WASHINGTON – Connecticut’s largest defense contractors are stepping up political donations to key lawmakers as competition increases for shrinking defense dollars.
Washington – Sikorsky’s plans to build new helicopters for the Air Force were kept alive as President Obama’s unveiled his new budget Tuesday. Pratt & Whitney was nicked and Electric Boat remains unscathed.
United Technologies Corp. would launch a major $500 million investment in its research, training and corporate facilities later this year in exchange for $400 million in tax relief over the next two decades under a deal Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Wednesday.
Washington – The massive omnibus spending bill creates winners and losers – and at first blush it seems that Connecticut is chiefly in the winner’s column.