Lamont presents $43 billion, two-year plan to legislators

Gov. Ned Lamont proposed a $43 billion, two-year state budget Wednesday that establishes tolls, shifts more pension debt onto future taxpayers, deals another blow to hospitals, but also closes a...

Hartford Times Bldg. gets first storefront tenant

The former Hartford Times Building has its first brick-and-mortar tenant.

CSCU lobbies spending panel ahead of Lamont's budget

One day ahead of the release of Gov. Ned Lamont's inaugural budget, Connecticut's university and community college system aims to sell lawmakers on its economic worth to the state.

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Permanent performance stage pitched for Elizabeth Park

A permanent performance and ceremony stage is being plotted for West Hartford's Elizabeth Park.

CVS’ 4Q revenue hike offset by struggling long-term care unit

CVS Health, which recently acquired Hartford health insurer Aetna, on Wednesday said its higher fourth-quarter revenues were squandered by a $2.2 billion charge against its long-term care business.

Chase Bank to open first area branch

JPMorgan Chase Bank is poised to open its first branch in north-central Connecticut in South Windsor's Evergreen Walk area.

Lamont administration struggles, admits 'room for improvement'

Gov. Ned Lamont's evident lack of a strategy to promote, defend and win passage of the highway tolling plan he abruptly dropped on Connecticut over the long holiday weekend rattled Democratic allies...

Lamont seeks major giveback from retired state workers

Gov. Ned Lamont will seek concessions that could reduce pension benefits to retired state employees by more than $300 million per year — an unprecedented move that was immediately met with...

Boys & Girls Clubs eyes Burr School lot for $20M Hartford facility

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford (BGCH) has identified a lot behind the former Alfred E. Burr Elementary School to house its new $20 million recreation facility in the city's South End.

CT’s window to rake in big bucks from pot could be closing

Proponents of legalizing recreational marijuana estimate Connecticut could make roughly $160 million a year by taxing sales of the drug.

CT AFL-CIO taps Luciano as pres.; board vacancies filled

The Connecticut AFL-CIO executive board says it's named union veteran Sal Luciano as president.

Judge: CT, Pequots can renew lawsuit against decision blocking E. Windsor casino

A federal judge has ruled the state and Mashantucket Pequot tribe can refile their 2017 lawsuit against former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke alleging he blocked a proposed East Windsor casino due to...

A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down

Gov. Ned Lamont will give with one hand and take with the other in the budget he proposes Wednesday.


Largest 2018 Export-Import Bank financing deals in Connecticut

Ranked by total amount of financing

RankExporterTotal financing
1Louis Dreyfus Corp., Wilton$9.2 million
2Mohegan Renewable Energy LLC, Uncasville$6.8 million
3Galata Chemicals LLC, Southbury$4.5 million
4R.C. Bigelow Inc., Fairfield$4.3 million
5Panolam Industries International Inc., Shelton$3.5 million

Source: Export-Import Bank

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