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.

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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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