Nappier pushes for Tesla board changes

As Tesla pushes state lawmakers to allow it to sell vehicles in Connecticut, the overseer of the state's pension funds, which owns a small sliver of the $51 billion automaker, is pushing the company...

E. Hartford mayor continues casino push

As debate about the location and viability of a third casino continues in the legislature, East Hartford Mayor Marcia Leclerc is pressing state lawmakers to reconsider a rejected proposal in her city.

Lembo: Drug price gouging bill must go further

Comptroller Kevin Lembo, who is pursuing a 2018 run for governor, is urging legislators to beef up a prescription drug price-gouging bill that passed the Senate this week.

 
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Bipartisan group of lawmakers pushes for new fee to fund parks

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is pushing for a new fee to ensure state parks stay open, staffed and maintained despite the state budget crisis.

Frontier to expand broadband access in CT apartment buildings

Norwalk-based Frontier, which has a Hartford presence, said Friday it is partnering with Finland-based Nokia to expand high-speed broadband access in apartment buildings across Connecticut.

Connecticut House tests limits of regulating 'dark money'

On a partisan vote of 79 to 70, the House of Representatives approved a bill Thursday that could test the limits of the states' ability to regulate campaign finances in the post-Citizens United era...

Doosan bows $36M Korean production facility

South Korean-based Doosan Corp., which has a fuel cell division in South Windsor, said this week that it completed construction on its home country's largest fuel-cell production factory.

In annual tradition, Malloy suspends Memorial Day construction

Worry not, Memorial Day travelers.

CT climbs in clean technology ranking

Connecticut has improved by two spots, to sixth place, in an annual index of clean energy and technology activity.

In merger aftermath, Cigna stock giveaway aims to reward employees

Bloomfield-based Cigna is giving a stock award and two new benefits to workers to reinforce employee commitment to the company following the disruptive environment created by the insurer's now-failed...

Bristol Hospital offers glimpse of proposed ambulatory center

A centrally located plot of land in downtown Bristol that has been vacant since a former mall was demolished there nearly a decade ago could look much different by 2019.

New Mark Twain House director Roos starts July 5

The Mark Twain House and Museum has hired former longtime Newport Restoration Foundation Executive Director Pieter Roos as its next executive director, effective July 5.

Greater Hartford cities losing population

Hartford and surrounding towns lost population in 2016, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau, while some southwestern and western Connecticut cities gained more...

 
 
 
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Largest tourist attractions in Connecticut

Ranked by estimated 2016 attendance

RankAttraction2016 attendance
1Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket12,719,466
2Mohegan Sun, Uncasville9,000,000
3Mystic Aquarium, Mystic718,993
4Riverfront Recapture, Hartford627,484
5Bushnell Park; Elizabeth Park Conservancy (tie), Hartford500,000

Source: Each attraction via survey


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