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Middle-class growth sparks latest surge in CT tax receipts


State income tax revenues surged upward again Tuesday, but this time it was the middle class — not the wealthy — behind most of the gains.

CT casino Dec. slot revenues down slightly

Joe Cooper |

Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resort Casino on Tuesday again reported a slight dip in December slot revenues.

Morgan Stanley: Another market storm is coming


Enjoy the market calm for now. Morgan Stanley thinks another storm is coming.

CVS Health commits $100M to community health, wellness programs

Joe Cooper |

CVS Health, which recently acquired Hartford health insurer Aetna for $69 billion, has committed $100 million toward community health and wellness programs.

Bradley airport workers feeling shutdown pain


Adrian Pellot and his wife Sarah Small are among the roughly 150 Transportation Security Administration agents at Bradley International Airport who missed their first paycheck last week, and the...

Hartford HealthCare to implement $15 minimum wage

Joe Cooper |

After months of consideration, Hartford HealthCare (HHC), Connecticut’s second largest health system, announced plans Monday to raise its minimum hourly wage to $15 in March.

Judge says partial gov. shutdown will not delay CVS-Aetna review

Joe Cooper |

Despite warnings from the Justice Department, a federal judge says the partial government shutdown will not delay his review of CVS Health’s $69 billion acquisition of Hartford health insurer...

Sticking by unions: Despite incentive to quit, state workers’ membership rate climbs

Alex Wood | Journal Inquirer |

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in June that public employee unions can no longer collect mandatory “agency fees” from nonmembers gave public employees all over the country an...

Hartford’s Shipman & Goodwin taps DCF’s Katz as partner

Joe Cooper |

The former commissioner of Connecticut's Department of Children and Families (DCF) has joined Hartford law firm Shipman & Goodwin LLP as a partner.

Hartford’s tech sector is growing

Sarah Man |

The city of Hartford could be on the edge of a tech-sector boom as a recent analysis by commercial real estate advisor CBRE showed it was the seventh-fastest growing tech market in the country in...

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