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CT Gov. Ned Lamont: ‘Fix this damn budget, once and for...

"No more funny math or budgetary gamesmanship,” the new governor told the legislature. “Don’t tell me some consultant says there are $1 billion in easy spending cuts -- show me the money or I will show you the door.”

Tweed New Haven Airport’s Larson to lead Office of Higher Education

Tim Larson would be leaving the airport at a time when a new focus is shining on Connecticut’s shoreline airports.

Shelton’s Tickey tapped as Bysiewicz’s economic and community development adviser

The onetime campaign manager for Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro will remain on Shelton's Planning & Zoning Commission.

Lamont names former Metro-North president as next DOT commissioner

Giulietti ran Metro-North from February 2014 until his retirement in August 2017.

Lamont advisory panel recommends tolls for all vehicles using CT highways

“These ideas look like Dan Malloy 2.0 and then some,” remarked Senate Republican President Pro Tempore Len Fasano, a fierce opponent of tolls.

Katharine Wade resigns as Insurance Department commissioner

Wade’s announcement arrives just three weeks before Gov.-elect Ned Lamont is inaugurated on Jan. 9. Lamont has not said who he has in mind for the CID commissioner job.

Suite Talk: Dan Onofrio, president and CEO of the Bridgeport Regional...

"We need a shot in the arm and MGM is more than a shot in the arm," said the BRBC's Dan Onofrio about the proposed casino resort complex in Bridgeport.

CT health care industry sees reasons for optimism, says WCHN chief

“I do wish that society and our citizenry would recognize that for insurance to really work, all of us have to distribute the risk over a large population that includes healthy people, so that everyone can be covered," says Dr. John Murphy.

FuelCell Energy seeking to up its bottom line, public profile

Not only has the Danbury company been involved with a number of notable deals of late, but one of it senior executives has been named to Gov.-elect Ned Lamont's transition team.

Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund has less than half its target goal

“It’s not like there’s absolutely no money in the Trust Fund,” says Eric Gjede of the Connecticut Business and Industry Association; however, he added, “It’s nowhere close to where we’d like it to be.”

Lamont names Bridgewater executive as chief of staff

Prior to joining Bridgewater in 2010, Drajewicz was deputy chief of staff for former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd.

Lamont: Bush belongs among top 10 presidents

Lamont also praised Bush for seeking out "a 1990s version of the grand bargain, a mix of tax increases and spending cuts."

Fiscal Stability Commission delivers ‘Report 2.0’ to fix CT economy

Among the new recommendations: lowering the state’s deficit by at least $1 billion and installing electronic tolls on major highways.

Elections over, business leaders express optimism about climate ahead

Ned Lamont "understands the need for economic growth, and the huge burden he’s facing,” says Joseph Brennan, president and CEO of the Connecticut Business and Industry Association. “He’s going to need help.”

DOT report: Connecticut can gain $1B annually with tolls

The report said a tolling system would cost $372 million, with $210 million for infrastructure and $162 million for a fiber communications system.