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Himes, No Labels to unveil legislation package

A coalition of about 80 members of Congress will unveil a package of nine bills aimed at making government more efficient and bringing together Democrats and Republicans.

Economists call for corporate tax reform

A group of 20 economists and academics recently sent a letter to U.S. Congress members calling for a budget-neutral corporate tax reform by lowering the current rate and closing existing loopholes.

State budget braces for sequester

Unless U.S. Congress members take further action, Connecticut officials are bracing for roughly $58.7 million in lost federal funding for the 2013 fiscal year.

Manufacturers wait as sequester looms

Connecticut’s roughly 36,000 employees in the defense industry are anxiously waiting for Washington’s decisions on how it will deal with the March 1 sequestration deadline.

Bank of England, lenders try out ‘correspondent’ model

Bank of England and other lenders are experimenting anew with the “correspondent” business model.

After recovery, reconstruction

A fuller picture emerged on Tuesday, Oct. 30 of the damage to homes and businesses in Fairfield County.

Start the clock

With the primaries complete, Connecticut voters will weigh candidates and the looming fiscal cliff facing the nation.

Startup 2.0

As entrepreneurs and financiers thumb through new opportunities under the federal JOBS Act – and as Congress introduced a new bill dubbed Startup Act...

Anchors away for Guardbot

The ducted-fan, tilt-rotor helicopters of “Avatar” fame have yet to find their way into the U.S. military, perhaps to the chagrin of sci-fi fans...

Obama v. … Obsitnik?

Steve Obsitnik and Linda McMahon will take their best shot at Obama’s policies – most pointedly on the economy.

Obsitnik in for Fourth District race

The Connecticut Republican Party chose Steve Obsitnik to square off against U.S. Rep. Jim Himes this fall.

Union promises Harbor Point action

A construction union is readying a picket campaign against the developer of Stamford’s Harbor Point district.

Dalio: out of the shadows

Ray Dalio’s inclusion on Time’s list of the 100 most influential marks a milestone for the hedge fund industry in Fairfield County.

For bank boards, ‘Red Flags’ a must-read

As community banks feel their way through the new rules of Dodd-Frank, directors keep “Red Flags” on their reading list.

JOBS Act schism

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and U.S. Rep. Jim Himes are on opposite sides on the merits of the JOBS Act.