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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.

Schools, biz develop next-generation workers

Q&A talks about CT's workforce development efforts with Andrea Comer, executive director of the Connecticut Business & Industry Association Education Foundation.

DEEP's holiday offerings

Need a Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa gift for an outdoorsman? The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection can help.

Connecticut ranks low on Forbes business list

Add Forbes to the list of places that ranks Connecticut low as a place to do business. The publication placed the state 39th.

Hospitals, healthcare top $37.2M lobbying effort in 2014

In 2014 the most lobbying money was spent on hospitals and related healthcare issues. More than $37.2 million was spent lobbying legislators and state officials by a small army of lobbyists.

Electric vehicles rebate program gets $2M boost


DEEP, in a bid to boost electric vehicle purchases, has added $1 million to a consumer-rebate program. It's also increasing incentives for local and state agencies with another $1 million.

Sierra Club wants coal, nuclear power shuttered

The Sierra Club plans a rally this Saturday to demand that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy shutter the state’s coal and nuclear power plants.

Small business to lawmakers: Let us lead the way

Andrew Markowski |

In a perfect world, the most recent budget issues confronted by the Malloy administration would have already been addressed in this year's legislative session. Unfortunately, even though...

Rail study measures environmental impact of proposed improvements

A draft study of improvements being suggested for the Northeast Rail Corridor has been released by the Federal Rail Administration.

EPA fines CT manufacturer

The federal Environmental Protection Agency has levied a $21,000 fine against Bethany manufacturer Laticrete for failing to file required paperwork related to toxic chemicals.

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