The Department of Economic and Community Development was cited by state auditors for forgiving or modifying state loans to companies totaling $23.6 million and awarding $16 million in excess assistance through the First Five Plus
First Five Program
Connecticut received a “B” rating in a new report that ranks states based on the transparency of economic development incentives given to businesses to either move into, or remain, in the state. It was the
A whistleblower complaint filed by a former employee with the Department of Economic and Community Development alleges the department is keeping delinquent and unpaid loans on the books through loan modifications and additional loans in
A shorter version of this op-ed appeared in the Hartford Courant on April 28, 2018 My two-year old grandson, Kellan, who lives in Connecticut is in trouble, but doesn't know it yet. I haven't had
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin beat out Connecticut’s Dannel Malloy as the least popular governor in the country, according to Morning Consult’s most recent survey. Fallin’s popularity plummeted, beating out Malloy by three percentage points for
Since 2011, Connecticut has bonded nearly $1.8 billion for economic development, but the effort has produced little effect on the state’s economy. During the seven year period from 2011 through 2017, Connecticut’s gross domestic product
Since it began in 2011 Gov. Dannel Malloy’s controversial First Five program has awarded $381.6 million in grants and tax credits to major Connecticut companies and it has done so with virtually no public oversight.