Murphy Seeks Change In Trade Bill To Boost Manufacturing
OSHA Cites Engine Maker
Moving From Mass., Manufacturer Promises To Increase WorkforceA 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.
Some Connecticut Manufacturers To Hire, But Needing Qualified WorkersA 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.
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.
Sikorsky Plans New Layoffs In Weeks AheadHelicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. says it is eliminating 600 jobs, most of them in its home state of Connecticut.
Members of Congress Announce Guests For State Of The UnionSome members of the Connecticut Congressional delegation have announced their planned guests for Tuesday night's State of the Union address.
Malloy, Larson Announce Manufacturing InitiativeGov. Dannel P. Malloy and Congressman John Larson are announcing a new manufacturing jobs initiative that will bring together state government, businesses and colleges.
Esty Continues Small Biz Tour
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.
Opinion: The Auto Bailout Wasn’t A Safe Financial Deal For AmericaYes, 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.
Opinion: Romney Talks Tough On China But Romney And Bain Bought Chinese FactoryMitt 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.