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CT gained 6,100 jobs in June

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut employers added 6,100 new jobs in June, paced by gains in manufacturing and construction. The unemployment rate eased to 4.4 percent, the state labor authorities say.

Hartford project stimulates FuelCell Energy's growth

Joe Cooper |

Danbury manufacturer FuelCell Energy announced it will add more than 100 new manufacturing jobs at its Torrington facility over the next year due to recent state investments and several new projects...

Former Hartford mayor lands Malloy nomination

Matt Pilon |

Former Hartford Mayor Pedro E. Segarra could be the state’s newest worker’s compensation commissioner.

May’s storm leaves the state with multi-million dollar clean up projects


On the evening of May 15, dozens of children huddled in Hamden’s West Woods Elementary School as the town’s emergency responders wrestled their way through collapsed trees that blocked...

CT joins lawsuit vs. Trump tax breaks

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut has joined a lawsuit aimed at curtailing federal tax cuts that state officials say award “massive handouts” to the nation's wealthiest 1 percent.

CT’s national softball tourney to field $2.1M economic impact

Joe Cooper |

A national girls' softball tournament returning to Connecticut next week is expected to bring more than $2.1 million to the Greater Hartford economy, organizers announced Tuesday.

Trade lobby taps Perras as CEO

Joe Cooper |

A lobby representing home builders, developers and remodelers has named a veteran attorney as its new CEO.

KPMG to create 110 jobs in new Stamford office

Joe Cooper |

Accounting firm KPMG LLP, one of the world's four biggest auditors, is adding 110 jobs to a new Stamford office with the help of a $3 million state loan, the governor announced Monday.

CT must break its ‘steady habits’

R. Michael Goman |

Connecticut is known as the “Land of Steady Habits” for good reason.

What and who will it take to stop CT’s fall?

Chris Powell  |

Prompted by poses struck by candidates for the Republican nomination for governor, the Hartford Business Journal asked its readers recently: “Can Connecticut realistically eliminate the state...

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