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October 9, 2016

Teamsters Ratify Deal With Lockheed Martin

by Christine Stuart | October 9, 2016 10:44pm

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 12:30pm

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 20, 2016

Connecticut Offers Stratford-Based Sikorsky Incentives To Stay

by Christine Stuart | September 20, 2016 10:57pm

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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June 28, 2016

DeLauro Continues Push For Vote on Gun Control

by Max Moran | June 28, 2016 4:23pm

Christine Stuart file photo Congress may be in recess until July 5, but that’s not stopping U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro from calling upon Republican leadership in the House to allow a vote on gun control.

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March 24, 2016

State To Close Centers For Individuals With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

by Christine Stuart | March 24, 2016 1:34pm

google streetview The Department of Developmental Services announced Thursday that it plans to close its regional centers in Meriden and Stratford by the end of June.

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August 3, 2015

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Connecticut-built F-35 Fighter Jet Ready for Takeoff

by Jordan Fenster | August 3, 2015 4:30am

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Remington Hall/Released
The U.S. Marine Corps has announced that its version of the controversial F-35 joint strike fighter is ready for use. The aircraft was developed in part in Connecticut and has been hailed by members of Connecticut’s delegation, some of whom have taken many thousands of dollars in campaign cash from the plane’s developers.

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May 30, 2014

Bond Commission Approves $570 Million in Borrowing

by Hugh McQuaid | May 30, 2014 12:07pm

The State Bond Commission released about $570 million in borrowing during a Friday meeting, including funding for a new courthouse in Torrington, state assistance for businesses, and bonding for projects sought by lawmakers.

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April 24, 2014

Senate Gives Final Approval to UTC Tax Credit Deal

by Hugh McQuaid | April 24, 2014 4:27pm

Hugh McQuaid photo The Senate gave final passage Thursday to a deal allowing United Technologies Corp. to use $400 million in unused tax credits to expand facilities and cut their tax liability.

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April 17, 2014

House Approves Tax Credits For UTC

by Christine Stuart | April 17, 2014 4:34pm

Hugh McQuaid photo The House overwhelmingly approved legislation Thursday to allow United Technologies Corp. to use $400 million in unused tax credits to reduce their tax liability and expand their facilities.

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December 19, 2013

Judiciary Committee Appoints Robinson To Supreme Court

by Christine Stuart | December 19, 2013 5:33pm

Christine Stuart photo As a Stratford native who has spent the 13 years on the bench — first as a trial court judge and most recently as an Appellate Court judge — Richard Robinson said he always tries to think about what it was like to be the person in the position he previously held.

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