Driver shortage forces haulers to lift pay, perks to woo workers

Ansonia trucking-company operator John Pruchnicki uses nearly every tool in his kit to recruit and retain some of Connecticut's 57,000 or so commercially licensed truck drivers to his payroll.

Greater Hartford Health releases Fall 2017 issue

Check out the latest edition of our quarterly magazine Greater Hartford Health.

Brokers: Though plenty to offer, CT an unlikely Amazon home

Online retail giant Amazon's explosive growth and market influence has been a factor in the rapid growth and labor demand in the nation's trucking industry.

 
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Malloy, GOP spar over whether budget's town aid increase is real

A key selling point of the Republican-crafted state budget is that it somehow boosts municipal grants modestly while still closing huge projected deficits.

UConn opens heat research lab

The UConn Korey Stringer Institute in Storrs has opened a new heat research lab.

Madison finance exec to make run for governor

Financial executive Bob V. Stefanowski Jr. of Madison is launching a bid to become the Republican candidate for governor.

Tolls would be required for Larson's 'big dig'

Connecticut abolished tollbooths more than 30 years ago, and every attempt to reinstate them since has been blown out of the water. But that would have to change, says U.S. Rep. John B. Larson, D-1st...

Report: Greater Hartford's GDP flat in 2016

The Hartford area's economic growth rate was flat in 2016, ranking in the bottom half of U.S. metropolitan areas tracked by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), the BEA said Thursday.

Malloy: My GOP budget criticism is vetting, not kvetching

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy took a softer tack Thursday in his continuing critique of the Republican budget now on its way to his desk, saying he was offering “constructive feedback” and...

Dominion's lips remain sealed on Millstone financials

It appears Millstone Power Station owner Dominion will be unwilling to share any key financial information, at least publicly, with state officials trying to ascertain the nuclear plant's economic...

Uncertain budget has major energy policy implications

The Republican budget that surprised many when it passed both the Senate and House last week, earning a veto pledge from Gov. Dannel Malloy, has plenty to say about the state’s energy and...

After slide, prices tick up in latest RGGI auction

After participating states in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative proposed changes to beef up the program over the coming decade, the prices of carbon allowances rose in the latest RGGI auction.

17 CT proposals in mix to be state's pick for Amazon site

The state is reviewing 17 proposals from municipalities around the state interested in playing host to Amazon's new second headquarters location, state officials said.

 
 
 
Lists

Largest advertising and public relations firms in Greater Hartford

Ranked by 2016 gross billings

RankFirm2016 gross billings
1Cronin and Co. LLC, Glastonbury$85,000,000
2Adams & Knight Inc., Avon$79,575,000
3Cashman & Katz Integrated Communications, Glastonbury$69,885,000
4Avid Marketing Group (AMG), Rocky Hill$65,000,000
5Mintz + Hoke, Avon$37,293,347

Source: Each firm via survey


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