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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.

CT Inc. coolly cheers revised budget

The state’s largest business lobby Tuesday voiced reserved support for lawmaker’s revised budget agreement that rolled back $178 million in tax increases that were approved by the...

Greece confirms it will default to IMF

CNNMoney |

Greece won't pay the International Monetary Fund the 1.5 billion euros it owes Tuesday.

Bronin: Mayor must be Hartford's 'chief economic development officer'

Gregory Seay |

Luke Bronin may be a novice to running for political office, but he isn't new to politics.

CRDA chair Hopgood peddles the city she pedals

Gregory Seay |

In Suzanne Hopgood's world, everything she does is about making an impact.

After CT tax hike, Indiana joins circling sharks

New York. Ohio. Florida. And now Indiana.

Opinion: Bioscience industry pleads for R&D tax credit preservation

Paul R. Pescatello |

Late one recent afternoon, as budget negotiations were occurring in and around the Connecticut General Assembly, I traveled to Boston for a dinner meeting with a few biopharma colleagues. In equal...

Summer Green Guide publishes

Dive deep into the environmental law enforcement at the Connecticut Attorney General's Office, take a look back at 75 years of garbage at the Hartford Landfill, find out how to create fashionable...

Tourism drives Mystic’s economy

Chris Dehnel Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Tourism is considered one of Connecticut's top six industries by state economic development officials, but the bounty from visitors with disposable income isn't shared equally by all cities and towns.

Zaleski to run Riverfront Recapture

Gregory Seay |

Hartford downtown business advocate Michael Zaleski has been tapped to succeed retiring CEO Joe Marfuggi at Riverfront Recapture, HBJ Today learned Wednesday.

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