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Federal Reserve exec: Fairfield County economy due for a rebound –...

While the county’s commercial and residential real estate markets have been sluggish, that could change as Manhattan and Brooklyn prices continue to spiral upwards, said the Federal Reserve Bank's Jason Bram.

Business Council honors 44 companies

The Business Council of Fairfield County honored the companies at a Healthy Workplace Employer Recognition Program.

Up for debate again: Tolls on Connecticut roads

Democrats and Republicans are essentially split on whether bringing tolls back is the best way to address the state's transportation needs.

Business leaders: Uncertainty, unsettled issues cloud 2018 forecast

“We will struggle to grow by zero to 1 percent," forecasts Connecticut Business & Industry Association President and CEOJoe Brennan.

Though ‘not perfect,’ Connecticut budget earns mostly plaudits

Meanwhile, Comptroller Kevin Lembo said that, based on revenue and spending through Sept. 30, the state remained on track to end the current fiscal year with a $93.9 million deficit.

SBA chief Linda McMahon praises small businesses’ good work

“I’m absolutely, thoroughly enjoying what I’m doing, and I hope I’m making a difference," McMahon told the crowd at the Country Club of Darien.

Business and political leaders give Malloy-era largely damning reviews

Some high marks for the outgoing governor's attempts to fix the fiscal mess he inherited ... but actual accomplishments are few, according to observers.

GE leaves ‘a hole in Fairfield’s soul’ — and economy

The April 11 event at Fairfield University was marked by audience cries of "How?" in response to generalities about fixing the economy.

Mixed reviews for proposed reintroduction of tolls to Conn. highways

Transportation revenues will take an increasing hit as gas tax funds continue to dwindle -- but selling tolls to consumers will be a tall order.

Economic optimism for region and nation, Fed Reserve exec tells Stamford...

Absent a solid national economic policy for the present, Joseph Tracy said promises of rolling back regulations and the corporate tax rate are encouraging signs.

Health care panel favors move away from volume- to value-based approach

The Feb. 2 event brought together senior executives from area hospitals and insurance companies, who used to "arm wrestle" over key issues, according to one panelist.

Ciulla elected chair of CBIA

Ciulla is president of Webster Financial Corp. and Webster Bank, and also serves on the board of the Business Council of Fairfield County.

Business travelers grin — or at least bear it — when...

There are plenty of options outside of the county -- but none are particularly convenient.

State increasing efforts at nurturing startups and early-stage businesses

Connecticut Innovations (CI), the state’s venture capital firm, is being expanded to help promote new startups and early-stage businesses in the state.

The futurists in the gray-flannel suits

Global Game Jam showcases and encourages Fairfield County's tech talent, a key component for business growth.