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  • 3/30/2012 Gov. Malloy: Three Small Hartford Area Businesses Receive EXP Grants

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that three Hartford area small businesses have qualified for grants through the state’s Small Business Express Program (EXP) to expand their businesses and create jobs. EXP was created as part of the bipartisan jobs bill that was passed during the October Special Session.

  • 3/27/2012 Gov. Malloy: Small Business Program Assists Expansion & Job Growth

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that five more small businesses in Bridgeport, Cheshire, Marlborough, Middletown and Mystic have qualified for grants through the state’s Small Business Express Program (EXP) to expand their businesses and create jobs.

  • 3/23/2012 Gov. Malloy: $16M Awarded to Clean Up Brownfields

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) has awarded more than $16 million in loans and grants for several brownfield projects throughout the state.

  • 3/9/2012 Gov. Malloy: Access to Capital Allows Small Businesses to Think Big

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that four additional small businesses have qualified for grants through the state’s Small Business Express Program (EXP) to expand their businesses and create jobs. EXP was created as a part of the bi-partisan jobs bill that was passed during the October Special Session.

  • 2/27/2012 Gov. Malloy: Revitalizing Housing for a Stronger Economy

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced the state is making $25 million available to build or renovate 250 units of affordable rental housing.

  • 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.