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Minority-owned manufacturers to benefit from federal grant

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency has provided a five-year, $2 million grant to operate a national MBDA Advanced Manufacturing Center in Connecticut.

Blumenthal, Murphy praise infrastructure bill’s potential for CT, but say it’s...

“This is not good enough to get high-speed, modern rail to Connecticut," U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy said.

Drones taking off in Connecticut with fed support

The global drone market is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 57.5% from 2021 to 2028.

Stung by criticism of job cuts, M&T promises to ‘substantially’ keep...

People's United employees “will receive priority consideration and support for hybrid and remote work," M&T said.

M&T Bank to cut nearly 750 positions from People’s United Bank

M&T said 79% of People's United workers will retain their jobs.

More electric buses, incentives to buy EVs on the way

Connecticut needs approximately 125,000 to 150,000 EVs by 2025 and 500,000 EVs by 2030 to meet its statutorily mandated greenhouse gas reduction target.

Ambitious $10 billion high-speed rail plan announced in CT; would create...

“We need a massive, likely bi-partisan plan" to fully fund the initiative, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said. “And we need the two Joes – Biden and (U.S. Sen.) Manchin (D-West Virginia) -- to get behind it.”

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.

Pols take victory lap for pro-small business efforts at Newtown...

DECD Commissioner David Lehman told the Business Journal that he expected to announce “a couple of big companies” relocating to Fairfield County from Westchester and New York City in the coming few weeks.

U.S. House passes gun-control bills; Blumenthal says GOP will ‘pay a...

“I think there are a lot of Republicans that are thinking about voting for a proposal that will get them on the right side of this issue," said U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy.

The WorkPlace receives $200K EPA grant to train Bridgeport students in...

“Investing in our community by cleaning up contaminated brownfield sites in Southwest Connecticut boosts our economy,” remarked U.S. Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT 4th).

Business leaders, CT politicians condemn Trump and insurrection at Capitol

“The terrorists, traitors and enablers who instigated, aided, and abetted this coup -- including those in Congress -- must be held accountable and never walk these halls of democracy again," said Connecticut Attorney General William Tong.

CT spending $250K on three-month contract with PR firm

McDowell Communications Group will assist the Connecticut Department of Public Health with Covid-related communications, including promoting the new vaccines now being distributed.

Gov. Lamont: No plans for lockdown as CT infection rate tops...

Gov. Ned Lamont said that he currently has no plans to lock down the state again as a result of Covid-19, although cases and...

Eversource under fire as PURA hearings get underway

“This is not a time to just speak out and then go back to business,” Gov. Ned Lamont said. “Let’s not let this crisis go to waste.”