DECD: DECD Press Releases

Press Releases

                
  2014  Press Releases
07-30-14 Governor Malloy:  Leading Precision Manufacturer Will Expand and Create Jobs in Bethel
07-25-14 Governor Malloy: Bond Commission Agenda Supports Nonprofit Collaboration, Efficiency
07-07-14 Governor Malloy:  State to Invest $19 Million in Waterbury for Economic Development and Infrastructure Projects
07-02-14 Governor Malloy: Connecticut Continues to Attract New Television Productions to the State
06-26-14 Governor Malloy: Clothing Retailer Expanding and Creating Jobs in Stamford
06-25-14 Governor Malloy Announces Launch of New Connecticut 'Antiques Trail' to Showcase Destinations Around the State
06-20-14 Governor Malloy: Manufacturer Will Purchase Last Textile Mill In Eastern Connecticut and Create 38 New Jobs
06-17-14 Governor Malloy: MassMutual Expanding Enfield Campus and Strengthening Presence in Connecticut
06-16-14 Governor Malloy: Statewide Port Authority Will Attract New Investment, Economic Development and Create Jobs
06-11-14 Governor Malloy Signs Legislation Eliminating Nearly 1,000 Pages of State Regulations
06-06-14 Governor Malloy:  Top Manufacturer Will Expand and Create Jobs in New Milford
06-06-14 Governor Malloy:  Headquarters of the Largest Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in the Country Relocating to Connecticut
06-04-14 Governor Malloy:  State Must Continue to Lead in Advanced Manufacturing
06-04-14 Governor Malloy:  The Lee Company To Expand Presence in Connecticut and Create Up To 200 Jobs
06-02-14 State Announces Recipients of the 2014 Governor's Arts Awards for Excellence and Lifetime Achievement
05-22-14 Governor Malloy:  Starwood Hotels Worldwide will Expand in Stamford and Create Jobs for Residents
05-19-14 Governor Malloy:  ESPN Expansion is Raising Digital Sports Media Profile and Creating Hundreds of Jobs for Residents
05-15-14 Governor Malloy:  Reclaiming Brownfields is Key to Improving the Environment and Creating Jobs
05-12-14 Governor Malloy:  Connecticut Unveils New Economic Development Ads
04-24-14 Governor Malloy:  State Launches New Ad Campaign Ahead of Travel Season
04-16-14 Governor Malloy:  Brownfield Funds Will Help Towns Revitalize Blighted and Vacant Sites
04-02-14 Governor Malloy:  Agreement Reached to Turn Vacant Buildings into Bioscience Business Incubator, New State Data Center
03-31-14 Governor Malloy Launches Data.CT.Gov to Give Public Unprecedented Amount of Access to Government Data
03-28-14 Governor Malloy:  One Of World's Fastest-Growing Information Technology Firms To Expand And Create At Least 100 Jobs In Norwalk
03-26-14 Governor Malloy:  Applango USA Joins Stamford Innovation Center, Creates Jobs
03-26-14 Governor Malloy:  Investing in Technology is Smart Public Policy
03-26-14 Governor Malloy:  EXP Has Helped New London Technology Services Firm Significantly Increase Revenue and Grow Jobs
03-24-14 Governor Malloy:  Investment in New Milford Brownfield Redevelopment Project Will Generate State and Local Economic Development and Jobs
03-20-14 Governor Malloy Seeks to Eliminate Approximately 1,000 Pages of State Regulations
03-19-14 Northeast Region's Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Industry to be Showcased at World's Leading Industrial Technology Show
03-10-14 Governor Malloy:  Small Business Express Program Has Now Helped More Than 1,000 Companies Expand and Create Jobs
03-04-14 Governor Malloy:  Investment Helps Fast-Growing Bakery in East Hartford Increase Production and Double Workforce
03-03-14 Governor Malloy:  Investment Will Strengthen State's Professional Services Workforce Infrastructure
02-11-14 Governor Malloy:  Connecticut Kicks-Off 2014 Tourism Season
