Washington – Gov. Dannel Malloy is set to announce that the Department of Economic and Community Development will provide General Dynamics Electric Boat $10 million in assistance to help the submarine maker purchase one of the buildings that housed Pfizer before the pharmaceutical company moved out of properties in the state, a congressional source said.

Electric Boat will provide another $20 million for the purchase of the building, which now sits vacant, the source said.

Malloy plans a press conference at Electric Boat in Groton on Thursday “where he will join the company’s executives and staff to announce a substantial expansion of good paying jobs with good benefits at the iconic Connecticut company,” a statement from the governor’s office said.

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, and other state lawmakers and officials will also attend the event.

Ana has written about politics and policy in Washington, D.C.. for Gannett, Thompson Reuters and UPI. She was a special correspondent for the Miami Herald, and a regular contributor to The New York TImes, Advertising Age and several other publications. She has also worked in broadcast journalism, for CNN and several local NPR stations. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Journalism.

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