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Lawmakers set aside partisanship to back bioscience industry

KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT MIRROR |

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

Patricia Daddona |

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

MARK PAZNIOKAS | CT MIRROR |

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

Patricia Daddona |

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

Patricia Daddona |

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

Patricia Daddona |

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

Patricia Daddona |

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'

Patricia Daddona |

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

Patricia Daddona |

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

Patricia Daddona | 1

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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