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Lamont promises to cut borrowing by 39%

Joe Cooper |

Gov. Ned Lamont continued previewing his first proposed budget to business leaders on Tuesday morning as he promised to shave Connecticut's borrowing by 39 percent.

Manchester seeks Parkade makeover partner

Gregory Seay |

After years of contemplation and delay, the town of Manchester appears ready to finally get underway with redevelopment of 23 town-owned acres that were once a thriving commercial hub.

A peek into Lamont's economic-development playbook

Greg Bordonaro |

For those interested in learning about Gov. Ned Lamont's economic-development vision, he offered a sneak peek Feb. 1, airing plans to restructure — to some degree — the Department of...

At DCP, Lamont and Bysiewicz greet workers, talk a little policy

Matt Pilon |

Since the election, Gov. Ned Lamont has toured a half-dozen state agencies and counting. The point is to shake hands with employees and management alike, conveying that the administration cares about...

Lamont: CT contacted Amazon about possible HQ2 relocation

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's newly reshaped economic-development team has rebooted efforts to lure Amazon's second headquarters away from New York after the e-commerce giant reportedly is reconsidering plans to...

W. Hartford offers entrepreneur-services portal

Gregory Seay |

The town of West Hartford has teamed with the state's key promoter of small-business development to open a service-center office in Town Hall.

Makeover set for ex-Hartford church assets

Gregory Seay |

A New Jersey landlord plans to convert several former Hartford church properties into an estimated 100 apartments.

Lamont taps top biz execs to reshape CT's economic-development strategy

Joe Cooper |

Gov. Ned Lamont on Friday nominated a former Goldman Sachs executive to oversee Connecticut's economic-development efforts.

Bridgeport delegation pitches open-bidding for new casino

Joe Cooper |

State lawmakers from Bridgeport are pushing a bipartisan bill that would establish a gaming commission to oversee the bidding process for a third casino in the state.

Meet the five candidates registered for Hartford's mayoral race

Joe Cooper |

The race to become Hartford's 67th mayor is heating up, with at least four candidates slated to square off against incumbent Luke Bronin.

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