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Report: CT credit quality lags compared to most of nation

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut is ranked 47th in the country for credit quality, according to Hartford-based investment manager Conning.

CBIA plots legislative priorities ahead of January session

Patricia Daddona |

For the 2017 legislative session, promoting Connecticut's economic growth is as much about not enacting unfunded mandates or regulations that burden employers as it is about taking action to foster a...

Amid uncertainty, DEEP cans gas RFP

Matt Pilon |

Hamstrung by court and regulatory rulings in key New England states, the state's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said it's canceling an RFP meant to increase natural gas capacity in...

CT climbs in national high-tech sector rankings

Patricia Daddona | 2

Connecticut has moved up from ninth to sixth in the rankings for the Milken Institute's State Technology and Science Index 2016 -- it's highest ranking in the history of the index.

Ex-CT lawmaker Cuevas gets probation

Gregory Seay |

Former Connecticut lawmaker Victor Cuevas will serve one year of probation and pay a $1,000 fine following his conviction for mortgage fraud, federal prosecutors say.

Cities, others land initial 'innovation place' grants

Gregory Seay |

The state's CTNext program has awarded cities and other entities grants ranging from $24,000 to $50,000 to establish “innovation places," authorities say.

Connecticut election ballots available online

Patricia Daddona |

Ballots in every town in Connecticut are now available for viewing online, so the state's 2 million registered voters can become familiar with them before Election Day.

Expanding school choice key to education reform

John Horak |

On Sept. 7, Superior Court Judge Thomas Moukawsher issued a decision in Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding Inc. v. Rell, which is the latest in a decades-long series of...

Republicans’ budget-forecasting concerns are legitimate

A simmering political controversy over differing budget projections offered by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that show a balanced budget on one hand, and a deficit on the other, is cause for concern to...

CT's securities chief comes full circle with Hartford base

Gregory Seay |

In 1991, Lynn McKenna-Krumins, at the time fresh from UConn with her business degree in hand, got a job in downtown Hartford, working at Advest Inc., then one of Connecticut's best-known independent...

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