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Stamford’s Gartner to add 400 jobs via $5M state loan

Joe Cooper |

A Stamford-based research and advisory firm announced Thursday it plans to expand its workforce by 400 with help from a $5 million state loan.

CBIA: Unemployment benefit hike a concern

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut may diminish its Unemployment Trust Fund faster than expected when the state labor department raises its weekly unemployment benefit by $18 next month, the state's largest business lobby...

CT sues over $11M drug-billing fraud

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut is suing a Florida compounding pharmacy and at least 13 current or former state workers who participated in a pharmacy-benefit billing kickback scheme that state prosecutors claim cost...

The Pentagon is investing $2 billion into artificial intelligence


The Pentagon's high-tech research agency laid the groundwork for the Internet, stealth aircraft and self-driving cars. Now, it's going big on artificial intelligence.

S. Windsor ticket resellers sue NY for pushback of biz practices

Joe Cooper |

Two South Windsor-based event ticketing companies have each filed lawsuits against New York's attorney general to prevent the state from suing them over alleged fraudulent ticket sales.

Hartford HealthCare pursues multiple strategies to find, retain robust workforce pool

Matt Pilon |

Find out how the region's two largest employers -- Hartford HealthCare and Pratt & Whitney -- are recruiting their next-generation workforces.

Interest groups tangle over fracking waste ban ordinances

Matt Pilon |

There's a race to establish rules for how cities and towns store and process waste from hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” and several interest groups have taken the lead ahead of state...

Analyst: Griebel's unaffiliated run could sway Nov. election

Matt Pilon| Greg Bordonaro |

Oz Griebel, the unaffiliated candidate running for governor, could tip the outcome of November's gubernatorial election in favor of Democrat Ned Lamont, according to one political analyst.

CT to launch health data exchange next year

Joe Cooper |

After several failed attempts, Connecticut will establish its first statewide network for sharing patients' health data between hospitals and doctors with help from a $12.2 million federal grant, the...

Survey: Biz want next gov. to slash spending, reform state employee retirement benefits

Matt Pilon |

Ahead of “what is arguably one of the most critical election campaigns in the state’s history,” the Connecticut Business & Industry Association released a survey finding that...

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