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  • 8/20/2018 Gov. Malloy Announces $61.5 Million to Support Affordable Housing Development in Diverse Communities

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Department of Housing (DOH) Commissioner Evonne M. Klein, and Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) Executive Director Karl Kilduff today announced that the State of Connecticut will award more than $61.5 million in grants and loans to help create, rehabilitate, or expand 24 housing developments in 20 towns and cities across the state. The investments will create or rehabilitate 978 homes.

  • 7/31/2018 Gov. Malloy Appoints Doug Dalena as General Counsel

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he is appointing Doug Dalena to serve as General Counsel in the Office of the Governor. Dalena currently works in the office as Deputy General Counsel. He joined the Office of the Governor in 2015.

  • 7/24/2018 Governor Malloy Announces Jackson Laboratory Exceeds Job Creation Goal in Connecticut, Workforce Anticipated to Nearly Double in the Coming Years.

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that because The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) has exceeded its initial employment goals years ahead of schedule, the state has forgiven $165.9 million in loans used to construct their state-of-the art 185,000 square foot building on the campus of UConn Health.

  • 7/16/2018 Gov. Malloy: KPMG to Add 110 New Jobs in Stamford

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, plans to add 110 jobs over the next five years in a new Stamford office. The company recently signed a long-term lease and plans to renovate space in the former UBS building at 677 Washington Boulevard, which it expects to occupy next spring.

  • 7/10/2018 Gov. Malloy: Connecticut’s Historic Old New-Gate Prison and Copper Mine to Re-Open to the Public on July 14

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that Connecticut’s Old New-Gate Prison and Copper Mine, a national historic landmark and state archaeological preserve, will re-open to the public this Saturday, July 14 after being closed since 2009 for structural repairs.

  • 7/3/2018 Gov. Malloy Announces Seven Stars Cloud Group Establishing Global Headquarters for Technology and Innovation in Connecticut

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that Seven Stars Cloud Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSC) will be establishing its global headquarters for technology and innovation in Connecticut, transforming UConn’s former campus in West Hartford into a thriving center for research, training, and business development. The $283 million project, called Chain Valley, is expected to create 330 jobs over the next five years.

  • 6/21/2018 Gov. Malloy Announces Grants for Six Communities That Will Help Put Blighted Properties Back Into Productive Use

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that six municipalities and organizations in Connecticut, including Ansonia, Naugatuck, New Milford, Thompson, the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments, and the Bridgeport Economic Development Corporation, are being awarded a total of $1 million in state grants that will help the entities in their efforts to remediate and redevelop clusters of blighted properties – also known as “brownfields” – and put them back into productive use.

  • 5/31/2018 Gov. Malloy Announces Magnetic Technologies to Relocate to Connecticut from Massachusetts

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that Magnetic Technologies Ltd., an advanced manufacturer of high-quality, magnetic brakes for the wire and cable industry, is relocating to Putnam, Connecticut, where the company will build its new headquarters. The $5.26 million project will create 40 jobs over the next five years.

  • 5/25/2018 Gov. Malloy Announces Media Companies ITV America and Wheelhouse Entertainment Establishing Operations in Connecticut, Creating Hundreds of New Jobs

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that award-winning entertainment production group ITV America – the largest independent producer of non-scripted entertainment content in the United States – will be relocating a significant portion of its business operations to Stamford. Additionally, newly launched Wheelhouse Entertainment – founded by entrepreneur and media magnate Brent Montgomery – also will be using Stamford as one of its bases of operations. Combined, the two entertainment companies plan to create approximately 450 jobs in Stamford across areas of finance and operations, production, and post-production, and more.

  • 5/24/2018 Gov. Malloy: PricewaterhouseCoopers Plans Significant Connecticut Expansion That Will Create 400 New Jobs

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC), the U.S. firm in one of the largest professional services networks in the world, is planning a major expansion project in Connecticut that will see the creation of up to 400 new jobs in the state over the next five years. The company plans to spend $20 million on the expansion, which includes establishing Stamford as the headquarters for its Insourced Solutions for Tax (IST) division.

  • 5/1/2018 Gov. Malloy Announces Historic Long-Term Partnership with General Dynamics Electric Boat

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced an historic partnership with General Dynamics Electric Boat (EB) that will help the company grow their workforce by nearly 1,900 bringing it to more than 13,000 by 2034, allow for capital investments of greater than $800 million in the state over the next 17 years, and more than double their spending on in-state suppliers, which are located in 102 Connecticut cities and towns. Connecticut’s investment will allow EB to maintain its position as the highest-quality provider of submarines to the U.S. Navy, thus capturing additional overhaul and repair work while continuing the delivery of the Virginia Class Submarines.

  • 4/18/2018 Gov. Malloy Announces Mayborn Group has Relocated its U.S. Headquarters to Connecticut

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that Mayborn Group, a global manufacturer of baby products, has relocated its U.S. headquarters from Norwood, Massachusetts to Stamford, Connecticut. The company currently employs 16 and plans to add an additional 7 workers by 2019.

  • 4/5/2018 Gov. Malloy Announces Sema4 Plans to Relocate its New York Laboratory to Connecticut and Create Over 400 Jobs in the State

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that Sema4, a Mount Sinai venture providing advanced genomic testing, is planning grow its presence in Connecticut by adding 408 new jobs over the next five years. The health information technology company is moving forward with expansions at its two existing locations in the state, including its recently announced headquarters at 333 Ludlow Street in Stamford and its laboratory at 1 Commercial Street in Branford. In addition, the company will soon be relocating laboratory facilities from New York City to a yet-to-be-determined site in Stamford. The move will bring the company’s job presence in Connecticut to at least 553 employees.

  • 3/14/2018 Gov. Malloy Announces Infosys Will Establish a Technology and Innovation Hub and Create 1,000 High-Tech Jobs in Hartford

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology, and next-generation IT services, is planning to establish a technology and innovation hub in Hartford. The $20.6 million project will see the creation of 1,000 good paying, high-tech jobs in the state’s capital city by 2022.

  • 2/26/2018 Gov. Malloy Announces Municipalities Can Begin Applying for Consideration as Opportunity Zones

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the State of Connecticut has begun an application process for towns and cities that are interested in participating in the federal government’s recently established Opportunity Zone program. A new community development program, Opportunity Zones are a creation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 to induce long-term investments in low-income communities.