01-29-14 Governor Malloy Unveils Legislation to Strengthen Advanced Manufacturing in Connecticut and Create Jobs
01-23-14 Governor Malloy:  Connecticut Awarded Federal Planning Grant to Study How to Strengthen State's Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing Workforce
01-15-14 Governor Malloy:  Investment will Create Jobs for Connecticut Residents
01-10-14 Governor Malloy:  Investment in the Iconic Thompson Speedway Will Create Jobs
  2013  Press Releases
12-18-13 Governor Malloy:  Economic, Scientific Collaboration with Israel will Strengthen Connecticut's Global Competitiveness
12-16-13 Governor Malloy Tours Growing Nutrigenomics Startup in Hartford
12-12-13 Governor Malloy Tours East Hartford Lettuce Farm Recovering and Growing with Help from Plant Grant
12-11-13 Governor Malloy:  HomeServe USA to Expand and Create 130 Jobs in Norwalk
12-03-13 Governor Malloy Issues Executive Order to Increase Transparency on Economic Development Incentives
11-21-13 Governor Malloy:  CareCentrix Growing Presence in Connecticut with New Stamford Office
11-20-13 Governor Malloy:  Pitney Bowes to Remain in Stamford, Expand Presence in Connecticut, and Create 200 New Jobs
11-19-13 Governor Malloy:  State Issues Proposals to Close Gender Wage Disparity
11-14-13 Governor Malloy:  Plant Grants Already Helping State's Farms Recover and Rebuild
10-31-13 Governor Malloy:  $4.9 Million in Emergency Assistance Will Help Weather-Damaged Small Farms Recover
10-16-13 Governor Malloy Tours Small Business in Bridgeport
10-16-13 Governor Malloy:  Navigators Opens New Headquarters in Stamford
09-27-13 Governor Malloy:  Small Businesses Can Apply Online for Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief
09-26-13 Governor Malloy:  State to Support Cutting-Edge Biotech Startup
09-25-13 Governor Malloy:  KAYAK to Expand and Create 50 Jobs in Stamford
09-24-13 Governor Malloy:  State to Support Expansion of Wallingford Manufacturer
09-16-13 Governor Malloy:  Development Zone at Waterbury-Oxford Airport Will Benefit Region's Economy
09-05-13 Commissioner Smith Announces Economic Development Outreach
09-04-13 Governor Malloy:  Bioscience in Connecticut Moves Forward
08-23-13 Connecticut Business, Economic Officials Leading Trade Mission to Israel
08-12-13 Governor Malloy:  Economic Development Critical at Waterbury-Oxford Airport
07-31-13 Governor Malloy:  State Awarded Super Storm Sandy Disaster Relief to Preserve and Restore Historic Properties
07-31-13 Governor Malloy:  Quality Affordable Housing is a Key Component of Economic Development
07-26-13 Governor Malloy:  FSC CT, Inc. Relocates Financial Firm to Greenwich
07-25-13 Governor Malloy:  Investment in High Technology Power Company Will Retain 1082 Jobs, Create Construction and Supplier Jobs
07-24-13 Governor Malloy:  Flanagan Industries Expanding in Glastonbury
07-24-13 Governor Malloy:  Minority-Owned Businesses Have a Large Role in State's Economic Resurgence
07-18-13 Governor Malloy:  State's Plan for Storm Sandy Relief Earns Federal Approval
07-18-13 Governor Malloy:  State Awards Incentive Housing Zone Grants to Ten Municipalities
07-18-13 Governor Malloy:  Norwalk's Akademos Will Expand, Create Jobs
07-15-13 Governor Malloy:  Improving Connecticut's Export Environment Will Strengthen Economy, Make State Globally Competitive
06-23-13 Governor Malloy Announces Emergency Assistance for State's Weather-Damaged Farms
06-20-13 Governor Malloy Gives Final Approval to #NextGenCT
06-20-13 Governor Malloy:  Wallingford's Z-Medica Growth will Create Jobs, Expand Clinical Research
06-17-13 Governor Malloy:  State Commitment to Affordable Housing Most Significant in Decades
05-29-13 Governor Malloy:  State Issues Action Plans for $82.5 Million in Federal Storm Sandy Recovery Funds
