Lawmakers Revise Malloy Plan For Local Transit DevelopmentLegislative leaders, responding to complaints from municipal officials about the taking of property and worries about a loss of local control, have revamped a proposal by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy intended to boost economic development near transportation hubs.
$5 Million To Help Transit DevelopmentConnecticut is giving $5 million to 11 cities, towns and regional planning agencies as a first step to plan downtown development around rail and bus stations, state officials announced Thursday.
State Drafts Development Plan For PortsThe state is drafting an economic development plan for Connecticut's ports.
Malloy Vetoes Two Development BillsGov. Dannel P. Malloy has vetoed two more bills. That's a total of five vetoes so far from this year's legislative session.
Bill Would Protect Municipalities From Recreation LawsuitsA proposal to protect Connecticut cities and towns from lawsuits over injuries on lands owned by municipal authorities has passed a key legislative committee.
Insurance Exec Named New Economic Development Head
Economic Development Commissioner Takes New York JobEconomic Development Commissioner Joan McDonald is leaving her Connecticut position to become New York's top transportation leader.