by Christine Stuart | Nov 28, 2017 1:33pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Legal | Stamford
HARTFORD, CT — He was the underdog in the U.S. Senate race in 2012 before stepping aside and endorsing Chris Murphy. A year later he fell 198 votes shy of what he needed to get his party’s backing to run for Stamford mayor, and now Rep. William Tong believes he may make a good attorney general.
Tong’s decision to explore a run for Attorney General comes a day after Attorney General George Jepsen announced he wouldn’t seek a third term.
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by Susan Bigelow | Oct 19, 2017 5:52pm
Posted to: Analysis | Business | Economic Development | The Economy | Technology sector | Jobs | Opinion | State Capitol | Transportation | East Hartford | Enfield | Hartford | Stamford | West Hartford
Imagine a striking city of skyscrapers, greenery, pedestrian-filled bridges over a glistening river, buried highways, and a riverside ferris wheel, all contained within a “cohesive ecosystem” of nearby towns. This is the remarkable, radical revisioning of Hartford dreamed up by the creators of Connecticut’s longshot bid for Amazon’s second headquarters.
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by Christine Stuart | Oct 19, 2017 4:21pm
Posted to: Economic Development | The Economy | Technology sector | Jobs | Hartford | Stamford
HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut submitted two bids to Amazon Thursday in hopes of landing the company’s coveted second headquarter location, which comes with the promise of 50,000 jobs.
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by Christine Stuart | Sep 22, 2017 12:12pm
Posted to: Economic Development | Jobs | Labor | Bridgeport | Enfield | Hartford | New Haven | Stamford
HARTFORD, CT — There are 17 Connecticut communities vying to be chosen as the site the Department of Economic and Community Development will submit to Amazon in its search for its second corporate headquarters.
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by Christine Stuart | May 10, 2017 1:19pm
Posted to: Environment | Federal Budget | Town News | Bridgeport | Hartford | Stamford | Taxes | Transportation
HARTFORD, CT — Senate Republicans want to reframe the debate over highway tolls because they feel the facts and narrative have gotten away from lawmakers in favor of the idea.
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by Kelly Byrnes | Jan 31, 2017 2:54am
Posted to: Arts | Entertainment | Front-Row CT | Sponsored Event Post | Hartford | Stamford | Uncasville | Wallingford
Are you itching to catch the finest entertainment the state has to offer? Check out these hot events before it’s too late!
Continue reading "FRONT ROW CT | Miranda Lambert Coming to Center Stage at Mohegan Sun Arena" »
by Christine Stuart | Oct 13, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Congress | 4th CD | Election 2016 | Bridgeport | Darien | Fairfield | Greenwich | Stamford
It’s not easy being a Republican in Connecticut even when you’re running in a swing district known for being generous to political candidates.
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by Sarah Darer Littman | Sep 9, 2016 8:59am
Posted to: Analysis | Economic Development | Jobs | Opinion | Taxes | Stamford | Financial Sector
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.”
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by Jack Kramer and Christine Stuart | Jul 25, 2016 12:00pm
Posted to: Election 2016 | Election Policy | Town News | Bridgeport | Hamden | New Britain | New London | Shelton | Stamford | West Haven
There is no statewide primary in Connecticut this year, but there are 16 Democratic and Republican primaries coming up on Aug. 9, including 12 legislative primaries, two for probate judge, and two registrar of voters.
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by Susan Bigelow | Jul 8, 2016 10:00am
Posted to: Analysis | Election 2016 | Election Policy | Local Politics | Opinion | Bridgeport | Bristol | Hamden | Litchfield | New London | Stamford | West Haven | Winsted
I bet you didn’t know primary season is sneaking up on us. Sure, we had a presidential primary season back in April, but that had passionate public interest, media attention, and huge turnout. The upcoming primaries, scheduled for the hot and drowsy depths of August, will be the opposite of that.
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