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A peek at CT taxpayers’ $38M office high-rise

Gregory Seay |

The $37.5 million in hard currency Connecticut taxpayers shelled out to buy and refit The Hartford's former mid-town office tower into state executive offices is tangible.

State regulators demand redo of ISO New England power auction

State Attorney General George Jepsen this week asked a federal commission to reconsider its decision not to investigate whether a power plant operator deliberately manipulated a February power...

Index: Banking compliance costs rose sharply in 3Q

With a greater number of new regulations enacted during the third quarter, the average community bank spent an additional $45,264 to comply, according to New Haven’s Continuity Control.

CT ag commish takes NASDA seat

Connecticut Agriculture Commissioner Steven K. Reviczky has taken a leadership role that he says gives the state a direct voice in national agricultural policy.

CT to receive $180K from TD Bank for data breach

Connecticut and eight other states have reached an $850,000 settlement with TD Bank that resolves consumer protection and privacy claims against the bank related to a 2012 data breach, state...

Hartford councilors move $350M stadium-neighborhood plan forward

The Hartford city council Tuesday evening approved property transfers and other agreements that pave the way for a minor league baseball stadium and mixed-use development to be built in Downtown...

Frontier wins final approval for AT&T purchase

Stamford's Frontier Communications is Connecticut's new largest provider of landline telephone services.

$6.7M for Capital Workforce Partners

Hartford-based Capital Workforce Partners, which coordinates workforce programs for the state, will receive $6.7 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to help the long-term unemployed find work,...

Homecoming of EPA head focuses on economy

The top official at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency toured her home state of Connecticut to discuss how the agency's environmental initiatives can help the economy.

Applications available for annual firewood lottery

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection is accepting applications through Feb. 2 for its annual state forest firewood lottery.

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