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Retailers, schools, others are CT ‘Summer Savers’

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection recognized 11 businesses and schools Tuesday for their efforts to reduce energy consumption.

Malloy: CT is “range confident”

More than 90 percent of Connecticut residents are within 20 miles of an electric-vehicle charging station, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced.

Legislators approve wind-power regulations

The General Assembly's Regulation Review Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved regulations that held up the construction of wind turbines in Connecticut since 2011.

Segarra calls for city parking sale, property tax increase

Facing a projected $44 million deficit, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra has proposed a fiscal year 2015 budget that would raise nearly $34.5 million from the sale of city-owned parking assets and...

Waterbury-Oxford Airport economic zone gets first business

A development zone created around Waterbury-Oxford Airport last summer is about to get its first member business, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's office announced.

Almost half of region's hospitals post red ink in FY '13

The state's chief hospital lobby announced last month that the industry shed 1,400 jobs and saw their collective operating income fall by $175 million in 2013 thanks to Medicare and state funding...

State’s subsidized housing preps for $700M facelift

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut landlords and their neediest, frailest residents are preparing for the biggest overhaul of the state's sponsored-housing portfolio ever which, when taxpayers' financial contribution is...

CT poised to lift three-year ban on wind turbines

Brad Kane |

Key legislative leaders and energy officials have reached a tentative agreement to lift the state's three-year ban on wind turbine development, just in time for a northeast Connecticut project to...

Bill would increase legal-aid funding

The legislature is considering a bill introduced by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that would bolster legal aid for low-income residents.

Access Health enrollment concludes at 208K+

The state's health insurance exchange said it ended its inaugural enrollment period with 208,301 residents registered for coverage.

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