Hartford's downtown minor-league ballpark will be as much a marketing-promotions venue as a baseball stadium. It's also seen as a potential economic-development catalyst.

Embracing, 'carnival' atmosphere coming to Hartford's ballpark

Yard Goats fans who flock to downtown Hartford's Dunkin' Donuts Park opening day April 13 will eye the mound, in anticipation of pitchers' arsenals of fastballs, curveballs and sinkers.

Two carbon-tax proponents include former Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Dan Esty (far left) and (center) State Rep. Jonathan Steinberg (D-Westport).

Biz, environmentalists square off on $525M carbon tax

For the past decade, Democratic U.S. Rep. John Larson has regularly lobbied Congress to pass a nationwide tax on carbon emissions, something that had been supported by former Vice President Al Gore.

Republican State Sen. Scott Frantz speaks at a state Capitol news conference.

CT lawmakers eye small business regulatory relief

Some state legislators are attempting to improve Connecticut's regulatory environment with several bills that would make it easier — and potentially less costly — to operate a business in...

 
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Q&A: Businesses see some good, bad in legislative session

Q&A talks to Andrew Markowksi, Connecticut state director of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), about the state budget and legislative proposals that will impact business.

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