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Lawmakers set aside partisanship to back bioscience industry


While partisan politics has bogged down many state legislative debates, Democratic and Republican leaders announced Tuesday they can agree on how to better support and plan the growth of...

CT Mirror names Putterman CEO and publisher

Patricia Daddona |

Bruce Putterman, a former journalist and strategic marketing consultant, will take the reins as CEO and publisher of the online government and public policy news outlet the Connecticut Mirror...

CT: Online retailers must remit sales taxes

Gregory Seay |

The Connecticut tax collector's latest reminder to online and out-of-state retailers about their responsibility for collecting and remitting sales taxes on consumer purchases also comes with a threat...

Democrats back ban on 'dark money' in state campaigns


Late in Connecticut's campaign for governor in 2014, a mysterious organization in Ohio wired $1.17 million in untraceable “dark money” to Grow Connecticut, an independent-expenditure...

CT nets $1.8M from unemployment cheaters

Patricia Daddona |

The Connecticut Department of Labor (DOL) and the Division of Criminal Justice have worked together to arrest 200 people charged with illegally collecting more than $5.5 million in unemployment...

Tolland firm's EV charging station gets federal approval

Patricia Daddona |

Tolland business development firm Lot 78 Inc. said Tuesday the U.S. federal government has authorized the sale of its electric vehicle (EV) charging station and its products to federal facilities...

State offering $5M in brownfield remediation grants

Patricia Daddona |

The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) has earmarked $5 million for brownfield remediation and assessment projects, state officials announced.

Hartford area unemployment rate drops in January

Patricia Daddona |

Greater Hartford's overall unemployment rate has dropped slightly for January to 5.4 percent, compared with a 6 percent rate a year ago, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Look no further than your own backyard for investing

Valerie Dugan |

Hartford recently was named one of our nation's “up-and-coming places to live” by a ranking of the 100 most heavily-populated metro areas of the country, according to quality of life,...

The losing race against Tesla

Bruce Redman Becker and Jules Benton Becker |

Nationwide protests have erupted over the way in which corporate money, revolving-door lobbyists, and fake news are undermining our democracy in Washington. But Connecticut residents need not look...

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