WASHINGTON — The Pentagon recently added $437 million to a multi-year contract with Pratt & Whitney to develop the next generation of fighter jet engines.
September 14, 2018
September 7, 2018
HARTFORD, CT — Uncertainty and unpredictability in legislative decision-making is hurting economic growth in Connecticut, according to the latest Connecticut Business and Industry Association survey.
September 6, 2018
HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut Insurance Department regulators will get a chance to weigh in next month on CVS Health’s intention to acquire Hartford-based Aetna for $70 billion.
September 4, 2018
HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut may be one of the wealthiest states per capita in the nation, but that doesn’t necessarily paint the entire picture.
September 3, 2018
EDITOR’S NOTE: This op-ed was originally posted Aug 29, 2014.
For more than 100 years workers and their unions have designated a day to parade and celebrate labor, working people, the jobs they do and advances they have made. Over that time, the nature of that work has transformed dramatically from farms and factories to offices and cubicles.
Those changes were hard on many as they fell by the wayside in the struggle to keep up with the need to improve skills and fit into the next level. But as hard as it was for some, the transition we will all soon face will be much faster and wilder and more difficult to keep up with than most will ever imagine.
August 28, 2018
CLINTON, CT—Democratic candidate for governor Ned Lamont visited what he called the “fizz capital of Connecticut” Tuesday to try and dramatize what he said was the negative impact the Trump administration’s tariffs have had on business in Connecticut.
August 20, 2018
MIDDLEFIELD, CT — A small plastics company has struggled to make its case to the state that it should invest in an injection molding workforce training program, but Monday it had an audience that included a gubernatorial candidate and a U.S. Senator.
July 16, 2018
HARTFORD, CT — While he was “cautiously optimistic,” Senate Republican President Len Fasano has serious concerns about the state’s decision to give Seven Stars Cloud $10 million to bring its headquarters to the former University of Connecticut campus in West Hartford.
July 3, 2018
HARTFORD, CT — The greater Hartford region is fast becoming a “technology hub” and the latest addition to that innovation ecosystem may be Seven Stars Cloud, a Chinese company hoping to use artificial intelligence and blockchain technology to transform financial markets.
July 2, 2018
NEW BRITAIN, CT — An old dilapidated Stanley, Black & Decker factory in downtown New Britain is in the midst of being transformed into a high-performance computing and data center for the 21st Century.