Business

2012 Census
9:28 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Census data: Conn., LI still not recovering from recession

Credit U.S. Census Bureau

The US Census Bureau is releasing data from its annual American Community Survey on Thursday morning.  It shows a region still not recovering from the recession and housing bust of 2008.  WSHU's Charles Lane on Long Island and Craig LeMoult in Connecticut had a look at the data and have this report.

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Searching for jobs, or at least leads
10:36 am
Sat September 14, 2013

Job fair in Danbury, Conn.

Connecticut’s Department of Labor held its first job fair of the fall hiring season Friday in Danbury. During the summer the the state’s unemployment rate remained high compared to the rest of the country, at just over eight percent. 

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Electric Cars
9:51 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Conn. looking to quell anxiety about electric cars with more charging stations

Nissan Leaf at a charging station in Ridgefield, Conn.
Credit Byron Kittle

You don’t see a lot of electric cars on the roads of Connecticut, and one reason for that is people don’t want to drive a car if they think it may run out of juice along the way. The state is looking to reduce anxiety about electric cars by creating more charging stations.


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Video Game Violence
9:53 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Conn. House Speaker: Video game makers should stop agreements with gun makers

Connecticut House Speaker Brendan Sharkey is urging video game makers to stop engaging in license agreements with gun manufacturers to promote guns in games.

Newscaster: WSHU's Dan Katz

Sandy Hook businesses
11:30 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Sandy Hook business owners say state grants helped in tough times after Dec. shooting

Sharon Doherty, owner of P.J.'s Laundromat in Sandy Hook, Conn. speaks with Gov. Dannel Malloy
Credit Craig LeMoult

Small business owners in Sandy Hook, Conn. say things have been tough since the school shooting there in December, but things are starting to look up. They spoke with Governor Dannel Malloy, who visited their businesses Wednesday.

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