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U.S. economy grows at fastest pace since 2014


The U.S. economy roared into high gear in the spring, growing at the fastest pace in almost four years.

Developer wants to build 92 single-family homes in Bristol

Sean Teehan |

Connecticut's pace of new home construction has slowed in recent years but that's not stopping a development company from plotting a major housing project in Bristol.

Why investors shouldn't worry about rising rates


The Federal Reserve is expected to keep raising short-term interest rates this year — and the bond market has taken notice.The yield on the...

Feds: CT's 1Q economic uptick No. 23 in U.S.

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's economy showed encouraging growth during the first quarter of 2018 ranking 23rd in the nation, according to federal officials.

Survey: CT voters prioritize jobs, health care, taxes

Joe Cooper |

Jobs, health care and taxes are the most important issues this year for Connecticut voters when electing candidates for governor, the state legislature and U.S. Congress, according to a new survey.

Taxing wealthy won’t shrink CT’s wealth, income gap

John M. Horak |

The CT Mirror recently published a series about wealth inequality in Connecticut with the first story tited: “Already Deep in Debt, Connecticut Struggles with Extremes of Wealth and...

Amid expansion, TRUMPF adds new perks to attract talent

Q&A talks with Burke Doar, senior vice president of TRUMPF Inc., a Farmington-based machine tool manufacturer.

CT gained 6,100 jobs in June

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut employers added 6,100 new jobs in June, paced by gains in manufacturing and construction. The unemployment rate eased to 4.4 percent, the state labor authorities say.

CT must break its ‘steady habits’

R. Michael Goman |

Connecticut is known as the “Land of Steady Habits” for good reason.

CBIA taps lobbyist Gjede to lead gov. affairs

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's leading business lobby has named Eric Gjede to lead its government affairs unit.

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