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$500K to Quiet Corner Innovation Cluster

The U.S. Economic Development Administration has awarded a $500,000 grant to establish a Quiet Corner Innovation Cluster in Connecticut’s northeastern section.

CPA Society Names New and Young Professionals to Watch

The Connecticut Society of CPAs has announced its 2015 "New and Young Professionals to Watch," a select group of three young professionals, aged 35 and...

International Recruitment: CT Innovations looks beyond U.S. for investments

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut's quasi-public venture capital arm, CT Innovations, is planning to throw its support behind the state's efforts to attract foreign companies.

Casino approval called into question

The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation, based in Kent, announced it has received the authority to pursue the development of a commercial casino in Connecticut. But the Secretary of the State’s office...

Budget must be focus in short session Hartford must leverage corporate IQ

Myriad issues will be brought up for debate during this year's legislative session but the only one that truly matters is the budget.

Bond commission OKs nearly $577M in spending

The State Bond Commission Friday approved nearly $577 million worth of investments across Connecticut, including millions allocated for major economic development initiatives such as expanding AdChem...

Gaming could occupy rooms at Sheraton Bradley

Gregory Seay |

As part of its effort to land a casino in or around Bradley International Airport, the Connecticut Airport Authority has struck an intriguing arrangement with the Sheraton Bradley Airport Hotel.

Like GE, CT must reinvent itself


A report calling for significant tax increases to pay for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's ambitious 30-year, $100 billion transportation initiative just days after General Electric announced it was fleeing...

CT Health Council campaign touts health sector’s impact in state

The Connecticut Health Council this month launched a marketing campaign to raise awareness of the health sector's importance to the state’s economy and jobs.

Hartford Healthcare CEO: Innovation ecosystems require collaboration

On the heels of GE’s announced pullout from Connecticut, Elliot Joseph, president and CEO of Hartford Healthcare, said the state should ask itself whether it’s doing all it can to create...

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