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Retirement authority slated to vote on leadership hire

After a year-long search, a fledgling state entity in charge of offering IRA retirement savings accounts to private-sector workers in Connecticut is set to approve the hire of its first executive...

CSCU suspends tuition payments for federal workers during gov. shutdown

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's public college and university system has granted a temporary tuition reprieve for students impacted by the federal government's ongoing partial shutdown.

Fears of housing downturn may have been overblown


The housing market is flashing signs of a bounce back in 2019.

Lamont: Clean energy and economic dev. policies can co-exist

Matt Pilon |

Gov. Ned Lamont told the state's League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) on Thursday that he doesn't view their clean energy and environmental policy hopes, a number of which he supports, to be...

DOL: CT adds 1,100 jobs in Dec.; jobless rate at 4%

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut employers added 1,100 jobs in December, slightly lowering the state's jobless rate to 4 percent, the state labor department reported Thursday.

Longtime Foodshare CEO McAdam dies

Joe Cooper |

Foodshare's longtime CEO Gloria McAdam, who spent three decades at the charity organization, died Tuesday after suffering from a brain tumor. She was 62.

Here are CBIA's policy recommendations for CT's General Assembly

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's largest business lobby has laid out a dozen policy priorities it has for this year's legislative session centered on creating a more business-friendly environment.

Lawmakers renew teacher pension cost-sharing debate


Former Gov. Dannel P. Malloy first raised the idea of sharing the fastest-growing cost in the state budget with cities and towns.

Report: CT hospitals, health systems generate $27B for economy

Matt Pilon |

A new industry-backed report says Connecticut's hospitals and health systems generate $27.7 billion for the state's economy.

The shutdown is coming at the worst time for the economy


None of the 21 government shutdowns since 1976 made a real dent in the economy --- purchases were simply delayed until the government re-opened and federal workers regained their lost wages.

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