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CT unemployment ticked down in April

The state’s unemployment rate declined to 6.3 percent in April, as the state added a seasonally adjusted 1,200 jobs, according to the state Department of Labor.

Summer Green Guide publishes

Dive deep into the environmental law enforcement at the Connecticut Attorney General's Office, take a look back at 75 years of garbage at the Hartford Landfill, find out how to create fashionable...

Legislators weigh future of e-health exchange

Matt Pilon |

Less than a year after the official death of a multimillion-dollar attempt to give Connecticut doctors and other caregivers a way to share patients' medical records electronically, lawmakers are...

Hartford ranks low among big cities for efficiency

Hartford ranks 45th out of 51 large U.S. cities for energy efficiency, according to a Washington, D.C. energy-policy nonprofit.

House passes property tax bill

A bill that would require hospitals and private colleges to pay property taxes advanced through the state House of Representatives Thursday night.

CT has free tips Wed. for homebuyers

Prospective homebuyers are invited to a free “tips’’ workshop on financing and consumer-awareness matters being sponsored Wednesday by a pair of state agencies.

City OKs $90K for youth sports program

Hartford is launching a citywide youth sports program, and will hire an athletic director to run it.

OPM: Deficit rises $3.2M

The state’s budget deficit for the fiscal year that ends June 30 climbed nearly 2 percent in the past month, according to projections released Wednesday by the Office of Policy Management.

Three more health conditions eligible for CT medical marijuana

The list of health conditions eligible for Connecticut’s medical marijuana program is expanding to 17, the Department of Consumer Protection said.

Manufacturers still down on Connecticut economy

Despite increasing their sales and employment levels, more than three out of four Connecticut manufacturers rated the state's economic conditions as fair or poor, according to a survey study released...

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