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Two CT trash-to-energy plants to sell in $2B deal

The parent company of the trash-to-energy facilities in Bridgeport and Lisbon will sell them to a New Jersey capital firm in a $1.94 billion deal that includes 21 power plants throughout the country.

Unemployment fund assessments coming Aug. 1

The state Department of Labor will mail out special assessments Thursday to approximately 55,000 Connecticut employers, part of the state's ongoing effort to pay back federal loans it took to fund...

Fitch sticks with AA rating, negative outlook for CT bond sale

Fitch Ratings has assigned a “AA” rating and “negative” outlook to $510 million in Connecticut general obligation bonds set for an Aug. 6 sale.

Bond commission approves $3M for Norwalk bridge

The State Bond Commission has approved $3 million in funding to repair the Norwalk rail bridge that malfunctioned twice this year, sending the nation's busiest commuter rail corridor into disarray.

Wesson wins third Department of Energy award

Waterbury efficiency contractor Wesson Energy won its third U.S. Department of Energy Century Club Award in July, for improving energy performance in more than 100 houses in the past year.

Insurance regulator denies Anthem rate hike

The state Insurance Department has disapproved Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield's proposed rate increase for individual health insurance policies and cut ConnectiCare's proposed increase in half.

FuelCell installing system at New Haven port

Danbury clean power manufacturer FuelCell Energy will install a 2.8 megawatt fuel cell system near the port of New Haven, as part of a larger deal with Orange utility United Illuminating.

Feds extend tribal recognition hearing, but Malloy wants more

Citing significant public interest, the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs has extended the public comment period for a proposal that would change the procedure for officially recognizing Native American...

CT borrows $725M for roads, housing, schools, nonprofits

The Bond Commission authorized approximately $725 million in borrowing, the bulk of which will go to transportation infrastructure.

Time to abandon CT Studios project?

It's no secret economic development projects can be a tough slog in Connecticut. Whether it's attempting to build a new minor league ballpark in the Capital City, or a billion-dollar...

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