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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...

Analysis: CT tax burden higher, biz climate less favorable than other states

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Connecticut ranks second in the nation for state and local tax burdens as a percentage of state income, according to the latest Tax Foundation "Facts & Figures" report.

Legislator asks for independent analysis of casino expansion


East Windsor officials assured legislators their police force of 26 and community of 11,400 is ready to host a commercial casino jointly run by the state's two federally recognized tribes. A lawyer...

Cromwell's Biological Industries pairs up with Minn. startup

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Cromwell-based Biological Industries USA has signed a distribution agreement with a Rochester, Minn., startup that provides tools to support the development and application of cellular and biological...

Survey: CT businesses more bullish about 2017

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Connecticut businesses are a bit more optimistic about Connecticut's economy, with more companies projecting better conditions this year. They're also bullish about a Donald Trump presidency helping...

VentureClash '17 offers $5M investment challenge

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Connecticut Innovations announced Wednesday that it will put up for grabs $5 million in investment funding this year, as part of its second annual VentureClash competition.

Analysis: CT gets mixed ranking on best states for first-time homebuyers

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Bankrate has ranked Connecticut the 27th best state for first-time homebuyers in a fresh analysis that puts it in the middle of all 50 states.

U.S. News ranks CT 12th 'Best State'

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Connecticut has been ranked the 12th best state in the country based on a U.S. News & World Report analysis, but 38th for its economy.

Analysis: Shifting budget burden to towns creates mixed credit impacts

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S&P Global Ratings said Thursday Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget could negatively affect smaller towns while benefiting the cities.

Survey: CT business owners eyeing retirement unprepared for exit

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Of the 2,500 Connecticut business owners surveyed in a 2016 exit planning study, 60 percent said they plan to retire in the next five years, but most do not have an exit strategy.

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