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March 4, 2019

Officials Begin Discussing Future Of Tweed-New Haven Airport With Connecticut Airport Authority

by Shawn R. Beals | Mar 4, 2019 6:00am
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | Environment | Transportation | Aviation | East Haven | New Haven | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector

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Aviation officials and the city of New Haven have begun discussions on the future of Tweed-New Haven Airport, which could lead to an agreement with the Connecticut Airport Authority.

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February 27, 2019

OP-ED | The Painful Reality Of Having Few Good Choices

by Susan Bigelow | Feb 27, 2019 6:00am
Posted to: Analysis | Economic Development | Opinion | State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol | Transportation | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector

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Welcome, Ned Lamont, to Dan Malloy’s life. Well, not his current life, he’s doing some kind of cool visiting professorship deal up in Boston, but the life he led from 2011 to a little over a month ago in which he was forced to make endless miserable budget decisions and, as a reward, be the least popular governor in the entire country.

That is now you. Congrats, I guess.

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February 26, 2019

Tesla, Car Dealers Return For Fifth Round

by Christine Stuart | Feb 26, 2019 6:00am
Posted to: Consumer Protection | The Economy | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector | Transportation

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HARTFORD, CT — Electric car enthusiasts, who are almost evangelical in their love of their vehicles and the environment, told the Transportation Committee Monday that they want to see electric vehicle companies, like Tesla, sell their vehicles in Connecticut.

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February 22, 2019

Recent Slowdown Concerns Trucking Industry After Stellar 2018

by Shawn R. Beals | Feb 22, 2019 6:00am
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector | Transportation

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Connecticut’s trucking industry is cautiously watching a recent slowdown in activity that follows a highly successful 2018, because it could be a harbinger of economic slowdown.

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January 29, 2019

Bradley Airport Board Targets Seattle, Phoenix, Caribbean In 2019; May Consider Name Change

by Shawn R. Beals | Jan 29, 2019 6:00am
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | The Economy | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector | Transportation | Aviation | BDL

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Bradley International Airport leaders are pushing for flights to Seattle, Phoenix and the Caribbean this year, according to a formal set of 2019 goals adopted by the Connecticut Airport Authority board this month.

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January 15, 2019

Prices Drop As Overproduction Goes Hand-in-hand With Record-low Demand for Gasoline

by Kevin Flood | Jan 15, 2019 6:00am
Posted to: Business | International Trade | The Economy | Energy Sector | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector | Transportation | New Britain

With One Caveat, Analysts Say Gas Prices Will Probably Continue to Drop in 2019

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If you liked 2018’s gasoline prices, you’ll probably love 2019’s, according to analysts, who predict motorists will end up paying even less at the pump this year.

But they’re also quick to employ the word “caveat.”

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December 18, 2018

Frontier Airlines Will Be Back at Bradley With Denver Route In 2019

by Shawn R. Beals | Dec 18, 2018 12:17pm
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | The Economy | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector | Transportation | Aviation | BDL

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WINDSOR LOCKS — Frontier Airlines will return to Bradley International Airport in 2019, adding three flights a week to Denver starting March 28, officials announced Tuesday morning.

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October 18, 2018

Connecticut Lost Jobs In September, But Gained More In August

by Christine Stuart | Oct 18, 2018 12:30pm
Posted to: The Economy | Leisure & Hospital Sector | Manufacturing Sector | Retail Sector | Financial Sector | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector | Jobs | Labor

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HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut lost 500 jobs in September, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, it also revised the August job gains from 2,200 to 3,300 jobs — 1,000 more than initially reported.

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August 9, 2018

Esty Bill Could Pave Way for Longer-Lasting Roadways

by Peter Urban | Aug 9, 2018 5:09pm
Posted to: Congress | DC News Junkie | Federal Budget | Manufacturing | Transportation | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector

Representative Elizabeth Esty is looking to strengthen the durability of America’s road surfaces through legislation that would encourage research into innovative construction materials to extend the service life of pavements.

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July 13, 2018

Courtney Alone in Backing Magnuson Fish Bill

by Peter Urban | Jul 13, 2018 5:30pm
Posted to: Congress | DC News Junkie | Environment | Jobs | Law Enforcement | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector

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Representative Joe Courtney was the lone member of the Connecticut delegation to vote in favor of a reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, a 1976 law that governs marine fisheries management in U.S. waters.

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