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Local Government Jobs Decline In August; Unemployment Holds At 6.6%

Connecticut lost jobs last month for the first time in six months, according to new numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

09/18/2014

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UConn’s Economic Impact On State Put At $3.4 Billion

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is rebuffing Republican Tom Foley’s criticism of a new report that highlights UConn’s $3,4 biollion economic impact on the state.

09/17/2014

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Report: Income Inequality Cuts Conn. Tax Revenue

Tax revenue in Connecticut is more volatile than in most other states as capital gains and stock trades for the rich gyrate while wages earned by everyone else have barely increased.

09/15/2014

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Foxwoods Reviews Options For Dealing With Billion-Dollar Debt

The tribe that runs the country’s largest resort casino is showing new signs of strain under the weight of its billion-dollar debt, saying it has had to review its options with senior lenders as a slump continues to batter the Foxwoods Resort Casino.

08/23/2014

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Slowing Job Growth Seen In Conn. This Year And ’15

State economists say job growth will slow in Connecticut this year and in 2015.

06/02/2014

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CDC: US Births Up For First Time In 5 Years, Improved Economy Cited

The baby recession may be at an end: After a five-year span in which the number of children born in the United States dropped each year, 2013 saw a minute increase.

05/29/2014

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Parsing Connecticut’s Economy

Connecticut businesses are gathering today to review the state of the economy in Connecticut.

05/09/2014

File photo of Gov. Dannel Malloy signing landmark gun control legislation on April 4, 2013. (Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Burn The Midnight Oil

Lawmakers worked late into the night to close out the legislative session before the midnight deadline.

05/07/2014

A billboard sums up the 2005 search for Jennifer Wilbanks, who fled Georgia before her wedding day. (Getty Images)

Wedding Insurance Expands As Nuptials Get Pricier

Plans cover everything from extreme weather to cold feet.

01/21/2014

Robert Argo says it's too difficult in this economy to find a job without a diploma...so he finished his high school education nearly 15 years after leaving school to join the Navy Reserves.

Vietnam Vet Finally Receives High School Diploma

65-year-old Robert Argo dropped out of school in 1965 to join the Navy Reserves.

12/28/2013

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