Sikorsky http://wshu.org en Conn. delegation using Ukraine situation to push for Sikorsky helicopters http://wshu.org/post/conn-delegation-using-ukraine-situation-push-sikorsky-helicopters <p>Members of Connecticut's Congressional delegation are using the unrest in Ukraine to push for the sale of more Connecticut-made Sikorsky helicopters. But they have competition from lawmakers using for helicopters manufactured in other states.</p><p></p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 14:38:30 +0000 Ebong Udoma 18566 at http://wshu.org Malloy signs $400M tax credit deal for UTC http://wshu.org/post/malloy-signs-400m-tax-credit-deal-utc <p>Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy <a href="http://www.cga.ct.gov/2014/ACT/PA/2014PA-00002-R00HB-05465-PA.htm">signed a law Friday&nbsp; establishing a $400 million tax credit deal with United Technologies Corporation</a>. The company can redeem the earned research and development tax credits at an accelerated rate. In return, UTC must spend up to $500 million to upgrade and expand facilities at Pratt &amp; Whitney in East Hartford, Sikorsky in Stratford and UTC Aerospace in Windsor Locks.</p><p></p> Fri, 09 May 2014 22:20:14 +0000 Craig LeMoult 17154 at http://wshu.org Bill allowing UTC to use $500 million in state tax credits makes it through the Conn legislature http://wshu.org/post/bill-allowing-utc-use-500-million-state-tax-credits-makes-it-through-conn-legislature <p>The Connecticut Senate has approved a bill that would allow United Technologies Corporation to use $500 million in state tax credits to upgrade and expand its facilities in the state. The bill passed by a vote of 34 to 2 on Thursday.</p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:09:31 +0000 Ebong Udoma 16386 at http://wshu.org Blumenthal and DeLauro worry about sequester impact on military spending, social programs http://wshu.org/post/blumenthal-and-delauro-worry-about-sequester-impact-military-spending-social-programs <p>U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro said Wednesday that they're concerned about the impact that the budget cuts known as the sequester will have on defense spending and other federal programs. They spoke after a tour of Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford, Connecticut.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 21:51:21 +0000 Craig LeMoult 3227 at http://wshu.org Blumenthal and DeLauro worry about sequester impact on military spending, social programs