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CT’s biz climate is about more than corporate taxation

Ellen Shemitz |

A basic line learned by every first year law student is that “bad facts make for bad law.” This maxim holds true in the legislature as well as in the courts.

Innovators need tools to protect trade secrets

James T. Brett |

Here in New England, we pride ourselves on our region's vibrant and thriving innovation economy.

One third of CT adults barely getting by

Three-fourth of Connecticut adults feel they are happy. Yet that contrasts with a third feeling they are barely getting by or worse economically.

Auditors criticize comptroller's pension administration

State auditors have found the comptroller's office has a history of not initially estimating state employees retirement benefits correctly.

Greater Hartford Realtors' Golf Tournament benefits Special Olympics

The Greater Hartford Association of Realtors' 11th annual charity golf tournament recently raised $11,500

Time for public-private partnerships to drive CT’s economic growth, development

Oz Griebel | 1

Vibrant metro areas like Atlanta and Oklahoma City sustain their enviable economic success on public-private partnerships.

Malloy right to focus on pension-fund fix

Gov. Malloy has shown leadership in his quest to heal Connecticut's ailing pension fund, which could drive the state off a fiscal cliff.

Nonprofit Profile: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

A new study of nonprofits finds almost half are challenged by the Affordable Care Act. Most are also struggling to understand its requirements.

Pension split aims to avoid major future tax hikes

Matt Pilon |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's recent proposal to lengthen the payoff date of Connecticut's $25.7 billion unfunded pension obligation comes with an unknown price tag.

Slowing demand for community college enrollment

Matt Pilon |

After a period of growth during the recent recession, Connecticut community colleges are facing continued declines in student populations.

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