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Legislators break with Lamont, pitch tax hike on wealthiest


Democratic legislators are proposing a tax increase on the investment income of Connecticut’s wealthiest households to help close the state budget deficit, putting them on a collision course...

CT sheds 1,300 jobs in March

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's jobs picture received some good and more bad news Thursday.

Travelers 1Q profits climb 19%

Joe Cooper |

Property and casualty insurer The Travelers Cos., which has major Hartford operations, said its first quarter profits jumped 19 percent due to lower catastrophe losses and underwriting gains.

Webster’s 1Q net climbs

Gregory Seay |

Waterbury super-regional lender Webster Financial Corp. posted higher first-quarter profits.

CT casino guest guilty of fraud

Gregory Seay |

An Indian national whom authorities say swindled $800,000 in a “provisional credit'' scheme while staying and gambling at Connecticut casinos has pleaded guilty and faces a maximum 30-year...

W. Hartford financial advisory bows

Gregory Seay |

Veteran Connecticut financial planners Edward Goldberg and Brenda Larkin have opened a financial-advisory practice in West Hartford.

CT lawmakers look to leverage Opportunity Zones

Greg Bordonaro |

Investors, developers and economic-development officials have been eagerly awaiting the potential impact of Opportunity Zone investments.

Report: Hospital inpatient, ER visits down sharply

Joe Cooper |

A new report from state health officials says hospitals are continuing to see declines in inpatient stays and emergency-room visits.

Day 7: Stop & Shop strike, negotiations continue

Joe Cooper |

Stop & Shop workers were still on strike Wednesday as ongoing labor negotiations with the Mass.-based grocery giant remain in flux.

United Bank's 1Q net slips

Gregory Seay |

Hartford community lender United Financial Inc. posted lower first-quarter net, and disclosed its multi-million-dollar stake in a bankrupt California solar concern.

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