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Gov. Malloy: Bond Commission Agenda Supports Nonprofit Collaboration, Efficiency
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the State Bond Commission approved the authorization of nearly $15 million in funding for nonprofit organizations.
Thursday: Gov. Malloy Announces Arts in Education Grant Recipients
On Thursday at noon, Governor Dannel P. Malloy will hold a news conference in New Haven to announce the recipients of the competitive Arts in Education grants, which are part of a multi-agency partnership between the State Department of Education, the Department of Economic and Community Development-Connecticut Office of the Arts, and the Connecticut Arts Council.
Gov. Malloy: New Brownfield Program Focuses on Revitalizing Historically Significant Industrial Structures Around the State
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) is accepting applications for a new round of funding of up to $1.5 million that will be awarded to advance the remediation and redevelopment of historically significant brownfield sites throughout the state.
Gov. Malloy: Eight Schools and School Districts Awarded New Arts in Education Grants
Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined by State Department of Education (SDE) Commissioner Stefan Pryor and Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) Commissioner Catherine Smith, today announced the awardees of a new Arts in Education grant program designed to strengthen arts instruction by facilitating partnerships between schools and artists and arts organizations.
Gov. Malloy Re-Appoints Catherine Smith as Commissioner of the Department of Economic and Community Development
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he intends to re-appoint Catherine Smith as Commissioner of the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) when his second term in office begins on January 7, 2015.
Gov. Malloy: New Voucher Program Will Help Manufacturers Lead in Productivity and Technological Innovation
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced a $3.5 million matching grant voucher program as part of the new Connecticut Manufacturing Innovation Fund (CMIF).
Gov. Malloy: State Will Continue to Support the Growth of Connecticut’s Aerospace Manufacturing Industry
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that AMCO Precision Tool Inc., a leader in the aerospace and commercial parts machining industry, is expanding its manufacturing operations in Berlin to support a $160 million contract over the next 20 years.
Gov. Malloy: DECD Survey Finds Majority of Small Businesses Pleased With EXP Application Process
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today released the results of two customer satisfaction surveys that were conducted to determine the level of satisfaction and experience of small business owners who had applied for financial assistance under the Department of Economic and Community Development’s (DECD) Small Business Express Program (EXP).
Gov. Malloy Announces Two New Early College Programs in Eastern Connecticut
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that two new integrated high school and college programs in Windham and New London will launch in the fall of 2015. Modeled after IBM’s much heralded Pathways in Technology Early College High School programs (P-TECH), the Connecticut Early College Opportunity (CT-ECO) programs are Grade 9-14 experiences that allow students to earn an associate degree in addition to a high school diploma.
Gov. Malloy: UBS Commits to Connecticut Through 2021
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced UBS and the state have amended their partnership agreement, re-affirming UBS’s commitment to the state through 2021.
Gov. Malloy: Praxair Building New World Headquarters in Danbury
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that Praxair, Inc., a global leader in industrial gases and applications, will maintain its world headquarters in Danbury and invest approximately $65 million to build a new 100,000 square-foot corporate facility. The company will retain 535 positions statewide, and is incented to grow up to 120 new jobs over the next five years.
Gov. Malloy: FuelCell Energy Expansion Advances Connecticut's Long-Term Energy Goals
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that Danbury-based FuelCell Energy Inc. will begin a two-phased expansion of its Torrington manufacturing facility. The company expects the project to add up to 325 new jobs over the next four years to its existing Connecticut workforce of 538 employees.
Gov. Malloy: Electric Boat Expansion Will Further Strengthen State’s Reputation as a Leader in the Defense Manufacturing Industry
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that Connecticut-based General Dynamics Electric Boat, the world’s premier designer and builder of nuclear submarines, is expanding its facilities in Groton to meet increased hiring and industry demands.
Gov. Malloy: Connecticut Investment in Bioscience Continues to Pay Dividends
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that a new, state-of-the art genomics research facility is being established in Branford by the renowned Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Mount Sinai, a leader in biomedical research, medical and scientific training and patient care, is expanding into Connecticut and anticipates creating 142 new full time jobs over the next five years.
Gov. Malloy: Middletown Waterfront Redevelopment Project Will Serve as a Catalyst for Culture and Commerce
Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined by Middletown Mayor Dan Drew and other state and local officials, today announced that the state will invest up to $2.6 million to advance the redevelopment of the Middletown Riverfront.