by Christine Stuart | Jul 16, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | The Economy | Technology sector | Financial Sector | Jobs | West Hartford
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.
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by Christine Stuart | Jul 3, 2018 2:07pm
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | The Economy | Technology sector | Financial Sector | West Hartford
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.
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by Christine Stuart | Jul 2, 2018 3:54pm
Posted to: Business | CT Tech Junkie | The Economy | New Britain
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.
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by Peter Urban | Jun 29, 2018 4:05am
Posted to: Business | US Foreign Policy | Congress | DC News Junkie | The Economy | Manufacturing Sector | Federal Budget | Jobs | Manufacturing | Military Spending | National Security
The House this week overwhelmingly rejected an amendment proposed by Representative Joe Courtney that would have allocated an additional $1 billion within the Defense appropriations bill to the Navy to allow for the service to begin ordering three Virginia-class submarines a year starting in 2022.
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by Christine Stuart | Jun 22, 2018 11:30am
Posted to: Business | Child Welfare | Health Care | Insurance | Jobs
HARTFORD, CT — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, a Republican, has signaled he’s open to signing legislation that would create a 12-week paid family leave and 20-week paid medical leave program.
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by Christine Stuart | Jun 14, 2018 12:40pm
Posted to: Business | Jobs | Labor
HARTFORD, CT — If the 4,100 jobs Connecticut gained in May hold up through 2018, then the state will have recovered 81 percent of the jobs lost in the 2008 recession.
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by Christine Stuart | Jun 11, 2018 4:58pm
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Equality | Jobs | Labor | Nonprofits | State Capitol
HARTFORD, CT — It’s the fifth Monday that Bishop John Selders and a group of community advocates gathered outside the Legislative Office Building in Hartford to reignite the Poor People’s Campaign.
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by Jack Kramer | Jun 11, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | Jobs | Transportation | Rail | Berlin | Enfield | Hartford | Meriden | New Haven | Newington | North Haven | Wallingford | West Hartford | Windsor | Windsor Locks
(Updated 11:00 p.m.) HARTFORD, CT — New rail service announcements have become routine as Connecticut’s reliance upon trains has increased over the years, but the debut of the $755 million Hartford Line has brought with it some added buzz.
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by Christine Stuart | Jun 6, 2018 6:34pm
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Manufacturing Sector | Taxes | State Capitol
HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed a bill Wednesday that would allow owners or shareholders of pass-through entities like S corporations, partnerships or limited liability companies to use the manufacturing apprenticeship tax credit against their personal income tax liability.
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by Christine Stuart | Jun 1, 2018 12:54pm
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | The Economy | Financial Sector | Federal Budget | Town News | Jobs | Manufacturing | Military Spending | National Security | State Budget | State Capitol | Transportation | Wall Street
HARTFORD, CT — The state Bond Commission approved $233.5 million in general obligation bonds Friday, including $1.5 million for a Massachusetts manufacturing company to relocate to Putnam, $9 million for PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP to expand in Stamford, and $35 million to help Electric Boat in Groton ramp up for production of Columbia class submarines.
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