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Republicans’ budget-forecasting concerns are legitimate

A simmering political controversy over differing budget projections offered by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that show a balanced budget on one hand, and a deficit on the other, is cause for concern to...

CT's securities chief comes full circle with Hartford base

Gregory Seay |

In 1991, Lynn McKenna-Krumins, at the time fresh from UConn with her business degree in hand, got a job in downtown Hartford, working at Advest Inc., then one of Connecticut's best-known independent...

CT med-office sales spotlight sector’s rising demand

Gregory Seay |

Last April, one of America's leading medical-office space investors plunked down $178 million in stock for 29 medical-office properties in the Hartford region and southern Connecticut from Avon...

Russian Lady hit with music lawsuit

The music licensing industry has struck again, this time targeting a downtown Hartford bar for playing 10 songs for patrons, when it allegedly did not hold the rights to do so.

New biz group aims for statewide sustainability action

Matt Pilon |

Nearly 90 representatives from some of Connecticut's most recognizable companies — Pratt & Whitney, LEGO, ESPN and Uber — gathered recently with the state's top energy regulators and...

CT wins $1.6M to apply to aerospace training

Patricia Daddona |

The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded Connecticut a $1.6 million grant to assist an apprenticeship training program for the aerospace manufacturing and maintenance sector.

S&P Global: MDC ratings downgrade reflects Hartford's distress

Patricia Daddona |

S&P Global Ratings has lowered its long-term rating on Metropolitan District general obligation (GO) bonds, to 'AA' from 'AA+'.

State: Hospital error deaths, injuries down 3%

Kym Soper | Journal Inquirer |

Deaths and injuries from hospital errors were down by 3 percent last year, with most incidents attributed to bedsores, falls, unintended perforation during diagnostic procedures, and surgical...

RBS settlement stabilizes CT's budget

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut's budget director is projecting a $5.7 million shortfall for fiscal year 2017, stabilized by a $120 million state settlement with Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).

Arkansas' Toro named CCSU president

Patricia Daddona |

Zulma R. Toro, interim chancellor at University of Arkansas at Little Rock, starts in January as the first woman president of Central Connecticut State University.

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