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CT Hospitals Launch TV Ad To Protest New Tax Proposal

By: Keith M. Pahneuf, ctmirror.com Connecticut’s hospital industry launched a new television ad Thursday to protest Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to end nonprofit hospitals’ exemption from local property taxation. The…

Technology

CT’s Magnificent Seven, Make Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500

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WILTON: Deloitte released its 2016 Technology Fast 500 rankings of the fastest-growing tech companies in North America. Seven Connecticut companies…

New IT Man in Fairfield

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FAIRFIELD: David Kelley was appointed the town’s Information Technology Director. Kelley held the same position previously at the University of…

The “Fix” Is In, In Bridgeport: SeeClickFix

BRIDGEPORT: Mayor Joe Ganim launched Bridgeport 311, utilizing New Haven’s SeeClickFix website and apps. SeeClickFix located at 770 Chapel Street,…

Tech Flocks To Providence

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PROVIDENCE: GE, Virgin Pulse and Johnson and Johnson are all the latest tech catches for Rhode Island. State incentives are at play as well as a new…

Recruiter.com Partnering Up For New Services

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FARMINGTON: Recruiter.com, an online global recruiting service and job market technology platform, launched a travel service and loyalty program in…

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CT Hospitals Launch TV Ad To Protest New Tax Proposal

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By: Keith M. Pahneuf, ctmirror.com Connecticut’s hospital industry launched a new television ad Thursday to protest Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal…

What You See – Depends On What You’re Looking At

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By Keith Phaneuf, CTmirror.com Study Finds Connecticut A Fine Place To Do Business Economist Klepper-Smith: “Some positives that are undeniable.”…

Connecticut Government Web Upgraded

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Who’s Your Data? HARTFORD: New search capabilities of the state’s business formation database have been made available through a partnership with the…

Health

CT Hospitals Launch TV Ad To Protest New Tax Proposal

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By: Keith M. Pahneuf, ctmirror.com Connecticut’s hospital industry launched a new television ad Thursday to protest Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal…

Hospitals Worry Medicaid, Obamacare Changes Could Bring Pain

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By, Arielle Levin Becker [This is a significantly edited version, the complete article can be found at ctmirror.com] With the potential for major…

Hospital Lights Up Cannabis Research

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HARTFORD: St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center’s medical marijuana research program has been approved by the state. The hospital say’s its…

Connecticut On Santa’s Good List For Once

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Connecticut companies may want to move down South to save on electricity and wage costs, but according to the 2016 report by the United Health…

To Err is Human, Unless It Is Happening to You

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State Measure Errors In Connecticut Hospitals HARTFORD: Good news from the Connecticut Department of Public Health, errors or what they call “adverse…

ConnectiCare and CliniSanitas Partner for Retail Locations

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FARMINGTON: Just a month after threatening to pull out of Access CT, Connecticut’s Health Care Exchange. ConnectiCare revealed a new and for a health…

TB or Not TB

Hartford: Cases of Tuberculosis have decreasing in the nation and Connecticut since 1990,with the low hitting in 2013. Things have stated to change…

Breathing Easier With Electric Vehicles

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HARTFORD: Connecticut is providing an additional $2.7 million in new funding to continue the consumer rebate program launched last year to promote…

Grant Received For Valley Families

ANSONIA: BHCare received two-year grants from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven for $75,000 and the Valley Community Foundation also for…
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    Banking Is A Numbers Game Or Is It?

    Banking On New Haven First in a Two Part Series On The Personal Side of Banking In Greater New Haven By Mitchell Young From Connecticut’s small businesses to its corporate titans, no business grows without a strong financial base. Whether our market is across the globe or around the corner, those that have the right financial partners have a leg up on the rest of us. New online finance solutions and credit algorithms are getting a lot of buzz, but according to some bankers, at least, shoe leather and a handshakes still rule the day. We talked to eight New Haven County bankers and asked them to participate in our little “baseball card” round…

NON-PROFITS

United Health Foundation Grants $2.35 Million to Hartford…

HARTFORD: United Health Foundation announced $2.35 million in grants to The Governor’s Prevention Partnership and to The Village for Families & Children to help the agencies “increase local education, outreach and engagement among Hartford teens and their families.” The grants will fund separate, three-year initiatives with each partner. “Addiction is a disease, and together we can treat and prevent it. These programs will help further…

