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CT OKs Hartford reinsurance captive

Connecticut insurance regulators have approved another captive insurer to do business here.

CT's $150K grant for jail alternatives

Connecticut will use a $150,000 philanthropic grant to improve jobs and housing for non-violent offenders, authorities say.

Hartford voids all parking tickets from Thursday

Due to a May 21 city-wide electronic meter outage that prevented motorists from paying for parking in public spots, the Hartford Parking Authority on Wednesday said it has voided all parking tickets...

Treasurer: Debt-refi savings reach $1B

Refinancing of the state's outstanding debt since 1999 has saved taxpayers more than $1 billion, Treasurer Denise Nappier said Tuesday.

DEEP closing islands to protect coastal birds

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection is closing down two state-owned island and instilling new conservation measures on beaches in order to protect six species of coastal...

Hartford ranks 11th among nation's fittest cities

The Greater Hartford metropolitan area is the 11th fittest city in the nation this year, an improvement of one spot since 2014, according to the American College of Sports Medicine.

CT unemployment ticked down in April

The state’s unemployment rate declined to 6.3 percent in April, as the state added a seasonally adjusted 1,200 jobs, according to the state Department of Labor.

Summer Green Guide publishes

Dive deep into the environmental law enforcement at the Connecticut Attorney General's Office, take a look back at 75 years of garbage at the Hartford Landfill, find out how to create fashionable...

Legislators weigh future of e-health exchange

Matt Pilon |

Less than a year after the official death of a multimillion-dollar attempt to give Connecticut doctors and other caregivers a way to share patients' medical records electronically, lawmakers are...

Hartford ranks low among big cities for efficiency

Hartford ranks 45th out of 51 large U.S. cities for energy efficiency, according to a Washington, D.C. energy-policy nonprofit.

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