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Bank watchdog Pitkin retiring in Jan.

Gregory Seay |

Howard K. Pitkin, who has served three terms as banking commissioner under two governors, is retiring in January, authorities say.

CHFA boss Chatman leaving March 21

Gregory Seay |

Eric Chatman is quitting his post after 2 years as executive director-president of the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority to pursue other interests, effective March 21, the agency says.

Defunct CT student lender draws down portfolio

A defunct lending organization's loan portfolio continues to grow smaller, according to an audit released Thursday.

4.6K more CT jobs added in November

Connecticut's economy added 4,600 jobs in November, setting a new high-water mark for the state's post-recession jobs recovery, state labor authorities say.

Access Health enrollment at 65K


With two months to go in the second annual Obamacare enrollment period, Access Health CT said 65,473 Connecticut residents have signed up for health insurance.

Mohegans miss out on NY casino

In what is turning out to be a bad year for Connecticut Native American tribes' attempts to build casinos outside the Nutmeg State, the Mohegan Tribe of Uncasville was passed over Wednesday for a...

Palmer to return as labor commissioner

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy intends to reappoint Sharon Palmer as commissioner of the state Department of Labor for his second term, he announced Tuesday.

CT nabs $45M healthcare innovation grant

The federal government has awarded $45 million to Connecticut to experiment with how it delivers Medicare and Medicaid services to state residents.

Departing CT ed. boss Pryor jumps to RI commerce post

Stefan Pryor, who announced his pending resignation as commissioner of the state Department of Education in August, has landed a job in Rhode Island’s secretary of commerce, the Associated...

Metro North fined for retaliation against employee

The U.S. Department of Labor said it has fined Metro North railroad $260,000 for retaliating against an employee who reported a knee injury three years ago.

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