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  • 2/24/2012 Gov. Malloy: Investing in Innovation Will Grow Our Economy

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced a $500,000 state loan to Lumachip Inc., a Waterford company that is a leader in the solid-state lighting industry. Lumachip Inc. will purchase and install state-of-the-art Light Emitting Diode (LED) semi-conductor equipment that will allow the company to expand manufacturing capacity and hire 20 new employees.

  • 2/16/2012 Gov. Malloy: Small Businesses are Crucial to Growing Our Economy

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that five additional small businesses have qualified for grants through the state’s Small Business Express Program (EXP) to expand their businesses and create jobs.

  • 1/23/2012 Today: Gov. Malloy Holds News Conference on State's Long-Term Financial Health, Kicks Off City Canvas Arts Project

    This afternoon, Governor Dannel P. Malloy will hold a news conference on the state’s long-term financial health.

  • 1/18/2012 Gov. Malloy: First Company Funded by Small Business Express Program to Double its Workforce

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the first company to be funded by the state’s new Small Business Express Program (EXP) – South Windsor-based Oxford Performance Materials, LLC – will allow the company to double its workforce by adding 12 positions.

  • 1/5/2012 Gov. Malloy: Jackson Laboratory Plans Approved; Connecticut "Ready to Claim Our Share" of $284B Personalized Medicine Industry

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that a final agreement between the state and Jackson Laboratory (JAX) has been fully negotiated and approved by the relevant boards. To commemorate the event, the Governor hosted a ceremonial bill signing at the UConn Health Center (UCHC), the site where the new billion-dollar, personalized medicine laboratory that will create more than 6,800 permanent jobs will be located.

  • 1/2/2012 Gov. Malloy: Only a Short Time Left to Register for "Reinvent Connecticut" Informational Sessions

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that, while the state’s informational sessions for businesses are drawing to a close, there is still time to register for the last remaining workshops.

  • 12/19/2011 Gov. Malloy on Announcement of November Employment Figures for Connecticut

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today said that the news that Connecticut’s unemployment rate has dropped to the lowest level since June 2009 is “encouraging,” but stressed that “more needs to be done in the mission to reinvent Connecticut and stimulate job growth.”

  • 10/25/2011 Gov. Malloy Announces NBC Sports Group is Fourth "First Five"

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that NBC Sports Group will be the fourth company to take advantage of the “First Five” economic development program. NBCUniversal’s NBC Sports Group will consolidate much of its northeast operations, including its existing Connecticut workforce, at new studios and offices in the former Clairol factory in Stamford. The project, slated to start in September 2012, will create 450 jobs and allow room for the company to grow in the future.

  • 10/6/2011 Gov. Malloy Announces Launch of Startup Connecticut

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today joined with business leaders to announce the launch of Startup Connecticut, a new initiative that will help to reinvent Connecticut by assisting high-growth entrepreneurship throughout the state. Startup Connecticut will be part of a national network of state and regional efforts coordinated by the Startup America Partnership, the national organization working to help young companies grow in order to create jobs in the country. Connecticut becomes the third state in the nation to adopt its own regional initiative.

  • 10/6/2011 Gov. Malloy Announces Launch of Startup Connecticut

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today joined with business leaders to announce the launch of Startup Connecticut, a new initiative that will help to reinvent Connecticut by assisting high-growth entrepreneurship throughout the state. Startup Connecticut will be part of a national network of state and regional efforts coordinated by the Startup America Partnership, the national organization working to help young companies grow in order to create jobs in the country. Connecticut becomes the third state in the nation to adopt its own regional initiative.

  • 9/27/2011 Gov. Malloy Announces $550K Grant from SBA

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the Small Business Administration (SBA) awarded a $546,822 grant to Connecticut to help increase state exports and the number of small businesses that export.

  • 9/13/2011 Gov. Malloy Appoints Members to Reconstituted Clean Energy Authority; Names DECD Commissioner Catherine Smith as Chair

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today said that the Board of Directors of the reconstituted Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority (CEFIA) will soon be working to institute new initiatives that will drive innovation and boost the use of environmentally friendly energy in the state.

  • 8/29/2011 Gov. Malloy Announces Business Assistance Program for Companies Affected by Hurricane Irene

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) Commissioner Catherine Smith today announced a comprehensive business assistance program to help companies negatively impacted by Hurricane Irene.

  • 8/2/2011 Gov. Malloy Announces ESPN is Third "First Five" Project

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced ESPN of Bristol is the next Connecticut company to take advantage of the state’s newest economic development program called “First Five.”

  • 6/30/2011 Gov. Malloy: Work to Streamline State Government Underway

    As the new fiscal year begins Friday, state agency consolidations and mergers proposed in February by Governor Dannel P. Malloy are well underway. The initiative will reduce the number of state agencies by 30% and will streamline government and improve efficiency.