Category: Business

Girl Scouts of Connecticut Honors Female Executives for “Championing Girl Ambition”

Hartford, CT – Girl Scouts of Connecticut is proud to announce the highly-anticipated honorees of the 25th Annual Breakfast Badge Awards, an event that spotlights the contributions of strong, accomplished women in the state. This year’s recipients are talented female executives recognized for “Championing Girl Ambition” as staunch supporters of the Girl Scouts of Connecticut…

41st Annual Southeastern CT Home & Garden Show coming to Mohegan Sun, February 18th to 20th

East Hampton, CT – The 41st Annual Southeastern CT Home & Garden Show will take place at the Earth Expo & Convention Center, Mohegan Sun, February 18th to 20th. This year, homeowners will find a variety of home improvement contractors for services ranging from, masonry, HVAC, siding, paving, lawn care, irrigation, fencing and more. However,…

Connecticut State Treasurer Shawn T. Wooden begins term as President of the National Association of State Treasurers

NAST is a Bipartisan Organization Comprised of State Treasurers and State Finance Officials from Throughout the U.S. and Its Territories HARTFORD, CT – On January 4, 2021, Connecticut State Treasurer Shawn T. Wooden announced that he has assumed the role of president of the National Association of State Treasurers (NAST), effective January 1, 2022, through…

DCP announces public comment period for proposed regulation to update laboratory testing standards for medical marijuana

The Department of Consumer Protection has opened a public comment period to receive input on a proposed regulation to update laboratory testing standards for medical marijuana. The purpose of this regulation is to update microbial testing standards for medical marijuana to better protect public health and safety. This proposed regulatory change will create clarity and…

Governor Lamont announces six Connecticut counties approved for federal agriculture disaster declaration due to Hurricane Ida

Farmers in Approved Areas Are Eligible to Apply for Emergency Loans Due to Production Losses HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Tuesday announced that he has received notice from U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack that an agriculture disaster declaration has been approved for portions of Connecticut due to the impact of the…

Governor Lamont announces Connecticut offshore wind proposal awarded $500,000 in round one funding from U.S. Economic Development Administration

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that a multi-faceted proposal to strengthen Connecticut’s offshore wind industry has been awarded $500,000 in round one planning funds from the American Rescue Plan Act’s Build Back Better Regional Challenge through the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA). A coalition – led by Southeastern Connecticut…

DCP Commissioner Accepts Social Equity Council Request for 90-Day Application Period for Cannabis Licenses

The Application Period Will Open 30 Days After the Social Equity Council Issues Its Final Approval December 8, 2021 — The Department of Consumer Protection has accepted the Social Equity Council’s request to keep the application period open for 90 days for all cannabis license types that will be selected through the first lottery. The…

Secretary of the State Merrill Reminds Businesses They Can File Annual Reports Directly at business.ct.gov

HARTFORD –Secretary of the State Denise Merrill on Thursday reminded businesses that they can avoid paying unnecessary fees to entities offering assistance with annual report or other business filings, by quickly and easily filing at business.ct.gov. “Connecticut has made it easy for small business owners to file their annual reports online,” said Secretary Merrill. “Business…