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Gov. Malloy: Economic, Scientific Collaboration With Israel Will Strengthen Conneticut's Global Competitiveness
Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced today at the MetroHartford Alliance's "Rising Star Breakfast" that the state Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) and the Israel Tech Transfer Organization (ITTN) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the first step in laying the foundation for better and more productive economic and research collaborations between Connecticut and Israeli businesses, research institutions and universities.
Gov. Malloy Tours Growing Nutrigenomics Startup in Hartford
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today toured the Hartford headquarters of ThinkitDrinkit, a recipient of state assistance through the Small Business Express Program (EXP) and the Subsidized Training and Employment Program (STEP UP) which have helped the startup company grow steadily over the last year and hire more than 20 new employees.
Gov. Malloy Tours East Hartford Lettuce Farm Recovering and Growing With Help From PLANT Grant
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today toured Connecticut Hydroponic Farm in East Hartford, which received a Production Loss Assistance Needed Today (PLANT) grant of over $79,000 to help recover from damage incurred as a result of February’s severe snowstorm.
Gov. Malloy: HomeServe USA to Expand and Create 130 Jobs in Norwalk
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that HomeServe USA Corp. is relocating its corporate headquarters to Norwalk.
Gov. Malloy Issues Executive Order to Increase Transparency on Economic Development Incentives
Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined by State Comptroller Kevin Lembo and Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) Commissioner Catherine Smith, today signed Executive Order (EO) No. 38 to make information regarding certain economic assistance and tax credits used to recruit or retain businesses more accessible to Connecticut residents.
Gov. Malloy: CareCentrix Growing Presence in Connecticut With New Stamford Office
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that CareCentrix is expanding its Connecticut operations with a new office in Stamford after finalizing a lease agreement on Wednesday. In June 2012, CareCentrix became the fifth company to participate in Governor Malloy’s “First Five” program, a job creation initiative administered by the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD).
Gov. Malloy: PLANT Grants Already Helping Connecticut Farms Recover and Rebuild
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the state’s Production Loss Assistance Needed Today (PLANT) grant program is already helping Connecticut farm families recover from this year’s earlier storms and flooding that damaged crops, buildings and equipment.
Gov. Malloy: $4.9 Million in Emergency Assistance Will Help Weather-Damaged Small Farms Recover
Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced today that the state Department of Agriculture (DoAg), in cooperation with the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD), has approved 239 awards totaling $4,922,280 in emergency assistance for Connecticut farms through the Production Loss Assistance Needed Today (PLANT) grant program.
Gov. Malloy Tours Small Business in Bridgeport
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today toured Byrne Woodworking, a manufacturer of high-end custom cabinetry and millwork, one year after the company received a Small Business Express (EXP) Grant. The business, at 170 Herbert St., Bridgeport, was able to hire three full-time cabinetmakers, retain seven jobs, and break ground on a 1,800-square-foot expansion.
Gov. Malloy: Navigators Opens New Headquarters in Stamford
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today joined leaders from The Navigators Group, Inc. and state and local officials to celebrate the opening of The Navigators Group, Inc.’s new headquarters at 400 Atlantic Street in Stamford.
Gov. Malloy: Small Businesses Can Apply Online for Storm Sandy Disaster Relief
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced small business owners impacted by Storm Sandy can now apply for federal relief funds online at the state’s CT Recovers website (ctrecovers.ct.gov).
Gov. Malloy: State To Support Cutting-Edge Biotech Startup
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced $4.25 million in state support for Arvinas Inc., a New Haven-based biotechnology startup that is developing a new class of drugs to combat cancer and other diseases. Located in the city’s Science Park, Arvinas is founded on research licensed from Yale University and is in the process of hiring its first 25 employees.
Gov. Malloy: Kayak to Expand and Create 50 Jobs in Stamford
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced the state will provide KAYAK Software Corporation with a $2.5 million loan to help the company renovate a building in Stamford to serve as the company’s headquarters.
Gov. Malloy: State to Support Expansion of Wallingford Manufacturer
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced the state will provide BYK USA Inc. with $6 million to help the international additives company expand its Wallingford facility and add 37 employees within three years.
Gov. Malloy: Project Will Transform Vacant, but Historic, Factory Building into Affordable, Safe Housing in New Haven
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today joined state Department of Housing (DOH) commissioner Evonne M. Klein, executives from Forest City Residential Development, New Haven Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. and other state and local officials to break ground on the construction of The Winchester Lofts, part of a two-phase $59.26 million project to turn the long-vacant, former Winchester Repeating Arms Co. factory into a mixed-use property with office space and housing units.