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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.
Gov. Malloy: Economic Development Critical at Waterbury-Oxford Airport
Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined by Connecticut Airport Authority Chair Mary Ellen Jones and Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) Commissioner Catherine Smith, today announced that the 11-member Connecticut Airport Authority (CAA) Board of Directors has unanimously voted to create an economic development incentive zone at Waterbury-Oxford Airport, Connecticut's busiest general aviation airport.
Gov. Malloy: FSC CT, Inc. Relocated Financial Firm to Greenwich
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced $5 million in loans and grants to FSC CT, Inc. to relocate Fifth Street’s operations to Greenwich. The company, through its Fifth Street affiliates, will bring approximately 50 jobs from its present location in White Plains, New York, and plans to add at least 46 more jobs as it grows over the coming decade.
Gov. Malloy: Investment in High Technology Power Company Will Retain 1,082 Jobs, Create Construction and Supplier Jobs
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced $3.5 million in loans and grants to Alstom to support the company's $25 million dollar modernization project at its headquarters in Windsor.
Gov. Malloy: Flanagan Industries Expanding in Glastonbury
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced a $2.5 million loan to assist Flanagan Brothers, Inc. (doing business as Flanagan Industries), a second-generation jet engine and ground turbine component manufacturer in Glastonbury.
Gov. Malloy: Minority-Owned Businesses Have a Large Role in State's Economic Resurgence
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced the state will provide $2 million to support minority contractors through the Hartford Economic Development Corporation (HEDCo).
Gov. Malloy: Norwalk's Akademos Will Expand, Create Jobs
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced $400,000 in grants and loans to Norwalk-based Akademos, Inc. The funding, through the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD), will help the online book seller expand its operations and hire seven additional employees.
Gov. Malloy: Improving Connecticut’s Export Environment Will Strengthen Economy, Make State Globally Competitive
Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined by U.S. Commerce Department Acting Director of International Trade Ken Hyatt, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) Commissioner Catherine Smith, state and local officials, and representatives of the Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA) today celebrated the passage of Public Act 13-56 – An Act Concerning Encouraging the Exportation of State Products and Services Through the Small Business Express Program.