economic development http://wshu.org en 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 Parents react to overcrowding at Stamford schools http://wshu.org/post/parents-react-overcrowding-stamford-schools <p>Stamford is growing. That’s not a bad thing but its 16-thousand student school district is rapidly facing serious overcrowding. In fact, many of its elementary schools will be over capacity starting next year. School administrators have offered up som&nbsp;e solutions but the options – and the timetable - have parents deeply concerned.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 22:18:57 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 8249 at http://wshu.org Parents react to overcrowding at Stamford schools