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Three Development Proposals At Former Cortlandt Quarry

Three businesses are proposing development plans for the quarry and the master plan may be crafted in such a way as to make it possible for all three or even additional developers to build and coexist.

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.

How strong is CT’s economy? It depends upon whom you ask

"It’s important to assess and measure the state’s economic strength by reviewing its progress over the long-term," insists Connecticut Treasurer Shawn Wooden.

U.S. retail and food sales grow 9.8% in March

Total sales for 2021 up to and including March were up 14.3% from the same period last year, with retail up 26.9% and food sales up 36% from last year.

CT’s rate of personal income growth ranked 48th in the nation

The coronavirus effect will be a factor in the Commerce Department’s next report, due in June. As of now, Connecticut has gained back 83% of jobs lost in the Great Recession; as of Monday, nearly 100,000 unemployment claims have been submitted as businesses continue to shut down.

New York sues Commerce Dept. over fluke fishing quota

Gov. Andrew Cuomo claims the state's fishing industry has been "held back by outdated federal restrictions for decades."

Norwalk’s Steven Winter Associates receives nearly $98K from U.S. Commerce Dept.

SWA is the only Connecticut representative out of 21 companies awarded a total of over $4 million.

Connecticut unemployment edges upward, job numbers decline in April

Connecticut has added 5,500 jobs since April 2016, the slowest year-over-year growth of the New England states.

CT economy grew by 1 percent in 2016

The state's $266.6 billion economy in the fourth quarter was the second largest in New England.

Retail sales up in December

Consumers spent more in in the holiday shopping season than expected, according to a U.S. Department of Commerce report.