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Michael Gordon is the founder and CEO of New York City-based public relations firm Group Gordon, which also has offices in Philadelphia and Chicago.
“With partnerships at every level of government and in the private sector, we’re promoting a state where residents will want to live, work, and raise a family,” says Department of Housing Commissioner Evonne M. Klein.
Ojakian spurns criticism and demands for his resignation. I’m a lot tougher than I look, he says. ”I don’t have a lot of tolerance for people criticizing from the sidelines.”
"This fight continues, and something of this magnitude typically takes time to become law," said Mayor Joe Ganim at press conference. A coalition of elected officials and business leaders gathered in Bridgeport to reaffirm their support of MGM Resorts International’s waterfront hotel & casino plan.
Questions about traffic, increasing casino competition from neighboring states, and the wisdom or breaking the state compact with the tribes operating Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods remain, say several observers.
Arts and cultural production accounts for over $9 billion in value added to the Connecticut economy, and supports over 57,000 jobs. All told, 15 Connecticut organizations received over $1 million from the NEA.
Henkel, Diageo, Daymon, and People's United bank were also cited as among the nation's best employers. Forbes partnered with market research company Statista, who surveyed 30,000 people, asking respondents to rate how likely they'd be to recommend their employer to others.
Connecticut Renaissance is a non-profit multi-service agency that has been providing mental health, substance abuse and community release services since 1967.
Now in its third year, Impact Fairfield County has awarded a total of $560,000 to date.
As part of the agreement, the company will more than double its spending on in-state suppliers, many of which are in Fairfield County.
The colleges face a cumulative deficit of $144 million by fiscal year 2021, according to Connecticut State Colleges and Universities President Mark Ojakian.
Within the county, Stamford Hospital led with nearly $36.3 million in revenues.