Congress drops storm aid, but raises taxes on areas hit hardest by Sandy

Congress voted this week to raise taxes on an estimated 153,000 families living in Connecticut, New York and New Jersey, but failed to grant federal aid to deal with the damages from Superstorm Sandy, which struck these same states. Just hours after voting to raise taxes on families making $450,000 or more a year, which, […] [Read More]

Sikorsky’s Maurer to speak at UNH winter graduation

Mick Maurer, president of Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford, will will be one of the commencement speakers at the University of New Haven’s winter graduation on Jan. 19. The Stratford-based subsidiary of United Technologies has become the world’s largest helicopter maker and holds several lucrative U.S. Department of Defense contracts for the Army, Navy and Marines. […] [Read More]
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GE joins consortium to buy Iberdrola’s wind biz

General Electric said Wednesday it is part of the consortium that is buying 32 operating wind farms in France from the Spanish company Iberdrola. MEAG — the asset management arm of Munich Re and ERGO — and EDF Energies Nouvelles joined GE Energy Financial Services in the 350 million euro, or about $463 million, deal. […] [Read More]
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