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Murphy Seeks Change In Trade Bill To Boost Manufacturing

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy says federal trade legislation must include a provision supporting U.S. manufacturing. The Connecticut Democrat has offered an amendment to “fast track” legislation prohibiting federal agencies from waiving […]



OSHA Cites Engine Maker

(Newington, Connecticut) – A Bloomfield-based manufacturing company is being cited by OSHA for alleged safety violations. Aircraft engine manufacturer Beacon Industries’ Newington facility has been cited for 18 violations of workplace safety standards. OSHA says […]


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Moving From Mass., Manufacturer Promises To Increase Workforce

A manufacturing company has promised to increase its workforce by one-third as it moves a Massachusetts division to Connecticut with $2 million in state aid.


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Some Connecticut Manufacturers To Hire, But Needing Qualified Workers

A Connecticut Business and Industry Association survey finds that about 22 percent of manufacturers in the state plan to increase their workforce more than 5-percent next year.


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NH Boy Scout Troop Wants Manufacturing Badge

A Boy Scout troop from New Hampshire is advocating for the creation of a new merit badge in advanced manufacturing.


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Sikorsky Plans New Layoffs In Weeks Ahead

Helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. says it is eliminating 600 jobs, most of them in its home state of Connecticut.


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Members of Congress Announce Guests For State Of The Union

Some members of the Connecticut Congressional delegation have announced their planned guests for Tuesday night’s State of the Union address.


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Malloy, Larson Announce Manufacturing Initiative

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Congressman John Larson are announcing a new manufacturing jobs initiative that will bring together state government, businesses and colleges.


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Esty Continues Small Biz Tour

TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty is continuing her tour of small businesses and manufacturers in Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District. The Democrat was scheduled to make stops at Altek Electronics Inc. in Torrington […]


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Opinion: Auto Manufacturing Is Back In America. Obama Was Right, Romney Was Wrong.

Auto manufacturing is back in America – especially in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania because President Obama made the politically risky decision to bailout the auto industry after bailing out the banks. It was a decision that worked. Obama was right, Romney was wrong. So Romney is now in full lying mode. He is trying to retroactively re-write the wrongs in his writings.