July Job Gains Turn Into Job Losses

by Christine Stuart | September 19, 2016 12:32pm

shutterstock 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.

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August 18, 2016

State Reports Growth of 1,700 Jobs in July

by Christine Stuart | August 18, 2016 1:06pm

shutterstock 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.

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