As Soper departs, Mohegan discloses Pa. casino irregularities probe

As the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority searches to replace its president and CEO, Bobby Soper, federal regulators are investigating financial irregularities at the Mohegan's Pennsylvania casino.

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Tesla once again lobbying for direct car sales in CT

Electric-vehicle maker Tesla Motors is hoping the third time's a charm in Connecticut.

Malloy: Choice is modernize or close aging XL Center

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Friday that a $250 million plan to overhaul the aging XL Center in downtown Hartford to keep University of Connecticut teams as tenants is a blueprint to modernize a 1970s...

 
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Cigna and Anthem trade charges of sabotage

In a vicious legal battle laid out in court papers unsealed Friday, Cigna accuses Anthem of undermining its business by stealing confidential information and soliciting its customers.

Ex-state state psychiatrist fined for violating ethics code

Glastonbury resident Leonard Lev, a former principal psychiatrist at Connecticut Valley Hospital in Middletown, has paid a $3,500 penalty for violating state law by using state resources for personal...

Windsor Locks plant part of Serta Simmons plan to expand nationally

Atlanta-based mattress manufacturer Serta Simmons Bedding LLC is making a $100 million, multiyear investment to add to its manufacturing capacity and extend its advertising, company officials say.

Malloy proposes loan aid program for crumbling foundation homeowners

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has proposed a state loan assistance program for homeowners struggling to repair and replace crumbling foundations.

Barnes Group's 4Q profits up 51%

Bristol industrial and aerospace manufacturer Barnes Group increased profits 51 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016, driven by higher sales.

Dems push $15 min. wage, paid family medical leave

The Democratic leader of the evenly divided state Senate led the kickoff Thursday of an uphill campaign to raise the $10.10 minimum wage to $15 on Jan. 1, 2022, and also make Connecticut the fifth...

Report: State must do more to recycle waste

A series of stewardship programs Connecticut has implemented since 2011 have caused a sizeable dent in the collection and recycling of paint, mattresses, electronic waste and mercury thermostats, but...

DEEP: Energy-storage proposals too pricey

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) this month denied proposals from Eversource and Avangrid to test out energy-storage technology because anticipated costs outweighed...

CT considers local property sale tax for open-space efforts

Legislators are weighing a proposal calling for a local-option tax on real estate purchases in order to boost local funding for the acquisition, preservation and stewardship of open space.

Analysis: Shifting budget burden to towns creates mixed credit impacts

S&P Global Ratings said Thursday Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget could negatively affect smaller towns while benefiting the cities.

 
 
 
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Largest bioscience/biotechnology companies in Connecticut

Ranked by number of CT employees as of January 2017

RankCompanyNo. of CT employees
1Pfizer Inc., Groton3,000
2Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc., Ridgefield2,456
3Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc., New Haven1,100
4Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., Wallingford700
5PerkinElmer Inc., Shelton500

Source: Each firm via survey


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