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CT Labor Department: ‘Moderate’ jobs growth has resumed

Connecticut added 4,900 non-farm jobs in March, an indication the state has resumed the moderate growth apparent at the end of 2013 and interrupted by the snows of January, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday. Unemployment was unchanged at 7 percent, ending a seven-month string of monthly decreases. Continue Reading →

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CT Democrats vow to grow more jobs in 2014

With Connecticut’s unemployment rate continuing to lag the nation’s, majority Democrats tried to assure voters Tuesday that job development is their top priority. Leaders from the House and Senate unveiled a jobs and business agenda that includes additional financing for job subsidies, new school-to-job programs, expansion of state ports and business opportunities near college campuses and new protections for businesses facing baseless patent lawsuits. Continue Reading →

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