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Syracuse energy provider expanding into CT

Syracuse, N.Y. energy provider BlueRock Energy has expanded into Connecticut later this year, with specific concentrations in Hartford and New Haven counties this year.

N. England power prices hit historic low in June

The average price of wholesale electricity in New England hit a historic 12-year low in June, coming in 23 percent lower than the previous record low, according to regional grid administrator ISO New...

New rules for ‘CT Grown’ labeling

Connecticut farmers and food producers face a new state labeling mandate for their products, starting Oct. 1, state agriculture overseers say.

Stamford firm to add up to 400 jobs

Stamford's Synchrony Financial has pledged to create between 200 and 400 new jobs, under a deal with the state that will provide the company with as much as $20 million, officials announced Tuesday.

CT budget benefits from $69M in unclaimed property

The amount of unclaimed property deposited into the state’s general fund more than tripled in the recently concluded fiscal year, Treasurer Denise L. Nappier announced.

Quinnipiac sues Hamden over zoning decision

After an unsuccessful appeal of a cease-and-desist zoning order, Quinnipiac University has sued its hometown of Hamden, according to state court records.

CT budget needs economic growth

Brad Kane |

Connecticut's economy must grow at a faster rate — at least double — in the years and decades ahead to grapple with an aging population that will increase demand for social services and...

CT urged to get fiscal house in order before health, social costs skyrocket

Brad Kane |

Connecticut has a $47.2 billion unfunded obligation to its retiring state workers.

Aging population to worsen CT's budget woes

In this week's installment of HBJ's series, “Connecticut's Silver Tsunami,” Managing Editor Brad Kane takes an in-depth look at how the state budget can accommodate the needs of the aging...

AG, OCC against proposed settlement with electricity supplier

Negotiators from the state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority have reached a settlement with one of the many electricity suppliers operating in Connecticut related to its alleged door-to-door...

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