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Strong jobs report expected ahead of midterms


Economists expect positive October jobs numbers from the Labor Department on Friday.

FuelCell inks power agreement for Hartford project

Joe Cooper |

Danbury-based FuelCell Energy Inc. announced Thursday it signed long-term power purchase agreements with local utilities to cover a 7.4-megawatt project in Hartford.

Fed proposes softening 'too big to fail' rules on US banks


Which banks are "too big to fail?" That just got a bit more complicated.

Access Health beefs up customer service ahead of open enrollment

Matt Pilon |

The open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act opens Thursday and will run through mid December.

Mohegan Sun's Margaritaville closing

Joe Cooper |

Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville restaurant will close its two-floor dining space at Mohegan Sun in January, resulting in 59 layoffs, according to a Department of Labor filing.

Taking the pulse of the gubernatorial candidates’ views on health care


The three leading gubernatorial candidates share their thoughts on several health care issues, including Medicaid work requirements, an individual mandate, the opioid crisis, the hospital tax and Roe...

Kroll: CT Lotto assets transfer could ease pension pressure, but...

Matt Pilon |

If Connecticut were to transfer its lottery assets to its underfunded pension system, it could be a credit positive move, though not a silver bullet to the state's fiscal woes, Kroll Bond Rating...

Conning: CT’s credit quality climbs to No. 44

Joe Cooper |

A new report found Connecticut's credit quality still ranks among the worst nationally due to modest job growth and high levels of debt.

Funding for crumbling foundations delayed

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut homeowners with crumbling foundations will have to wait at least another month to seek state financial assistance.

CT marks fifth decrease in workers comp rates

Matt Pilon |

Workers compensation insurance rates will drop nearly 17 percent effective Jan. 1, the Connecticut Insurance Department announced.

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