New President at Connecticut Council for Philanthropy

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PRESS RELEASE HARTFORD, CT -- Following a national search, the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) announces that Karla Fortunato will be its new president, effective May 1. Fortunato comes to CCP after 13 years at the Health and Environmental Funders Network (HEFN), a national alliance of 60 philanthropic organizations based in Rockville, MD. As director of HEFN, she has managed its programming, outreach, and…

Comcast Sends A Wire Transfer

BERLIN: The Comcast Foundation has awarded nearly $740,000 in grants to 23 nonprofit organizations in New England in 2016. According to the foundation it focuses on “expanding digital literacy, promoting service, and building tomorrow’s leaders.” The Comcast Foundation was founded by Comcast Corporation in 1999. In Connecticut the following groups received grants, totaling $134,000. ARC New London County, Norwich - $10,000 Boys & Girls Club of…

Albertus Magnus College has named Lorrie Greenhouse Gardella vice president for professional and graduate studies, a new senior-level position reporting directly to President Julia M. McNamara. During an academic career spanning 26 years at the University of St. Joseph in West Hartford, Gardella held increasingly responsible teaching and leadership positions, most recently as Professor of Social Work, associate dean in the School of Graduate and Professional Studies, and director of the University’s Program for Adult Learners. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Smith College, JD from the UConn School of Law and a master’s in social work also from UConn.

WTNH-TV has promoted Al Carl from managing editor to news director. Carl has led newsrooms in Savannah, Ga., Huntsville, Ala. and Omaha, Neb. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Journalism School.

 Owen P. Eagan of West Hartford has been named chairman of the Freedom of Information Commission (FOIC), the state body responsible for administering and enforcing the provisions of the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act, which ensures citizen access to the records and meetings of public agencies. Eagan was first appointed to the commission in 2009, and then reappointed.  He is a partner with Eagan, Donohue, Van Dyke & Falsey, LLP, where he conducts the general practice of law, concentrating on state and federal civil and criminal litigation. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University and earned his JD from Georgetown University Law Center.

Beirne Wealth Consulting has named Dana McLaughlin, CFP, a senior wealth advisor to the Milford firm’s high-net-worth clients. Previously she was a financial advisor for A.G. Edwards Inc., which was acquired by Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC in 2007.

Terence J. Brunau of Milford has joined the New Haven office of Murtha, Cullina as  an associate in the law firm’s Litigation Department. Previously Brunau clerked for judge Michael R. Sheldon of the Connecticut Appellate Court. Brunau earned his BA from the University of Connecticut and his JD from the Quinnipiac University School of Law.

 Jason Burke has been named to the new position of director of veteran and military affairs at Quinnipiac University. He will work with undergraduate and graduate-level administrative offices to ensure veterans’ benefits are used effectively and efficiently. Previously Burke was an associate professor in the national security affairs department at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, R.I., from which he earned a master’s degree in national strategic studies . He also holds a bachelor’s degree in oceanography from the U.S. Naval Academy.

David L. Hall has joined the law firm of Wiggin and Dana as a partner in its Philadelphia office. He will be a member of the firm's Litigation Department, including the Defense, OFAC, and Export Compliance Group, the White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice Group, and the Art Law and Museum Practice Group. Hall, who joins the firm after a 23-year career as an assistant U.S. attorney in the Department of Justice, will focus on representing clients in the defense, financial, art and health-care industries. Hall earned a BA from Dartmouth, an MBA from Yale, and JD and MA degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was an editor of the law review.

Shelley R. Sadin of Hamden has been named associate dean of professional and career development for the Quinnipiac University School of Law. She will be responsible for the professional development of law students through employer outreach for both summer and permanent job opportunities. Sadin earned a BA in history from Yale College. She received her JD in 1984 from Georgetown University Law Center where she was third-year editor of the American Criminal Law Review. She joined the law firm of Zeldes, Needle & Cooper in 1984 and made partner in 1991.

The United Way of Greater New Haven has named Michael Thomas of Milford vice president of development, succeeding Maria Arnold. A former senior advisor to U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and a veterans’ advocate, joins the United Way staff after serving as a volunteer member of the group’s board of directors. A retired U.S. Navy Reserve commander, Thomas is founder and president of Archangel Ventures, LLC, which owns a Subway franchise in West Haven that focuses on training and employing veterans in the food industry. Thomas is a 1990 graduate of Wesleyan University and a 1995 graduate of Yale Law School.