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.
A Boy Scout troop from New Hampshire is advocating for the creation of a new merit badge in advanced manufacturing.
Helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. says it is eliminating 600 jobs, most of them in its home state of Connecticut.
Some members of the Connecticut Congressional delegation have announced their planned guests for Tuesday night’s State of the Union address.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Congressman John Larson are announcing a new manufacturing jobs initiative that will bring together state government, businesses and colleges.
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 […]
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.
Yes, it’s great that all turned out well for the auto workers, but it is absolutely horrendous to know that the American taxpayers via President Obama’s actions could have been left standing for billions of dollars – and still might.
Mitt Romney and Bain Capital purchased a factory in China that took on the demand from outsourcing from other US companies. So they profited by increasing profits from companies they owned by shipping jobs overseas and they profited from other companies shipping jobs overseas by doing the work that used to be done in cities and towns across America.
Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Rep. Chris Murphy have released a survey of Connecticut manufacturers that shows optimism about the companies’ futures but concerns about health care costs and the slow economy.