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Hartford is one of the 10 fastest growing small markets for tech talent this year, according to a report from CBRE, a commercial real estate firm.

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Republican and Democratic political leaders in Connecticut agree that the U.S. Supreme Court allowing states to force shoppers to pay sales tax when they make online purchases is good for the state.

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A new report finds that New York is more insulated than other states from the effects of automation, thanks in large part to New York City’s hospitality sector, but 12 percent of the state’s workforce could still largely be automated by technology.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has vetoed a bill that would have allowed small businesses to take advantage of a state tax break that’s now only available to large manufacturers. The tax break is for hiring apprentices. Malloy says he is worried it would allow small businesses to sell the credits to wealthy individuals looking for tax loopholes.

16 Connecticut Companies Make Forbes 500 List

May 24, 2018
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Connecticut ranks first among six New England states on this year’s Fortune 500 list. The state has sixteen companies on Forbes magazine’s annual list.

Connecticut’s place on the Fortune list ties it with Michigan’s rank for 12th in the country overall.

Four Connecticut-based companies are in the top 100: Aetna, United Technologies, Cigna and Charter Communications.

Norwalk-based Xerox fell more than a hundred spots on the list this year. They were set to acquire the Japanese company, Fujifilm, but that deal fell through.