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Connecticut Senate Democratic leaders say United Technologies’ decision to move its headquarters to Boston in its merger with Raytheon will have little effect on the state’s economy.

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Long Island led New York in the number of job gains created from Industrial Development Agency tax breaks in 2017. That’s according to a report released this week by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.

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A week after the Amazon deal in Queens died, New York lawmakers want states to agree to stop using taxpayer money to lure big businesses.

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A report in the Washington Post says Amazon is considering pulling out of a deal to build its New York City headquarters, due to opposition from state and city elected officials who represent the Queens district where the company wants to build.

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The ratings agency Fitch says that if the government shutdown lasts until March, it could lead to a cut in the country’s credit rating. Analysts are worried about the government’s ability to pass a budget and pay the bills it’s already racked up.

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