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Poll: Manufacturers Worried About Economy, Healthcare Costs

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.

08/29/2012

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Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.

08/14/2012

A closed factory in a working class neighborhood (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: You Weren’t Fired You Were Outsourced

Mitt Romney’s contortions to differentiate offshoring from outsourcing don’t matter to those who lost their jobs because of it.

06/27/2012

Unilever  from their release

Unilever Announces Clinton Plant Closure

In another blow to manufacturing in Connecticut, Unilever has announced it will be closing it’s plant in Clinton.

07/14/2011

Study Debunks Claim of High State Manufacturing Costs

By STEPHEN SINGER,  AP Business Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut, long criticized as a costly place for manufacturers to do business, is not that expensive after all, according to a new University of Connecticut […]

09/08/2010

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