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CT shed 500 jobs in Nov.; unemployment rate still falls

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut employers shed 500 jobs during the month of November, but the state’s jobless rate still fell slightly, state labor authorities say.

UConn trustees OK $375K Torrington campus sale

Joe Cooper |

UConn is selling off another shuttered campus branch in Torrington, but will still maintain a presence there.

After 8 years, $1B-plus in deals, Malloy's economic record mixed

Gregory Seay| Matt Pilon |

The Malloy administration has transformed the state's jobs strategy, aggressively ramping up corporate incentives to compete for companies. But eight years later, the economy has barely budged.

Free leads Univ. of St. Joseph through year of firsts

Joe Cooper |

In her third year on the job, University of St. Joseph President Rhona Free oversaw the transformation of the private Catholic college into a co-ed institution.

State policy will drive CT's economic future

Pete Gioia |

Connecticut has great economic potential. We saw a glimmer of that in 2018 with year-over-year job growth of over 25,000, and especially strong growth in construction and manufacturing jobs.

UConn trustees to consider $375K sale of former Torrington campus

Joe Cooper |

UConn's board of trustees next week is expected to discuss selling off another vacant campus branch in Torrington for $375,000.

Bond Commission OKs tens of millions during Malloy's final mtg.

Joe Cooper |

In near unanimous support, the state Bond Commission on Tuesday morning greenlit dozens of projects worth tens of millions of dollars, mainly geared toward transportation and economic-development...

Gov. Malloy to oversee final Bond Commission mtg.; tens of millions up for vote

Joe Cooper |

Outgoing Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will oversee, likely for the final time, a state Bond Commission meeting Tuesday morning with tens of millions of dollars under consideration for various transportation...

CT nonprofits at a major crossroads

John Horak |

With the election in the rear-view mirror, and the 2019 legislative session on the horizon, the state's privately governed social-service organizations are at a fork in the road.

Late N. Britain educator gifts $535K to Hospital of Central CT

Joe Cooper |

The estate of a longtime supporter of the Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) has gifted $535,000 to the New Britain hospital, officials said.

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