05-21-13 Governor Malloy:  $13.8 Million Investment Will Strengthen Affordable Housing and Urban Revitalization
05-22-13 Department of Economic and Community Development Arts Initiative Awarded $500,000
05-13-13 Governor Malloy:  State/Local Partnerships Restore Brownfield Sites for Economic Development
05-10-13 Governor Malloy:  Cannondale Expands Operations, Establishes Wilton Headquarters
05-10-13 Governor Malloy:  $1.16 Million in Loans Awarded for Affordable Housing
05-01-13 Governor Malloy:  NewOak Capital Establishes New Operations in Danbury
04-23-13 Governor Malloy:  Company Expansions in Wethersfield and Sprague Will Create and Retain 274 Jobs in Five Years
04-18-13 Governor Malloy:  Greenwich, Killingly, and Wilton Awarded Grants to Build Congregate Senior Housing
04-17-13 Governor Malloy:  $10 Million Awarded to Clean Up Brownfield Sites
03-21-13 Small Business Program on Track to Create and Retain Thousands of Connecticut Jobs
03-15-13 Governor Malloy:  Navigators Group Moving Corporate Headquarters from NY to CT
03-12-13 Governor Malloy:  Investment in Carla's Pasta Will Create Jobs
03-08-13 DECD Recognized for Excellence in Economic Development
03-06-13 Governor Malloy:  Small Business Development Center Partners with Public, Private, and Higher Education Institutions to Strengthen Small Businesses and Create Jobs
03-04-13 Governor Malloy:  Economic Development Initiatives Help Small Businesses Create Jobs in Connecticut
03-04-13 Governor Malloy:  $29 Million Investment to Bolster Housing Efforts
02-28-13 Governor Malloy:  Recycling Market Development Council Will Strengthen Economy, Create Jobs, and Protect Environment
02-14-13 Governor Malloy Nominates Evonne Klein as Commissioner of State's Newly Consolidated Department of Housing
01-29-13 Connecticut Wins Gold HSMAI Adrian Award for Still Revolutionary
01-25-13 Governor Malloy:  Investment in Precision Manufacturing Will Create Jobs
01-24-13 Governor Malloy:  It's Time for the State to Look for Ways to Address Gender Wage Disparity
01-03-13 Governor Malloy, Lt. Governor Wyman, Business Leaders Discuss Small Business Growth and Economic Development
  2012  Press Releases
12-13-12 Governor Malloy Announces New Tenant at Colt Gateway
12-07-12 New Report Details Economic Impact of Arts and Culture in Connecticut
10-25-12 Governor Malloy Launches Connecticut's Innovation Ecosystem
10-04-12 Governor Malloy:  Report Reviews Economic Development Potential for State's Deep Water Ports
10-02-12 Governor Malloy:  Charter Communications Establishing Corporate Headquarters in Connecticut
09-27-12 Business Tax Task Force Concludes Work, Provides Final Recommendations to Governor Malloy
09-27-12 Governor Malloy:  Cable Manufacturer Expanding in Plainfield
09-27-12 Governor Malloy Announces Support for Thomas G. Faria Corporation
09-27-12 Governor Malloy Announces Arrival of New Biopharmaceutical Company
09-26-12 Governor Malloy:  Infinity Music Hall Coming to Hartford
09-19-12 $10.9 Million in Federal Grants Awarded to 31 CT Towns
09-17-12 Governor Malloy Debuts Second Phase of 'Still Revolutionary' Campaign
09-13-12 Governor Appoints Three to CT Housing Finance Authority Board
09-13-12 Governor Malloy:  Frito-Lay to Expand in Killingly
08-24-12 Governor Malloy:  Innovative Manufacturer Invests in Workforce
08-24-12 Governor Malloy:  Advance Auto Parts Building Distribution Center in Enfield
08-23-12 Governor Malloy:  The Mark Twain House Unveiled as Connecticut's Favorite 'Still Revolutionary' Destination
08-15-12 Governor Malloy:  Bridgewater Associates to Join "Next Five," Will Create Between 750 and 1000 Jobs
08-06-12 Connecticut Reveals Top Ten "Still Revolutionary" Destinations and Attractions
