January 23, 2017
by Jack Kramer | January 23, 2017 4:08pm
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.
December 12, 2016
by Christine Stuart | December 12, 2016 2:54pm
October 20, 2016
Connecticut Faces Third Straight Month of Job Losses, Though Its Unemployment Rate Continues to Fall
by Christine Stuart | October 20, 2016 11:41am
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.
October 9, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 9, 2016 10:44pm
September 28, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 28, 2016 12:30pm
(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.
September 21, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 21, 2016 9:19pm
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.
September 20, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 20, 2016 10:57pm
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.
September 19, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 19, 2016 11:32am
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 12:06pm
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.