economic development

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Connecticut has chosen a Massachusetts-based company called Vineyard Wind to bring more than 800 megawatts of offshore wind energy to the state.

Office of Conn. Gov. Ned Lamont

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont launched his workforce council on Thursday. It’s a public private partnership with a number of CEOs, state government officials and educators. Their task is to recommend a strategy that would improve education and skills training in the state.

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Connecticut cities are still trying to figure out how to attract investors to low-income areas with a big tax credit. The so-called "opportunity zones" were created by the Trump administration two years ago so investors could avoid capital gains taxes. 

Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development

Connecticut now has an online tool to help connect investors to projects in opportunity zones.

Office of Conn. Gov. Ned Lamont

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has by executive order created a workforce development advisory council. He has also appointed a close friend to head the group.

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