08-03-12 Governor Malloy Announces Funding for Affordable Housing, Lays Out Overall Agenda
08-02-12 At Invitation from World Economic Forum, Governor Malloy to Participate in China Summit
08-01-12 Governor Malloy Announces Deloitte to Expand in Connecticut
07-27-12 Governor Malloy:  New Distribution Center in Windsor Will Create 200 Jobs
07-24-12 Governor Malloy:  Back9Network Will Cover the Links from Hartford
07-18-12 Governor Malloy:  International Company to Build Headquarters in North Haven
07-12-12 Governor Malloy:  Connecticut's Small Businesses Driving State’s Recovery
07-06-12 New Britain, New London Celebrate City Canvas Arts Initiative
07-06-12 Governor Malloy:  Connecticut's Small Businesses Growing Jobs
07-05-12 Governor Malloy Announces Appointments to Capital Region Development Authority
06-29-12 Governor Malloy to Promote Connecticut's "Still Revolutionary" Tourism Campaign
06-28-12 Governor Malloy:  CareCentrix Becomes Fifth 'First Five' Company
06-27-12 DECD and Greater Hartford Convention & Visitors Bureau Announce Initiative to Increase State's Convention and Sports Event Business
06-27-12 Governor Malloy:  $10 Million Investment in Connecticut Public Housing
06-20-12 Governor Malloy:  Small Business Express Program is Helping Connecticut Businesses Grow
06-20-12 Governor Malloy:  Small Business Express Program Funds New Beginning for Bevin Bell Factory Companies Destroyed by Fire
06-19-12 Governor Malloy:  Small Business Program Cultivating Economic Growth
06-19-12 Governor Malloy Announces Alexion Pharmaceuticals to Expand in New Haven
06-18-12 Governor Malloy:  Small Business Express Program Leading the Way to a Stronger Economy
06-15-12 Governor Malloy:  State's Small Business Express Program Has Big Impact On Connecticut Companies
06-14-12 Governor Malloy:  CT Small Companies Drive Economic Growth
06-11-12 Governor Malloy:  Small Business Growth Strengthens Connecticut Communities
06-05-12 Governor Malloy:  Tronox Establishing Global Headquarters in Stamford
05-24-12 Governor Malloy:  Small Businesses Express Program is Helping Connecticut Companies to Grow
05-16-12 Governor Malloy:  Investments in Small Businesses Help Them to Grow
05-14-12 Governor Malloy Unveils the Connecticut "Still Revolutionary" Campaign
05-11-12 State's New City Canvases Arts Initiative Makes Big Impact in New London
05-09-12 Governor Malloy on Final Passage of Capital Region Development Authority
05-04-12 Governor Malloy:  Small Business Success Leads to a Vibrant Economy
05-02-12 Governor Malloy:  Retail and Service Entrepreneurs are Job Creators
04-26-12 Governor Malloy Directs Agency Heads to Consider Returning Veterans for State Job Openings
04-23-12 Norwalk and Newington Companies Poised to Grow Jobs
04-20-12 Investment in State Companies Promotes Job Growth
04-13-12 Small Business Must Lead the Way in Job Creation
04-11-12 CHFA Names New Director
04-10-12 Governor Malloy Announces Latest Round of Small Business Grants
03-30-12 Governor Malloy:  Three Small Hartford Area Business Receive Exp Grants
03-28-12 State Launches 'Our Places, Our Stories'
03-27-12 Governor Malloy:  Small Business Program Assists Expansion & Job Growth
03-23-12 Governor Malloy:  $16M Awarded to Clean Up Brownfields
03-09-12 Governor Malloy:  Access to Capital Allows Small Businesses to Think Big
02-27-12 Governor Malloy:  Revitalizing Housing for a Stronger Economy
02-24-12 Governor Malloy:  Investing In Innovation Will Grow Our Economy
02-16-12 Statement by OPM Secretary Ben Barnes Clarifies Issues With Arts Funding
02-16-12 Governor Malloy:  Small Businesses are Crucial to Growing Our Economy
02-10-12 Innovation Ecosystem Initiative Launched with Two RFQs
