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Comcast NBCUniversal awards scholarships to high school seniors

Comcast NBCUniversal has awarded $53,000 in scholarships for the 2017-18 school year to Connecticut students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship program. Comcast...

A tax reform blueprint for Connecticut

Kevin Sullivan |

These days, it may seem like Connecticut is the land of unsteady habits. As Gov. Malloy says, sometimes it just feels like we always see the glass half empty.

Budget inaction bigger threat than Fla. Gov’s overtures

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's visit to Connecticut last week was as much a political stunt as it was an attempt to recruit companies to move to the Sunshine State.

After 136 years, Hartford's Goodwin Hotel undergoes colorful rebirth

Gregory Seay |

In the span of 136 years, the Goodwin Hotel has gone from an apartment building, where legendary financier John Pierpont Morgan called home during his Hartford visits, to a lodging facility, then a...

Businesses seek bigger say in education reform

Patricia Daddona |

About a month before Connecticut careened into an extended legislative session to address its fiscal crisis, two industry-backed nonprofits joined forces with the hopes of giving businesses a bigger...

CT health information exchange efforts forge ahead

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut has tried and failed several times over the past decade to build a statewide network that would enable more seamless sharing of patients' health data between their doctors and various...

Prolonged CT budget standoff will hurt towns, disabled, needy


If no new state budget is in place by Saturday, Connecticut will be on a path to overspend its resources by an average of nearly $200 million per month.

Windsor metals manufacturer expands

Patricia Daddona |

Windsor's Leipold Precision Group has expanded its manufacturing floor in an $8 million project supported by a $3 million loan from Connecticut.

Stanley CEO outlines conditions for keeping companies in CT

Patricia Daddona |

Stanley Black and Decker CEO Jim Loree has publicly issued a call to action to Connecticut leaders intent on keeping companies like his from defecting to other states.

CT promotes website for two new aging programs

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut's Department on Aging has launched a website dedicated to promoting two new programs intended to enhance residents' experiences with aging.

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