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Media Jobs in Connecticut Created by NBC

Posted on March 4, 2009

One of the nation’s largest television stations could soon create media jobs in Connecticut. NBC Universal is looking into a project with the State of Connecticut that would result in a large television production studio at the Rich Forum Theater in Stamford. If finalized, the project could create between 150 and 200 jobs and invest […]


Connecticut Film Jobs Could Suffer from Cap

Posted on February 24, 2009

Some Connecticut film jobs could suffer as state officials limit tax incentives offered by the state. Gov. M. Jodi Rell has proposed capping Connecticut‘s film production tax credit at $30 million per year. Opponents of the cap say this would cause members of the movie industry to relocate, possibly causing the loss of several jobs. […]


Jobs in Connecticut Could Increase by 41,000 Thanks to Stimulus

Posted on February 18, 2009

The new federal economic stimulus could mean 41,000 jobs in Connecticut. The $789 billion stimulus bill is expected to create 3.5 million jobs throughout the nation during the next two years. Of those added jobs, 41,000 will be in Connecticut, according to an article by the ConnecitcutPost. Not only will the stimulus bill help create […]


Connecticut Government Jobs Cut, Residents Can Weigh in with New Web Site

Posted on February 9, 2009

After recent controversy over the state’s budget, which includes several Connecticut government jobs being cut, residents have a chance to weigh in. The State of Connecticut has created a new Web site to give taxpayers an opportunity to review the state’s new two-year budget. The site also will allow residents to see up-to-date changes and […]


Connecticut Government Jobs Cut Under New Budget

Posted on February 5, 2009

Hundreds of Connecticut government jobs could be lost because of the state’s new budget. Gov. M. Jodi Rell recently released a two-year budget that totals $38.4 billion. While the budget doesn’t include any tax increases, it does cut hundreds of Connecticut jobs, commissions and agencies, according to an article by The Associated Press. The budget […]


Connecticut Environmental Jobs Get Help from Green State Regulations

Posted on January 27, 2009

Those concerned about increasing the number of Connecticut environmental jobs may soon get some help. Gov. M. Jodi Rell recently announced that the State of Connecticut has finalized a comprehensive list of regulations for the construction and renovation of state-owned buildings and public schools. The regulations will help create more green collar jobs and reduce […]


Connecticut Government Jobs Added Despite Hiring Freeze

Posted on January 20, 2009

More than 800 Connecticut government jobs have been added in recent months, despite the hiring freeze issued in May 2008 by Gov. M. Jodi Rell. According to the State Comptroller’s Office, which compiled data for The Stamford Advocate, Connecticut has hired 824 full-time employees since the hiring freeze was issued. The new positions, which have […]


Pharmacy Jobs in Connecticut with Pfizer Cut

Posted on January 15, 2009

Some people with pharmacy jobs in Connecticut will soon be out of work. Pfizer Inc. recently announced its plan to to reduce the company’s global research organization by about 8 percent, which means hundreds or workers will lose their jobs at the company’s southeastern Connecticut facilities, according to an article by the Republican American. Pfizer […]


Connecticut Construction Jobs Created by Airport Renovation

Posted on January 7, 2009

Some Connecticut construction jobs will soon be created when a local airport gets a makeover. The State of Connecticut recently announced that the Connecticut Development Authority has issued $9 million in industrial revenue bonds for renovations at Sikorsky Memorial Airport. The money should create jobs at the airport and increase capacity for more aircraft. “Improvements […]


Connecticut Education Jobs Could be Cut

Posted on December 29, 2008

Some Connecticut education jobs could be affected by state budget cuts. The Connecticut Association of Urban Superintendents is planning to host a legislative breakfast next month to help promote its goal to preserve state education aid and spend unfunded mandates. According to an article by The Hartford Courant, Connecticut’s education board approved potential budget cuts […]


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