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DECD audit: Financial oversight, monitoring problems linger

The Department of Economic and Community Development could have overpaid to clients of its key business programs, some of which may have been ineligible for funds, according to a state audit released...

Hartford curbs Winterfest parking limits, fares

In time for the holidays, Hartford’s parking agency has lifted on-street parking restrictions and implemented free parking to encourage visitors to various downtown events and attractions in...

CTfastrak service to kick off in March

Connecticut’s $570 million busway, CTfastrak, will begin service March 28, the state Department of Transportation announced Tuesday.

Chenevert leaving with $325M in UTC stock

Louis Chenevert, who shocked the corporate community by abrupting resigning as CEO and chairman of United Technologies on Monday, will depart the company owning at least $325 million of its stock.

Long Island Sounds projects receive $1.3 million

The federal government, along with Connecticut and New York, has issued 22 grants totaling $1.3 million to projects designed to improve the long-term health of Long Island Sound.

CT wins two national green awards

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection and the Clean Energy Finance & Investment Authority each received national recognition from the Clean Energy States Alliance for their...

Comptroller assessing consolidation impacts on state health costs

As part of an ongoing state investigation into the effect of healthcare consolidation, Connecticut Comptroller Kevin Lembo said he will hold a public hearing next week to gather input on...

CT saves $35M in green debt issue, refi

Connecticut taxpayers will save $35.4 million from the state treasurer's recent sale and refi of $556.6 million in grade-A debt for infrastructure and clean-water improvements.

CT U.S. Atty. lifts $113M from fed scofflaws

The Connecticut U.S. Attorney’s office collected $112.7 million in fines and victim restitution from violators in fiscal 2014 – a nearly ten-fold increase from a year earlier, authorities...

UConn awards $200K to early stage ventures

The UConn Office of the Vice President for Research awarded $200,000 in grants to five early stage companies to help them commercialize new technologies in the state.

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