by Susan Bigelow | Oct 19, 2017 5:52pm
Posted to: Analysis | Business | Economic Development | The Economy | Technology sector | Jobs | Opinion | State Capitol | Transportation | East Hartford | Enfield | Hartford | Stamford | West Hartford
Imagine a striking city of skyscrapers, greenery, pedestrian-filled bridges over a glistening river, buried highways, and a riverside ferris wheel, all contained within a “cohesive ecosystem” of nearby towns. This is the remarkable, radical revisioning of Hartford dreamed up by the creators of Connecticut’s longshot bid for Amazon’s second headquarters.
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by Christine Stuart | Oct 19, 2017 4:21pm
Posted to: Economic Development | The Economy | Technology sector | Jobs | Hartford | Stamford
HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut submitted two bids to Amazon Thursday in hopes of landing the company’s coveted second headquarter location, which comes with the promise of 50,000 jobs.
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by Terry Cowgill | Jun 16, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Business | CT Tech Junkie | Health Care | Opinion | Health Care Opinion | Public Health | Technology sector
Smack in the middle of a towering state budget crisis, and as the General Assembly goes into special session to deal with it, it might seem very small of a Connecticut political columnist to devote time and space to a segment of the business community that’s afraid of competition, but here goes anyway.
Continue reading "OP-ED | Rent Seeking In The Capitol: Paranoia About The Optometry App" »
by Jack Kramer | Jun 8, 2017 12:00am
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Energy Sector | Technology sector | Retail Sector | Environment | Transportation | DMV
HARTFORD, CT — Another General Assembly session has come and gone and Connecticut consumers will still have to travel to Massachusetts or New York to purchase vehicles manufactured by Tesla.
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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 15, 2016 2:11pm
Posted to: Economic Development | The Economy | Technology sector | Financial Sector | Election 2016 | State Budget | Taxes | White House | East Hartford | Fairfield
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump pulled no punches Saturday when it came to the performance of Connecticut’s Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
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by Cara Rosner | May 25, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Technology sector | Transportation | Weather
More than one-third of Americans plan to take a family vacation in the coming year, according to AAA, and low gas prices have most of them planning road trips.
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by Sarah Darer Littman | Apr 29, 2016 8:00am
Posted to: Analysis | Business | The Economy | Technology sector | Financial Sector | Jobs | Opinion | State Capitol
Earlier this month, the Business Council of Fairfield County Foundation presented a Connecticut Economic Competitiveness Diagnostic, prepared by McKinsey and Company, to the state’s Commission on Economic Competitiveness.
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