02-08-12 Claire Leonardi Named Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director of Connecticut Innovations
02-03-12 Governor Malloy:  Vo-Tech Schools a Crucial Component of Increasing Job Readiness
02-02-12 Governor Malloy:  Commitment to Affordable Housing Most Significant in Decades
01-19-12 Governor Malloy Launches Effort to Revitalize the Capital Region
01-18-12 Governor Malloy:  First Company Funded by Small Business Express Program to Double its Workforce
01-12-12 Governor Malloy Forms Taskforce to Review and Assess Effectiveness of State's Business Tax Credits
01-12-12 Connecticut Launches Broad New Marketing Initiative, Development of New Brand Identity
01-09-12 DECD Announces New Strategic Direction for the State's Arts Programs
01-05-12 Governor Malloy:  Jackson Laboratory Plans Approved; Connecticut "Ready to Claim Our Share" of $284B Personalized Medicine Industry
01-02-12 Governor Malloy:  Only a Short Time Left to Register for 'Reinvent Connecticut' Informational Sessions
  2011  Press Releases
12-19-11 Governor Malloy on Announcement of November Employment Figures for Connecticut
12-01-11 DECD Announces Brownfield Funding
11-03-11 New Business Outreach to Promote Jobs Bill
10-27-11 Governor Malloy, Legislative Leaders Laud Bipartisan Jobs Package
10-25-11 Governor Malloy Announces NBC Sports Group is Fourth "First Five"
10-21-11 Governor Malloy Announces Small Cities Grant Funding for 28 Connecticut Communities
10-18-11 Blue Sky Studios Continues to Grow
10-13-11 Malloy Administration Approves $5 Million for Local 'Transit-Oriented Development' Projects
10-06-11 Governor Malloy Announces Launch of Startup Connecticut
10-05-11 State Moves Forward With Deep Water Port Economic Development Efforts
09-30-11 New Billion Dollar Jackson Lab Project Highlights Immediate Return on Investment in Bioscience Connecticut
09-28-11 Governor Malloy Reminds Residents and Businesses to Register with FEMA
09-27-11 Governor Malloy Announces $550K Grant from SBA
09-26-11 Governor Malloy:  "It's Time to Reinvent Connecticut"
09-13-11 Governor Malloy Appoints Members to Reconstituted Clean Energy Authority; Names DECD Commissioner Catherine Smith as Chair
09-06-11 2011 Air Show a Boon to Connecticut Aerospace Suppliers
08-29-11 Governor Malloy Announces Business Assistance Program for Companies Affected by Hurricane Irene
08-23-11 Governor Malloy:  UBS Re-Affirms Commitment to Connecticut
08-22-11

Boehringer Ingelheim Invests in New Connecticut Facility

08-02-11 Governor Malloy Announces ESPN is Third "First Five" Project
07-12-11 CIGNA Is First to Benefit from Connecticut’s New “First Five” Economic Development Program
06-21-11 Governor Malloy & DECD Commissioner Smith Announce Funding to Support Development Projects
06-03-11 Governor Malloy’s First Five Initiative Approved by Senate, Moves on to House
05-17-11
Governor Malloy:  New Bioscience Connecticut Initiative Will Create Thousands of New Jobs, Sustain Economic Growth Going Forward, Spur Innovation in the Future
04-07-11 State to Assist High-Tech Optical Components Start up
03-22-11 Governor Malloy:  Infrastructure Investments in Bond Agenda Create/Retain Jobs, Keep Connecticut Moving Forward
03-10-11 Governor Malloy Names Christopher "Kip" Bergstrom as Executive Director of Commission on Culture and Tourism
03-03-11 Governor Malloy Appoints ING Executive Catherine Smith to Lead Department of Economic and Community Development
02-22-11 Governor Malloy:  Businesses Interested in 'First Five' Program Should Contact Office Directly
02-10-11 Governor Malloy Proposes Reducing Budgeted State Agencies By 30 Percent
01-21-11 Governor Malloy Named to National Economic Development Panel
01-19-11 Governor Malloy Announces $800,000 in Loans to Support Long-time Connecticut Manufacturer