HARTFORD, CT — At least one Wall Street rating agency is worried about Connecticut’s newly projected revenue shortfall.
November 27, 2017
November 21, 2017
HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut businesses are reporting a mixed outlook for their firms, according to a survey released Monday by the Connecticut Business & Industry Association.
November 13, 2017
Representative Elizabeth Esty teamed up with California Republican Steve Knight last week on legislation aimed at attracting more girls to consider careers in the aerospace industry.
September 8, 2017
HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut businesses are “holding steady” — keeping a cautious eye on legislative priorities and the unresolved state budget — according to a survey released today.
August 4, 2017
Connecticut jumped 10 spots in CNBC’s “Top States for Business” rankings earlier this summer, due in large measure to the quality of the workforce and educational system.
Good news, for sure. However, almost half of the respondents to a 2016 Connecticut Business & Industry survey said that a “lack of skilled workers” poses a considerable challenge.
So what gives?
July 18, 2017
by Jack Kramer | Jul 18, 2017 5:29am
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Courts | Jobs | Law Enforcement | Poverty | Public Safety | State Budget | Criminal Justice | Mental Health Care | Workforce Development
HARTFORD, CT — Life On Parole, a documentary that takes an inside look at Connecticut’s efforts to change the parole system and reduce the number of people returning to prison, will air on CPTV at 10 p.m. tonight.
June 9, 2017
by Barth Keck | Jun 9, 2017 5:29am
Posted to: Analysis | Business | Economic Development | Workforce Development | The Economy | Energy Sector | Technology sector | Manufacturing Sector | Jobs | State Budget | Danbury | Torrington
The recent economic news in Connecticut is Dickensian.
April 5, 2017
HARTFORD, CT — House Democratic leadership shelved plans Wednesday to run a bill that would prohibit employers from asking prospective employees about their salary history.
December 14, 2016
General Electric’s decision to move its headquarters to Boston may have just been the most visible sign that Connecticut failed to lay the groundwork for a 21st century economy, but a University of Connecticut professor says there were plenty of other missed opportunities over the past two decades.
October 14, 2016
For good reason, they say cutting Social Security is the third rail in American politics. For the moment in Connecticut, the untouchable seem to be vocational-technical high schools.