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Ex-Hartford councilman guilty in stock fraud

Gregory Seay |

Corey J. Brinson, a lawyer and former Hartford city councilman, was convicted Friday, accused of collecting $200,000 in illegal proceeds from a securities “pump and dump'' scheme in which...

Malloy: CT budget back in black - but barely

Keith M. Phaneuf | Connecticut Mirror |

State government’s finances are back in the black — albeit by a razor thin margin — according to new estimates released Friday by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration.

Justin Clark named to White House staff

Mark Pazniokas | Connecticut Mirror |

Justin Clark, a Republican lawyer from West Hartford who was deputy national political director of Donald J. Trump's presidential campaign, was named Thursday as a deputy assistant to the president...

Lembo resurrects bill to toughen economic incentive oversight

Patricia Daddona |

Comptroller Kevin Lembo is resurrecting a bill aimed at improving the state's analysis economic incentives -- a bill Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed last year.

Manchester touts $86.4M in construction in 2016

Joseph T. O’Leary | Journal Inquirer |

Manchester experienced success with business growth and economic expansion in 2016, the town’s director of planning and economic development said in a report released this week.

Iconic Bills Khakis sold to Beacon Falls firm

Patricia Daddona |

Beacon Falls' NEJ Inc., which specializes in excess inventory management for specialty retailers and famous brands, will buy Bills Khakis, the iconic brand and designer of premium men's sportswear.

People's United has record '16 profit

Gregory Seay |

People's United Financial Inc. posted higher fourth-quarter net income on the Bridgeport regional lender's way to its most profitable year ever.

Stanley obtains $1.25B credit loan after billion-dollar deals

Patricia Daddona |

Stanley Black & Decker obtained a $1.25 billion revolving credit loan Thursday from Citibank and other lenders.

Report: Judge expected to rule against Anthem/Cigna merger

Patricia Daddona |

The proposed $54 billion Anthem merger with Bloomfield-based Cigna is expected to be blocked, according to a New York Post story Thursday that cited multiple sources.

CT exchange wants to require broker commissions for health plans

Arielle Levin Becker | Connecticut Mirror |

Officials at Connecticut's health insurance exchange want to require insurance companies that sell health plans through the marketplace to pay commissions to agents and brokers next year, a move...

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