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PE fundraising doubles in Q2

As Greenfield Partners readied a new fund, a report found that private equity capital raising more than doubled in the second quarter.

Report: Wage gap widens

Connecticut’s wage gap has grown since the recession and recovery, according to a new study.

From the garage to the cloud

A year after Tropical Storm Irene, many small businesses still lack adequate systems to back up and access information.

Conn. taxes: low, high or what?

A new report by Ernst & Young paints an unusual picture of Connecticut’s state and local business taxes.

Connecticut tax levies seesaw

A new study showed an increase in business tax collections.

GWI to buy rival RailAmerica

Genesee & Wyoming is acquiring RailAmerica for $1.4 billion.

Big growth, middling clout

While women businesses have multiplied in New York, their economic clout is middle-of-pack nationally according to a recent report.

A difficult tax year behind us – but 2012 could be...

Buckle your seat belt for 2012 – a BlumShapiro partner says the tax debate will be a wild ride.

Westchester HSR station under review

After rethinking where to place bookend stations for high-speed rail on either side of Connecticut – including in Westchester County, N.Y. – Amtrak is...

Circumspection on sales taxes

If a complicated sales-tax law is discouraging business investment in Connecticut, you would not know it from, sales-tax collections. A year after imposing a higher...

Study paints positive economic impact of county’s Cultural Alliance

Years after Connecticut consolidated local tourism offices that touted the state’s events and venues, a Fairfield nonprofit is filling part of the void in...

The business community will not be intimidated

The following are excerpts from U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue’s speech May 22 at America’s Small Business Summit in Washington, D.C. “We share...

Taking sales taxes to task

As part of an overarching examination of Connecticut’s business tax structure, sales taxes may be the initial priority in a report due this September,...

Fairfield County traffic: 5th worst

A new study finds Fairfield County has among the five worst traffic jams in the country.

Design-build bill awaits Malloy’s signature

The state will allow agencies to issue consolidated bids covering design and construction.