| Sep 14, 2011
| 6:57 AM
Think Charles Dickens’ The Christmas Carol;
“Marley was dead: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner…You will...
| Dec 9, 2010
At least 1.5 million people will soon receive notices from employers or insurers that their health plans fall short of meeting a key standard in the new health overhaul law -- and by how much.
The Obama administration on Thursday outlined what must be in...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Connecticut wants to attract captive insurance companies, hoping the state's unrivaled labor market of people in the industry will work to its advantage -- along with a tax credit.
In October, the state legislature refined regulations and approved a...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 5:51 PM
TicketNetwork announced Wednesday that the company was pulling out of a high-profile economic development program following a tumultuous three days that began when CEO Donald Vaccaro was arrested early Monday.
"TicketNetwork is regrettably withdrawing...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 1:28 PM
Children folded paper into origami frogs, twisted green and yellow tissue paper into flowers, danced on a nearby stage and donned cowboy hats and tiaras during acting lessons by employees of Hartford Stage.
This is no after-school program or day care....
| Jul 3, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Ideally, the state would use the incentive money in Gov.Dannel P. Malloy's well-intentioned "First Five" program to lure companies from other states to locate and grow in Connecticut. Instead, most of the grants aimed at job creation are going to...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 2:25 PM
When the Brookings Institution came out with a listing of the 200 wealthiest metropolitan areas in the entire freaking world, it seemed shockingly weird to see Hartford at the very top and Bridgeport just below at No. 5.
Whenever Connecticut folks...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Six years ago, lawmakers got really worried about the voracious and ever-growing infestation of business tax credits and exemptions embedded deep in the bowels of Connecticut's tax system. They knew hundreds of millions of dollars in state revenue were...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Downtowns in Providence, Springfield and other New England cities gained traction last year in their assault on office vacancies left over from the recession, as employers cautiously began leasing space in greater numbers.
But downtown Hartford is still...
| Aug 12, 2009
Unless you've been rushed to the hospital in an emergency, the time to start thinking about paying the bill for hospital care comes as soon as your doctor says you need to have a test, procedure or surgery.
"What patients have to pay hospitals is not set...
| Aug 24, 2009
Lashed by liberals and threatened with more government regulation, the insurance industry nevertheless rallied its lobbying and grass-roots resources so successfully in the early stages of the healthcare overhaul deliberations that it is poised to reap...
| Dec 30, 2007
At 13, David Denney's body functions like that of a baby. Severe brain damage halted his motor development at 4 months.
Unable to walk, sit up, speak or even eat by mouth, David is cared for by a licensed vocational nurse who feeds him formula through...