Just months ago, the news this month from Ohio’s State Treasurer might not have caused a ripple in Connecticut. That was before Ideanomics, a global technology company focused on digital asset production and distribution, closed a deal to construct its first “Fintech Village” Center for Technology and Innovation in West Hartford. Ideanomics is pioneering the […]
This statement was read to the American people and the world at 3:15 PM on December 14, 2012 by President of the United States Barack Obama, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House.
This afternoon, I spoke with Governor Malloy and FBI Director Mueller. I offered Governor Malloy my […]
A 103-page report analyzing the economic benefits of the 17 institutions of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) system concluded that $11.1 billion, equivalent to 4.1% of the GSP of Connecticut, is attributable to the institutions. The components contributing to the bottom line conclusion are varied, and not limited to current students or activities […]
Founded in Hartford in 1853, Travelers is one of the nation’s top 100 places to work for 2019 according to a new ranking from the website Glassdoor.com. The Travelers Companies Inc. ranked number 70, the only Connecticut-headquartered company to earn a slot on the list.
The Travelers Companies, Inc. is a leading provider […]
If you’re a woman in business, Hartford is among the best places in the nation to be. That’s according to a new analysis by the website ShareFile, which ranked Hartford as the third best place in the U.S. for businesswomen. Hartford ranked seventh a year ago.
The “Businesswomen Power City Index” was developed by […]
It began as a casual conversation between Kate Farrar, Executive Director of the Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF) and Sharon Cappetta, Director of Development at The Community Foundation for Women and Girls, during the 2016 United State of Women Summit. Now, it is a full-fledged and far-reaching network aimed at providing support and […]
If you were born between 1982 and 2000, and you live in Massachusetts, you’re making more money, on average, then people of your generation living elsewhere in the United States. If you live in Connecticut, there are 15 states where the average salary for millennials is higher.
Based on U.S. Census data analyzed by the […]
by Amber Mata
Nonprofits often tend to be targeted by cyber criminals due to a lack of resources to implement cybersecurity measures. They are just as susceptible to a data breach as for-profit organizations, if not more. However, they often don’t embrace the same level of changes that other organizations are making to implement a […]
The residents of Connecticut are the fifth most generous in the nation, according to a new analysis. The review of charitable giving by the financial website WalletHub, across the nation’s 50 states, found that Connecticut ranked:
3rd – Percentage of Population Who Donated Money 8th – Charities per Capita 18th – Percentage of Donated Income […]
The influence of having a black teacher can significantly impact a black student’s life, and the effect begins early in an education. Having just one black teacher in elementary school not only makes children more like to graduate high school – it also makes them significantly more likely to enroll in college, according to a […]
The burden has shifted and grown during the past decade for students attending Connecticut’s public two- and four-year institutions of higher education.
Between 2008 and 2018, average tuition at public colleges and universities (adjusted for inflation) grew by 38.4 percent in Connecticut, according to a new national analysis by the Center on Budget and Policy […]
An NBC News investigation of the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development has found that more than 1,000 out of HUD’s nearly 28,000 federally subsidized multifamily properties failed their most recent inspection — a failure rate that is more than 30 percent higher than in 2016, according to an analysis of HUD records.
Blockchain is soon to arrive on Connecticut’s college campuses, with new initiatives imminent at Southern Connecticut State University, University of Saint Joseph, and the University of Connecticut’s Stamford campus.
A six-week boot camp for individuals who would like to widen their computer programming skills to include Blockchain – a cutting-edge form of encryption technology – […]
Massachusetts begins the sale of recreational marijuana on Tuesday, in Northampton and Leicester, as Connecticut looks ahead to a new Governor and new legislature, taking office in six weeks, with the addition of recreational sales on the agenda to complement a thriving medical marijuana program.
Thirty-three states and the District of Columbia currently have passed […]