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In addition to the Stamford executive, the CERC board voted to add leaders from Eversource, Avangrid Networks, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, and Quinnipiac University.
The state Department of Economic and Community Development and the Connecticut Economic Resource Center are working on a statewide economic development plan "that people can believe in," said CERC President and CEO Peter Denious. "Our aspirations and goals are extremely ambitious.”
According to CBIA/CONNSTEP’s first Connecticut Manufacturing Report, issued at the 2019 Manufacturing Summit, workforce tops manufacturers' concerns, with 60% of poll respondents saying it was their most significant need – and 56% saying it was “difficult” to both find and retain young workers.
Meanwhile, Arthur House, the state’s chief cybersecurity risk officer, has left that position.
“We are focusing on what money is going out and what we are getting in return,” the Greenwich resident says. “Ultimately it’s about the cost to the taxpayer – and I am certainly one of those."
State officials and The Motion Picture Association are questioning the findings of the report, with the latter calling it "fundamentally flawed."
Lehman’s tenure at Goldman Sachs, which coincided with the 2008 subprime mortgage crisis, had been the subject of much debate.
An unnamed airline has expressed interest in bringing commercial service back to Bridgeport-owned Sikorsky, which hasn't offered commercial flights since the mid-1990s.
David Lehman, a managing director at Goldman, will serve both as the state’s new commissioner of the Department of Economic and Community Development and as the governor’s senior economic adviser.
During her eight years in the post, Smith spearheaded a variety of programs to generate economic activity and expand business across Connecticut.
The job site plans to invest $66 million toward its expansion and is exploring real estate options to accommodate the growth.
The latest round of funding will see an investment of up to $4 million for remediation projects, with up to $1 million of that amount reserved specifically for assessment projects.
The inaccuracies include overstating the number of jobs, failing to collect certain required information and reporting estimates that were off by tens of millions of dollars in 2017.
ITV America is among the U.S.' largest independent producers of nonscripted content, while the newly launched Wheelhouse Entertainment creates content and marketing opportunities across multiple platforms.