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CT lost jobs in Feb.

Connecticut's economy snapped its five-month winning streak in February, losing 3,700 jobs, the Department of Labor said Thursday.

CT personal income grew 3 percent in 2014

Connecticut residents’ personal income ticked up by 3 percent in 2014, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis said Wednesday.

Green Guide publishes Spring edition

Doosan plans to succeed where UTC failed. Connecticut has revamped motorists' commutes. The state Green Bank enters its next phase.

CT, state cops reach pay pact

Connecticut has agreed to a tentative new contract with the state police union that boosts troopers' and investigators' base pay 9 percent over the next three years, authorities say.

CT biz energy use reaches highest efficiency levels

Connecticut businesses generated $14.10 worth of gross domestic product for every kilowatt hour of electricity consumed, the state's most efficiency use of energy in the past 10 years, according to...

CT adds jobs, but unemployment rate unchanged

Connecticut added 6,400 jobs in January, but the state’s employment rate remained at 6.3 percent, where it’s been since September, the state Department of Labor said Monday.

Construction Institute looks to future with new exec. director

Q&A talks about construction industry trends with Nancy Greenwald, who recently took over as executive director of Hartford's Construction Institute from Bob Cianci.

Webster Bank Banker Honored by Middlesex United Way

William Wrang, III, executive vice president of commercial real estate at Webster Bank, recently received the Middlesex United Way's Tocqueville...

Lawmakers consider changes to CT's prevailing wage

Greg Bordonaro |

The tug-of-war between labor and business over Connecticut's prevailing wage is heating up once again at the State Capitol.

CT ranks 5th overall in women's employment & wages

Connecticut earned a B grade and ranked fifth overall in the nation for women's employment and earnings, according to a report released Thursday by the Institute for Women's Policy Research.

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