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SENATE MAJORITY LEADER

Bob Duff

Standing Up For You!

More Good News for Connecticut

I want to share with you some very positive news about our state over the last ten days.

Good News for CT

Connecticut Leading the Way To High-Tech Future

Connecticut is leading the way with cutting-edge research for our oceans, nanotech and space technology.

Dan Haar: CT’s headquarters industry holds its own

Connecticut has always had corporate headquarters as an industry unto itself, with more large company head offices per capita than any other state.

Three Connecticut universities rank among best in the world

Three Connecticut universities earned spots on a recent ranking of the best universities in the world.

CT Ranked Six Safest State in America

A national study of overall safety ranks Connecticut the 6th-safest state in America.

Pratt gets $2B military engine deal; 67% of work to be done in Connecticut

Pratt & Whitney secures a $2.02 billion Pentagon contract to build 135 new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter engines. 67% of the work will be done at Pratt’s production facilities in East Hartford and Middletown.

$81M OK'd to retain, add CT jobs

State assistance will help 16 Hartford area manufacturers add or retain 19,000 jobs.

UConn Receives National Award to Improve Precision Manufacturing

The University of Connecticut recently received funding from a national institute to pursue energy management systems for precision manufacturing, one of just ten projects selected nationwide.

Massachusetts Company Relocating to Connecticut

Advanced manufacturer Magnetic Technologies Ltd will move its headquarters from Massachusetts to Putnam (Putnam Industrial Park). The relocation will create new jobs over the next five years.

Info giant to top 1,000 workers in Norwalk

FactSet, an infosystems company in Norwalk, will expand and add 150 new employees.

PricewaterhouseCoopers to Add 400 Jobs in Connecticut

PricewaterhouseCoopers announces a $20 million expansion in Stamford with plans to create 400 new jobs.

United Technologies plans to hire 35,000 people

United Technologies (UTC) will hire 35,000 new workers nationally by 2021, including 2,000 new workers in Connecticut.

Report: Connecticut one of the best states to raise a child

Connecticut is one of the best states to raise a child. Our state is ranked 5th-best nationwide for child well-being.

Rankings: CT building codes New England's best

Connecticut residential building codes ranked best for safety in New England.