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Lamont interviews two finalists for UConn president

Mark Pazniokas | CT Mirror |

The governor's office confirmed the interviews and the meeting Thursday with Kruger.

New governor and legislature, same Tesla bill

Matt Pilon |

Legislation seeking to allow electric-vehicle manufacturers like Tesla to sell their cars directly to consumers is now before the legislature for a fifth straight year.

UConn athletics runs up $40M deficit

Joe Cooper |

UConn's athletic department spent more than $40 million than it earned in 2018, according to the school.

Amid gov. shutdown, CT to provide interest-free loans to fed. workers

Joe Cooper |

Day 28 of the ongoing partial government shutdown, the longest in the country's history, brought a glimmer of hope for federal employees in Connecticut working without pay.

First bill legalizing CT tolls filed in legislature

Keith Phaneuf | CT Mirror |

The 2019 debate over tolls began this week with a legislator from Connecticut’s southwestern corner — home to some of the state’s most congested highways and rail lines.

Tesla is slashing its workforce by 7% to make a cheaper Model 3

CNN BUSINESS |

Tesla has announced plans to reduce its full-time workforce by 7% as it works to increase Model 3 production and cut prices.

Retirement authority slated to vote on leadership hire

Matt Pilon |

After a year-long search, a fledgling state entity in charge of offering IRA retirement savings accounts to private-sector workers in Connecticut is set to approve the hire of its first executive...

CSCU suspends tuition payments for federal workers during gov. shutdown

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's public college and university system has granted a temporary tuition reprieve for students impacted by the federal government's ongoing partial shutdown.

Fears of housing downturn may have been overblown

CNN BUSINESS |

The housing market is flashing signs of a bounce back in 2019.

Lamont: Clean energy and economic dev. policies can co-exist

Matt Pilon |

Gov. Ned Lamont told the state's League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) on Thursday that he doesn't view their clean energy and environmental policy hopes, a number of which he supports, to be...

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