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Middletown business owner gets 6 months in prison for falsifying credentials

Patricia Daddona |

The owner of a Middletown industrial safety training company has been sentenced to six months in prison and fined $20,000 for falsely certifying that he had completed a lead abatement course,...

A new push to tackle an old problem: transportation neglect


Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Thursday a day of reckoning has arrived for Connecticut's depleted special transportation fund and the services and projects it finances, outlining what is likely to be an...

Bronin takes step toward gubernatorial run

Matt Pilon |

Second-year Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin on Thursday filed paperwork to create an exploratory committee for governor.

Hartford councilors demand better deal from waste plant

Matt Pilon |

The redevelopment of a major waste-to-energy incinerator and recycling operation in Hartford's South Meadows is expected to boost the revenue that the city receives from the tax-exempt facilities,...

Regulators reviewing Millstone’s secret financials

Matt Pilon |

The owner of the Millstone Station nuclear plant in Waterford has submitted confidential financial data to state regulators reviewing the financial viability of the plant, according to records.

MGM 'welcomes' Bridgeport casino competition

Patricia Daddona |

MGM Resorts International said Thursday it would welcome Connecticut's tribal casino operators to the state's competitive process for allowing a commercial casino in the state, and potentially in...

CT transportation system at risk of dramatic contraction


Connecticut's cash-starved transportation program would need to scrap some rail services, drive up fares, suspend 40 percent of planned capital projects and defer major highway rebuilds like the...

Tribes counter MGM, hinting at their bid for new casinos


The tribal owners of the Foxwoods Resorts and Mohegan Sun casinos sent legislative leaders a letter Wednesday asking for a chance to compete with MGM Resorts International’s proposal for a...

W. Hartford committee urges rejection of UConn campus purchase

Patricia Daddona |

A West Hartford town council subcommittee has recommended rejecting the possible $1 million purchase of the UConn campus in town due to likely hefty remediation costs.

One of two ratings agencies eyes CT bonds skeptically

Gregory Seay| Patricia Daddona |

Two ratings agencies have assigned an “A+” rating to $400 million in Connecticut general obligation bonds, but the outlook from one is negative and the other stable.

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