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Report: Fining low-wage employers would create jobs

While business groups argue that a proposed bill to fine larger low-wage employers would reduce the number of jobs in the state, a report released Wednesday claimed the opposite.

CT keeps low ranking in Conning credit report

A semi-annual ranking of states’ credit quality kept Connecticut in the same spot as it was in November.

Farmington web recruiter raises $350K

Farmington’s Recruiter.com said it has raised more than $350,000 from a group of angel investors.

New England unemployment flat

New England’s unemployment rate was 5.2 percent in March, unchanged from February but down from 6.2 percent a year ago, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Union concessions must be part of budget talks

The Republican Party has taken much criticism in recent years for its paltry performances in statewide elections, but the GOP has finally done something to warm the hearts and minds of...

Tech sector drives commercial realty activity

Chris Dehnel Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Greater Hartford has cracked the top 50 in a national ranking of cities with top tech talent, but don't expect the region to become another Silicon Valley, or supersede New York and Boston as a haven...

Hospital CFOs say finances aren't as rosy as advertised

Greg Bordonaro |

As the debate over hospital funding and taxes rages on at the State Capitol, several healthcare CFOs are going on the offensive by trying to paint a clearer picture of the financial shape of...

Home sales rose in March

Sales of Connecticut single-family residential homes increased 6.1 percent in March 2015 with a higher median sales price, according to trade association Connecticut Realtors.

Spanish economy charging ahead

Olé, olé, olé!

UConn grad students ratify first contract

UConn’s 2,200 graduate students have ratified their first union contract.

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