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Analysis claims NY, CT rank low in return on investment for...

New York state taxpayers are not receiving a good return on their investment in the state and Connecticut taxpayers are faring only slightly better, according...

NY economy shrinks 8.2%, CT contracts by 4.6% in first quarter

Connecticut recorded the lowest year-over-year decline among the New England states.

NY and CT among top states with greatest pandemic-induced job losses

Michigan saw the greatest year-over-year proportional decline in workers on payroll and Utah had the lowest.

New unemployment claims slightly down

The U.S. Department of Labor reported this morning that for the week ending June 20, new claims for unemployment benefits dropped by 60,000 from...

Hotel industry forecasts $16.8B loss in state and local tax revenues...

New York and Connecticut’s hotel industry is projected to lose $1.3 billion and $287.1 million, respectively.

Connecticut added 25,800 jobs in May

The leisure and hospitality industry saw the greatest private sector job gains.

New unemployment insurance claims rise by 1.5M again

There were 1,508,000 new claims made for unemployment insurance during the week ending June 13, according to statistics released this morning by the U.S. Department...

Gov. Lamont orders independent probe of nursing homes’ handling of COVID-19

The governor wants the investigation concluded before the autumn.

Connecticut businesses can begin self-certification for Phase 2 reopening

The state also announced camping will open for the summer recreation season beginning July 8.

Driven to run: Limo service owner Ethan Book makes sixth attempt...

Book questioned why the federal government should bail out poorly managed state governments.

Lamont moves Phase 2 reopening to June 17

The governor said he wanted to avoid a clash with the Father's Day weekend.

Connecticut passes 4,000-mark on COVID-19 deaths

Courthouses in Danbury and Stamford are set to reopen June 29.

42.6 million unemployment insurance claims since outbreak hit

What in normal times would be a disastrous report on new unemployment insurance claims actually is an improvement compared with recent weeks as the...

Root Insurance brings homeowners coverage to Connecticut

Connecticut is one of 13 states where the coverage is available.

Gov. Lamont announces COVID-19 relief funds for illegal immigrants

The governor gave schools permission to host in-person graduation ceremonies starting July 6.