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Analysis: Shifting budget burden to towns creates mixed credit impacts

Patricia Daddona |

S&P Global Ratings said Thursday Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget could negatively affect smaller towns while benefiting the cities.

Survey: CT business owners eyeing retirement unprepared for exit

Patricia Daddona | 1

Of the 2,500 Connecticut business owners surveyed in a 2016 exit planning study, 60 percent said they plan to retire in the next five years, but most do not have an exit strategy.

CI invests $12.2M in last quarter of 2016

Patricia Daddona |

The state's quasi-public venture arm Connecticut Innovations said it invested $12.2 million in 31 companies during the final three months of 2016, deal flow that was down from the year-ago period.

CT economy ripe for improvement? Survey says, 'Yes'

Patricia Daddona |

About 76 percent of the 505 Connecticut residents surveyed in the fourth quarter of 2016 believe business conditions in the state will stabilize or improve in the first half of 2017, according to a...

Webster's Perna, his 'crystal ball' retire

Gregory Seay |

Longtime Connecticut economist Nicholas S. Perna is retiring.

CCM recommends sweeping changes to buttress municipal finances

Patricia Daddona |

The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM) on Wednesday released an extensive plan it hopes legislators will adopt this session to help municipalities, and large cities in particular.

Survey: Trump presidency bodes well for CT business climate

Patricia Daddona |

Over the next four years, more Connecticut residents say they foresee the new administration of President Donald J. Trump having a positive impact on the business community.

Study: Hartford needs a bailout or bankruptcy

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford is the “most broken” of Connecticut's four challenged cities and will likely need a state bailout or bankruptcy protection to deal with its fiscal crisis, according to a new...

Larson seeks funds for concrete study

Eric Bedner | Journal Inquirer |

Sen. Timothy D. Larson, D-East Hartford, is seeking funding for a Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering study to determine the number of homes affected by crumbling concrete foundations and...

Survey: U.S. investors, analysts optimistic in 1Q

Patricia Daddona |

Business sentiment and growth expectations look promising under the incoming presidential administration, according to a survey conducted by Hartford-based investor research firm Corbin Perception.

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