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CT office of SBA, on record-setting lending tear, promises to redouble...

“Our grants and programs will still have a very important part to play in the small business ecosystem in 2022 – and beyond,” says Connecticut SBA District Director Catherine Marx.

Tibi Guzmán: For those with developmental disabilities, transition services key to...

Individuals with developmental disabilities play an important role in building a diverse and qualified workforce. As companies look to bring on new employees, it...

Former Bridgeport official named interim executive director of state’s Social Equity...

Ginne-Rae Clay was Bridgeport's deputy director of the Office of Planning and Economic Development and director of its Office of Housing and Community Development.

Lamont signs workforce development bill to ‘improve equity and outcomes for...

"By upskilling and reskilling our residents, we can prepare them to capitalize on these great jobs to fuel growth in the Connecticut economy now and well into the future," declared the governor.

Changes to Westchester’s Co-Op Disclosure Law could have implications for NYC,...

The measure, already in effect, orders co-op boards to clearly state the minimum financial requirements to potential buyers before they apply to purchase a unit, and to provide a reason for a denial.

CT launches website to keep residents up-to-date on marijuana laws

"This website will be an important resource for people who have questions about the new law or who might be interested in starting a new business in this market," said Gov. Ned Lamont.

Applications being accepted for cannabis-related Social Equity Council

No member of the council can have any management or financial interest in the cultivation, manufacture, sale, transportation, delivery or testing of cannabis in Connecticut.

CT Baby Bonds program, designed to narrow state’s wealth gap, goes...

“Connecticut is ground zero for wealth and income inequality,” said State Treasurer Shawn Wooden, the driving force behind the initiative.

Senate approves latest iteration of pro-marijuana bill; Lamont to sign into...

Following the House's passage of an amended bill, the state Senate will vote upon it for a third time.

CT Senate passes cannabis bill, but Gov. Lamont threatens veto

“This proposal opens the floodgates for tens of thousands of previously ineligible applicants to enter the adult-use cannabis industry," said Lamont Chief of Staff Paul Mounds.

State Treasurer Wooden: CT on ‘right track’ fiscally, but racial inequality...

Generational poverty in Connecticut continues “irrespective of race or ZIP code," Shawn Wooden says.

Lamont signs controversial zoning reform bill aimed at creating more fair...

Christie Stewart, director of Fairfield County’s Center for Housing Opportunity, said the legislation represents “an important step in ensuring that zoning decisions in our communities better reflect and uphold the values of inclusion and equity that so many Fairfield County and Connecticut residents stand behind."

‘Baby bonds’ measure, to aid children born into poverty, awaits Lamont’s...

As of July 1, any child whose birth is covered by HUSKY Health Medicare would receive a $3,200 savings account held by the state.

CT launches independent review of disparities in state contracting

“We must do everything we can to understand the extent to which there is underutilization of women- and minority-owned businesses in state contracting,” Gov. Ned Lamont said.

IBM: 70% of businesses don’t prioritize workplace equity for women

Armonk-based IBM this morning revealed in a new study of global businesses that 70% have not made gender equity a top priority. IBM's study is...