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Startup program waives government fees, red tape

Brad Kane |

As the General Assembly heads into the second half of its 2015 legislative session, lawmakers are pushing a $34 million program that would enable startups to forgo filing state and local government...

CT GOP budget would repeal biz tax changes

As lawmakers grapple with cuts in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget, Connecticut Republican legislators issued their own spending plan, calling for wage freezes and reductions in state employee overtime...

CT to debut mattress recycling

Connecticut will unveil the nation's first mattress recycling program, Bye Bye Mattress, on May 1 in Hartford.

Development team pitches E. Hartford casino

Matt Pilon |

A development team that includes a number of high-profile Hartford players is eyeing a vacant and highly visible movie theater alongside I-84 in East Hartford as a potential location for a $138...

Wethersfield healthcare consultancy wins CT contract

Wethersfield's Qualidigm said the Office of the Healthcare Advocate has awarded it a contract to implement a medical-home program.

Governors' energy conference yields more talk

Brad Kane |

After a summit of the five New England governors on Thursday in Hartford, they all agreed to further collaborate on the region’s energy issues but did not commit to any...

Hartford flight makes emergency landing in Buffalo


A SkyWest Airlines flight headed to Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks made an emergency landing in Buffalo on Wednesday after the crew reported a...

Malloy creates climate change council

On Earth Day on Wednesday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed an executive order creating a new council to keep Connecticut on its greenhouse gas emissions goals by 2050.

Officials warn CT homeowners to do their homework on solar installs

Intense competition in the solar panel installation market means consumers should be extra cautious when entering into purchase or lease agreements, state officials said in an announcement coinciding...

Cap-and-trade yields $99M for Connecticut

Connecticut spent 72 percent of the $98.5 million it received from the Northeast's cap-and-trade system – the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative – on energy efficiency programs, according...

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