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New Britain Chamber wins federal funds for development planning

Patricia Daddona |

The Greater New Britain Chamber of Commerce has been awarded $70,000 in federal funding to outline strategy that supports private capital investment and job creation, lawmakers said Tuesday.

Capital Workforce Partners CEO resigns

Patricia Daddona |

After 15 years at the helm, Thomas Phillips, president and CEO of Capital Workforce Partners (CWP), has resigned.

New Pratt venture to ramp up fan-blade manufacturing

Patricia Daddona |

Pratt & Whitney said it has signed a deal with Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd., giving the South Korean defense manufacturer a stake in a Pratt facility in Singapore that manufactures engine fan blades.

CT promotes medical marijuana research

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut's Medical Marijuana Program is accepting applications for research proposals starting Oct. 1.

Finances, cybersecurity top concerns of U.S. public, businesses

American consumers and business leaders say cyber threats, demands of a changing workforce, and severe weather are chief concerns today, according to the latest Travelers Risk Index released Monday.

Business schools, colleges wooing foreign students

Matthew Broderick Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

When Jonas Rasmussen, a native of Denmark, arrived at the University of Hartford in 2015 to pursue a master's degree in business administration, it was in many ways the fulfillment of a dream.

UConn Health opens extensive new Farmington research space

Patricia Daddona |

UConn Health officially opened 32 new research laboratories and 40 offices at its Farmington campus, an initiative funded by the state's expansive for Bioscience Connecticut efforts.

HHS awards $257K to expand CT behavioral health workforce

Patricia Daddona |

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded $257,143 to a training program to increase the number of mental-health providers and substance-abuse counselors in Connecticut.

Audit: Comptroller awarded contracts without proper approvals

Kym Soper | Journal Inquirer |

The state comptroller’s office awarded personal service agreement contracts totaling nearly $5 million that lacked approval from all relevant parties prior to the start of the contract period,...

Study: CT taxpayer burden second highest in nation

Patricia Daddona | 1

Connecticut's debt marks it as the next-to-last fiscally sound state in the country, with a burden of $49,000 per taxpayer, according to Chicago-based Truth In Accounting (TIA), a nonprofit dedicated...

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