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$2.2M startup cost for 'public option' health plan

Matt Pilon |

An effort to provide lower-cost health insurance options to small businesses and individuals by allowing them to join the state health plan will cost at least $2.2 million to launch, according to a...

'Upward Living' to house startups in downtown Hartford

Joe Cooper |

Co-working space Upward Hartford wants to make it easier for startups moving to the Capital City.

It's Eddie A. Perez's turn to ask for a second chance


By turns contrite and defiant, Eddie A. Perez launched a populist campaign for mayor of Hartford on Thursday, attacking the downtown corporations that once backed him and testing the notion of...

Infinity Music Hall sold to Fairfield entertainment company

Greg Bordonaro |

Infinity Music Hall, which opened its downtown Hartford venue to much fanfare in 2014, is getting new ownership.

W. Hartford Coworking biz changes hands

Joe Cooper |

The founder of a West Hartford coworking business said he has sold his company to a local family owned investment firm.

Poll: 88% of CT voters support paid-leave program

Joe Cooper |

A new poll from a coalition that supports implementing a paid family and medical leave program found that 88 percent of Connecticut registered voters support the idea.

The Place 2 Be restaurant to add downtown Hartford location

Joe Cooper |

The Place 2 Be, a breakfast/lunch eatery in Hartford’s South End, has set plans to open its second location in downtown space recently vacated by Sarah's Coffee House.

How small biz find talent in a tight labor market

Ed Marchetti and Joe Gianni |

Over the past year, small business owners have expressed record confidence in their local economies and, as a result, many are attempting to expand their business or increase hiring.

How to take advantage of the new 20% biz income deduction

Brenden Healy |

The 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act created many new tax advantages for businesses.

McMahon expected to resign from Trump administration


Linda McMahon, head of the head of the Small Business Administration, appears to be the latest person to leave the Trump administration.

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