Hartford

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Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin announced on Monday that he’s ending his exploratory committee for governor of Connecticut.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is standing behind the State’s controversial financial bailout of Hartford, following complaints from other cities and some state lawmakers that the deal is too generous.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy Friday defended the state’s controversial financial bailout of Hartford following complaints from other cities and some state lawmakers that the deal is too generous.

In March, the mayors of Bridgeport and New Haven called on state lawmakers to scrutinize the state’s $550 million bailout of Hartford. They questioned why the state would agree to cover the capital city’s debt payments for the next two decades.

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The mayors of Connecticut’s two biggest cities are questioning the fairness of a state plan to pay off Hartford’s debt.

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An Indian information technology firm says it will build a $20 million innovation center in Hartford, Conn.

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