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The Hartford CourantAn Oregon company that makes Colt AR-15 rifles for Colt's Manufacturing Co. is opening a factory in Breckenridge, Texas, expanding the iconic brand to a state that has aggressively courted Connecticut firearms makers. The company, in Canby, Oregon,...
The Hartford CourantStubHub has pulled off a feat over the past eight years in Connecticut that might have seemed impossible. The nationwide sports and entertainment online ticket marketplace, based in San Francisco and owned by eBay, has grown to 260 people at its East...
The Hartford CourantAt the moment when Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed into law what might be the nation's strictest gun controls, Jonathan Scalise was on the phone with his accountant. It's not that Scalise didn't care what Malloy was up to. On the contrary, the sweeping...
The Hartford CourantEight months ago, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state and local officials hailed an international manufacturing partnership that would fill an old industrial building on State Street in North Haven while adding more than 400 jobs. The $97 million project...
The Hartford CourantFrom coast to coast, politicians and pundits quickly grasped the irony when the shooting tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown landed Connecticut, the home and birthplace of the American firearms industry, at the center of a national...
To appreciate just how badly state and local officials want to lure well-paying jobs to Florida, consider the case of Colt's Manufacturing Co. In 2011, officials promised $1.6 million in incentives to the iconic gun company, as part of a deal to open...
The Hartford CourantThere's good news and bad news for Connecticut in the Pentagon's spending strategy for the next several years, and that reflects what's happening in the state's economy overall. The bad news is that defense spending in the state will decline by about 10...
The Hartford CourantEight days before Adam Lanza used a Bushmaster AR-15 semiautomatic rifle to kill 26 children and women on Dec. 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, state officials offered the manufacturer of the gun a development deal to move its corporate...
As a general rule, transparency in government is a good thing — and that includes public disclosure of how the state's economic development dollars are being spent. That's especially true when governors such as Connecticut's Dannel P. Malloy are...
As Maryland contemplates passing one of the nation's strictest gun laws, at least seven other states have courted its gun manufacturers, offering tax incentives and open arms elsewhere. The governor of Texas, West Virginia's House speaker and an Illinois...
The Hartford Courant— MetLife will consolidate operations and shift jobs to North Carolina, where it will build two new campuses in a move aimed at saving hundreds of millions of dollars by 2016. An undisclosed number of jobs will be slashed in Bloomfield and other...
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