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  • 12/12/2013 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.

  • 12/11/2013 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.

  • 12/3/2013 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.

  • 11/21/2013 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).

  • 11/14/2013 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.

  • 10/31/2013 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.

  • 10/16/2013 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.

  • 10/16/2013 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.

  • 9/27/2013 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).

  • 9/27/2013 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.

  • 9/25/2013 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.

  • 9/24/2013 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.

  • 9/10/2013 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.

  • 8/12/2013 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.

  • 7/26/2013 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.