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Report: Fewer CT, New England unemployed in '16

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut's unemployment rate dropped six-tenths of a percentage point, to 5.1 percent at the end of 2016, following a similar trend across New England in which there were fewer jobless residents,...

UConn startups attract record $40M in 2016 funding

Patricia Daddona |

Startups in UConn's Technology Incubation Program (TIP) attracted a record $39.9 million in debt and equity in 2016, according to a fresh report from UConn.

Bronin: CT must do more than avert insolvency in Hartford

Keith Phaneuf | CT Mirror |

Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin's new $613 million city budget needs at least $49 million in extra state and private-sector aid to stave off ugly choices that could include bankruptcy.

Ex-EPA's McCarthy named to CT Green Bank board

Patricia Daddona |

Gina McCarthy, ex-administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will serve as a member of the Connecticut Green Bank's board of directors.

Lawmakers consider open-bid process for third casino

Matt Pilon |

A new bill with implications for the future of casino gaming in Connecticut faces one of its first hurdles today.

Foxwoods slot revenue rises 3.2%

Patricia Daddona |

Foxwoods Resort Casino posted a 3.2 percent increase in slot revenue for the month of March, its first increase of the year.

Q&A: Weighing New England's energy future

Q&A talks to Gordon van Welie, president and CEO of ISO New England Inc., which operates the six-state New England power system and oversees the region's wholesale electricity marketplace.

Eversource facility aims to predict storm severity, CT threats

John Stearns |

The Eversource Energy Center at UConn — a weather, climate and energy research hub — has already helped electric utilities better prepare for storms and potential power outages since it...

With new CEO, Payveris building on its digital-pay perch

Gregory Seay |

Online-mobile payments vendor Payveris LLC recently received the last chunk of a $10 million investment that, while opening doors to new customers, could finally land the five-year-old Connecticut...

For Malloy, re-election is off the table but other tough tests loom

KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT MIRROR |

Within minutes of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's announcement Thursday that he wouldn't seek a third term, speculation began over whether it would weaken his position with legislators, employee unions and...

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