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First of Malloy's $100B transportation plan gets funding

The first batch of projects in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's 30-year, $100 billion transportation plan received their funding on Tuesday.

DMV shutting in Aug. for IT upgrade

The state motor vehicles department will close for five days in August to stitch together various databases as part of a major information-technology upgrade, including new online services,...

Meriden company aims to protect pilots from laser pointers

A Meriden company said it will start production this summer on special glasses that protect airplane pilots from being distracted or temporarily blinded by laser pointers.

CT taxi companies sue state for not regulating Uber

The state is claiming sovereign immunity in the case of two Fairfield County taxi companies that filed suit against two state agencies for failing to apply taxi cab regulations to tech-enabled ride...

Connecticut residents deserve a more coordinated problem-solving approach

Kim Morgan, Merle Berke-Schlessel, Susan Dunn and Kevin Wilhelm |

As the leaders of several United Ways, we have a unique perspective into the nonprofit and corporate worlds. We talk daily with nonprofit leaders who share their concerns about declining...

Jacobs focuses on jobs, crime, education to improve economy

John Stearns |

Giselle Jacobs knows hardship. She was a teen mom, has been homeless and battered, lost a son to a genetic disorder, and saw her oldest child jailed.

MetroHartford sends $100K to reSET

In an effort to foster entrepreneurship in Greater Hartford, the MetroHartford Alliance provided $100,000 for reSET to grow its programs in the Parkville section of the city.

CT rebate program leads to 67 electric car sales

In the six weeks since the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection starting offering cash rebates up to $3,000 for state residents purchasing or leasing electric vehicles, 67...

Stratford manufacturer named CT energy leader

Stratford health and beauty product manufacturer Aptar Group has been named the Connecticut Business Leader for Energy Efficiency.

CT adds 6.4K May jobs; 6% jobless rate

Connecticut employers added more jobs in May – 6,400 – pushing the state’s unemployment down to 6 percent, state labor authorities say.

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