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CTNext awards $34K to four startups

The state-backed entrepreneurship program CTNext said it has awarded $34,000 to four Connecticut startups.

OPM: CT deficit more than doubles

The Office of Policy Management said its estimate of the state’s fiscal year 2015 deficit jumped 117 percent in the past month.

Green Guide publishes Spring edition

Doosan plans to succeed where UTC failed. Connecticut has revamped motorists' commutes. The state Green Bank enters its next phase.

Bradley aims to combat mounting bird strikes

Brad Kane |

Connecticut airports have experienced a growing number of reported bird-on-airplane collisions in recent years, prompting the state's quasi-public airport authority to spend millions of dollars on a...

CT officials try to keep cost of energy policies in check

Brad Kane |

Despite the Malloy Administration's efforts to rein in costs, the pricetag to implement Connecticut's renewable energy policies will add as much as $377 million annually to ratepayer bills over the...

$100K for Hartford artists

Hartford’s government has more than $100,000 in grants to provide to city artists and creatives for operational costs and equipment, official said.

Blumenthal trying to reauthorize Ex-Im Bank

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and a New Hampshire colleague have introduced a bill that would reauthorize the federal Export-Import Bank.

Segarra to co-chair NLC election task force

The National League of Cities, which advocates for municipal governments in 49 states, has selected Hartford Mayor Pedro E. Segarra as co-chair of its task force for the 2016 presidential election,...

Towns ask lawmakers to reduce school spending requirement

The Connecticut Council of Small Towns has asked legislators to change a law that requires them to spend at least the same amount of money on education as they did the year before.

Analysis: 10K parents could become uninsured from Medicaid budget cuts

As many as 10,000 parents will likely become uninsured if the state follows through with changes to its Medicaid program meant to reduce costs, according to an analysis commissioned by the...

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