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CT revenues take a tiny bump up as Malloy preps next budget

KEITH M. PHANEUF | Connecticut Mirror |

If the absence of bad news is good news, then Connecticut received the latter Tuesday when analysts released their latest revenue projections for the state budget.

Children's group says tax hikes must be part of CT budget fix

Keith M. Phaneuf | Connecticut Mirror |

A progressive children's advocacy group is calling for a major tax increase to help solve the state's latest budget crisis, outlining more than $3 billion in revenue-raising options.

BlumShapiro hires 48 since Jan. 1

Gregory Seay |

BlumShapiro says it has filled 48 full-time and intern slots in its New England offices since the start of the new year.

In Darien, residents hope Trump will bring economic growth

Kyle Constable | Connecticut Mirror |

The second in a series of visits to Connecticut towns leading up to the inauguration.

Pratt's production surge boosts aerospace supplier's business

Howard French | Journal Inquirer |

Colin Cooper, CEO of Eastford's Whitcraft Group, once described Connecticut's aerospace industry as “a mile wide and an inch deep.”

Survey: U.S. investors, analysts optimistic in 1Q

Patricia Daddona |

Business sentiment and growth expectations look promising under the incoming presidential administration, according to a survey conducted by Hartford-based investor research firm Corbin Perception.

West Hartford Chick-fil-A hiring for Feb. opening

Chick-fil-A Inc. is opening a new restaurant in West Hartford Feb. 9, and expects to employ 90 full- and part-time workers.

Study: Obamacare repeal would kill CT jobs

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut would lose approximately 36,000 jobs and billions of dollars worth of economic output if Congress eliminates the Affordable Care Act, as President-Elect Donald Trump has pledged to do,...

DOT unveils $10.9B five-year capital plan

Patricia Daddona | 1

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) on Thursday released a $10.9 billion five-year capital plan, of which about a fifth would be used in federal fiscal year 2017, which began Oct. 1.

Malloy highlights progress, vows tough budget decisions

Matt Pilon | 2

Gov. Dannel Malloy told a business audience Monday that he's prepared to present a budget next month that will include hard decisions aimed at getting Connecticut government to live within its means.

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