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Gov. Malloy: Leading Furniture Retailer to Expand its Headquarters Significantly in Connecticut and Create 125 New Jobs
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the headquarters of Bob's Discount Furniture, a national furniture store chain, will expand in Manchester with a new project that will significantly increase the company's space, retain 326 people, and create 125 new jobs in the next five years.
Gov. Malloy Announces New Round of Funding to Help Remediate and Revitalize Connecticut Brownfields
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) is now accepting applications for its ninth round of competitive grant funding that will be awarded to help remediate and redevelop brownfield sites throughout the state. A total of $6.5 million will be earmarked for remediation projects and $1 million will be reserved for assessment projects.
Gov. Malloy: Small Business Express Program has Supported 1,500 Companies to Expand and Create Jobs
Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined by Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) Commissioner Catherine Smith, today announced that the state's Small Business Express Program (EXP) has reached a new milestone. With an economic toolkit the state did not have prior to the Governor's administration, more than 1,500 Connecticut companies have been supported by the program, helping create and retain over 22,000 jobs.
Gov. Malloy Announces Italian Aerospace Company Expanding and Establishing Presence in Connecticut
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that Pietro Rosa TBM, a leading manufacturer of compressor airfoils for gas turbines and complex structural components, has acquired Farmington-based New England Airfoil Products and, in addition to retaining the company's current workforce, will be creating 100 new positions over the next five years.
Gov. Malloy Announces $8.7 Million for Brownfield Redevelopment in 16 Municipalities
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that 16 municipalities across Connecticut are being awarded $8.7 million in state grants that will help the communities revitalize and remediate specific properties so they can be put back into productive use and attract new development that will benefit each town and city.
Gov. Malloy Announces Funding Under Innovative New Program to Help Clean Up and Reactivate Brownfields in Six Conn. Municipalities
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that six municipalities in the state - East Hartford, Meriden, New Britain, Old Saybrook, Waterbury, and Torrington - are being awarded over $1 million in state grants to develop plans for remediating and developing clusters of brownfield sites.
Gov. Malloy Announces Manufacturing Company Relocating to Connecticut, Adding Hundreds of Jobs in Windsor Locks
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC, the largest mattress manufacturing company in the country, plans to relocate their Massachusetts operations to Windsor Locks, resulting in approximately 200 new or relocated jobs into Connecticut.
Gov. Malloy Announces New Company Relocating to Connecticut, Adding Over 100 Jobs in Stamford
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits, an importer and marketer of high-quality wine and spirit brands from around the world, plans to relocate its headquarters from White Plains, New York to Stamford, Connecticut. The relocation will deliver more than 100 new or relocated jobs moving into the state.
Thursday: Gov. Malloy Announces Arts in Education Grant Recipients
On Thursday at noon, Governor Dannel P. Malloy will hold a news conference in New Haven to announce the recipients of the competitive Arts in Education grants, which are part of a multi-agency partnership between the State Department of Education, the Department of Economic and Community Development-Connecticut Office of the Arts, and the Connecticut Arts Council.
Gov. Malloy Announces Initiative to Help Protect Historic Resources across Connecticut’s Coastline
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced a series of historic preservation initiatives that will strengthen the state's commitment to prepare and respond to disasters and protect historic sites along Connecticut's shoreline.
Gov. Malloy, Conn. Airport Authority & DECD Announce New Aer Lingus Service from Bradley International Airport to Dublin
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and officials from the Connecticut Airport Authority (CAA) today announced the reestablishment of transatlantic service at Bradley International Airport - a years-long effort that Governor Malloy has completed in order to support the economy, boost tourism, and improve travel for our to and from our state.
Gov. Malloy: Connecticut Saw Significant Summer Tourism Growth
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced the results of new, end-of-season tourism data, indicating that Connecticut saw a strong 2015 summer, with indicators showing significant rises in visitation to tourism destinations, as well as a significant increase in spending levels per visitor.
Gov. Malloy: New Brownfield Program Focuses on Revitalizing Historically Significant Industrial Structures Around the State
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) is accepting applications for a new round of funding of up to $1.5 million that will be awarded to advance the remediation and redevelopment of historically significant brownfield sites throughout the state.
Gov. Malloy Announces Financial Services Company MC Credit Partners Relocating to Connecticut
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that MC Credit Partners, LP, an institutional manager of middle market direct lending funds, is relocating from New York City to Stamford, moving 16 employees to Connecticut with plans to create five new positions over the next two years.
Gov. Malloy Announces Available Support to Towns and Cities for Brownfield Redevelopment
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) is accepting applications for $7.5 million in grants that will be awarded to help clean up former industrial sites in communities throughout the state, revitalizing these properties to put them back into productive use. Made available through the Connecticut Brownfield Remediation program, a total of $6.5 million will be earmarked for remediation projects and $1 million will be used for assessment projects.