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State awards $3.8M for brownfield investigation

The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development awarded $3.8 million to 21 communities to investigate specific site ripe for brownfield remediation.

AG: More transparency needed on hospital fees

At least 22 of the state’s 29 acute care hospitals charge facility fees to patients for services rendered in hospital-affiliated physicians’ offices that could be miles away from the...

Report: CT's tax policies not family friendly


Connecticut is one of the only states in the country that doesn't offer a personal income tax credit or exemption for residents with children, according to a report published Monday by research and...

DEEP awards $129K in forestry grants

The Department of Energy & Environmental Protection awarded $129,093 through 15 grants to encourage tree planting and tree management throughout the state.

Texas energy comparison website coming to CT

A website allowing businesses and residents to compare offers from competitive electricity and natural gas suppliers in April started expanding to Connecticut.

Officials expect $1.8B this year for transportation priorities

Road and bridge improvements will dominate the state's transportation priorities through 2018, officials said today.

CT, utilities outline cybersecurity plan

Connecticut's regulators and utilities on Monday released their cybersecurity plan to strengthen the state's energy infrastructure from hackers and terrorists.

State to revoke jailed former finance director’s pension

Attorney General George Jepsen said he filed an agreement Monday in Hartford Superior Court that would revoke the pension of a former Winchester finance director convicted of stealing $2 million from...

CT’s ‘Step Up’ program has subsidized 2,200 hires

A state program launched in 2012 has subsidized the hiring of more than 2,200 Connecticut residents, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s office announced.

CT housing projects in line for $70M

Sixteen affordable housing projects across the state will receive a total of $70 million in state and federal funds to build and rehabilitate 694 rental apartments, officials announced.

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