by Christine Stuart | Dec 16, 2016 4:26pm
Posted to: Business | Transportation | Rail | East Lyme | Lyme | New London | Old Lyme | Old Saybrook | Stonington | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector | Mystic
HARTFORD, CT — Federal railroad officials endorsed a controversial plan to bring high-speed rail through a historic part of Old Lyme as part of the new Old Saybrook-to-Rhode Island bypass for Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor. But no one in Connecticut seems to be on board.
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by Christine Stuart | Nov 28, 2016 3:28pm
Posted to: The Economy | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector | Election 2016 | Public Safety | Transportation | White House | East Hartford
EAST HARTFORD, CT — U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy expressed cautious optimism Monday about President-elect Donald Trump’s proposal to spend $1 trillion on improving America’s roads, bridges, and transportation systems.
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by Christine Stuart | Sep 19, 2016 12:32pm
Posted to: The Economy | Energy Sector | Technology sector | Leisure & Hospital Sector | Manufacturing Sector | Financial Sector | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector | Jobs | Labor
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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by Christine Stuart | Aug 18, 2016 1:06pm
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | The Economy | Leisure & Hospital Sector | Manufacturing Sector | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector | Jobs | Labor | State Capitol
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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