As Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s transportation enhancement plan advances, the union the state’s transportation engineers offered new evidence this week that its members can do the job more cost-effectively than the private sector could.
UConn officials say ‘Next Gen CT’ off to a fast start
Despite receiving their initial funding for a major science and technology initiative just one month ago, University of Connecticut officials told legislators Tuesday they have hit the ground running on their ambitious 10-year, $1.5 billion expansion program called Next Generation Connecticut.
Senate gives final approval to UTC expansion bill
The Senate overwhelmingly granted final approval Thursday to a landmark deal that authorizes $400 million in tax breaks to United Technologies Corp. to trigger a major expansion designed to preserve Connecticut’s aerospace and engineering base.
House OKs $400M tax break for UTC expansion
Connecticut moved one step closer Thursday toward providing up to $400 million in tax breaks to United Technologies Corp. to trigger a major UTC investment in its research, training and corporate facilities.
UTC expansion plan backed
The Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee unanimously backed the governor’s proposed aid plan to UTC – designed to trigger a major corporate expansion in Connecticut.
Support builds for UTC deal, but questions linger
Leaders of two crucial state legislative panels offered strong endorsements Monday for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to provide up to $400 million in tax relief for United Technologies in exchange for its major investment in its Connecticut aerospace industries.
U.S. Education Secretary heading to Hartford
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will be in Hartford on Tuesday at a Hartford Public School to talk about higher education. Duncan will be joined for the afternoon event by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his education commissioner and U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy and Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra.