File photo of a semi-automatic weapon. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Colt Shuts Down Plant, Sends Workers To State Capitol

The president of one of the nation’s oldest gun manufacturers says he’s concerned Connecticut lawmakers are just trying to pacify Connecticut’s gun companies by listening to their concerns about proposed gun control legislation.


(Courtesy Colt Manufacturing)

UAW Approves Contract With Colt

Members of the United Auto Workers Union, local 376, have ratified a new two-year-agreement with Colt Manufacturing.


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Army Looks For New Combat Rifle

After buying more than 700,000 Colt M4 carbines, the Defense Department has started a search for the rifle’s successor, giving competitors of West Hartford-based Colt the long-awaited chance to break the company’s grip on the market.


Colt revolver (Courtesy Colt Firearms website)

Arizona Legislature Names Connecticut-Made Colt “Official Firearm”

Arizona lawmakers have approved a bill to recognize a Colt revolver as the state’s official firearm.