Category Archives: Economic Development

Transit-Oriented Development: Dem Legislators Announce Bond Funds for Old Police Station

New Britain’s Democratic legislative delegation says help is on the way to redevelop New Britain’s old and vacant police station on Columbus Boulevard. State Reps. Rick Lopes (24), Bobby Sanchez (25), Peter Tercyak (26), Betty Boukus (22) and Sen. Terry … Continue reading

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Emma Pierce To Receive O’Neill Award at JJB….Costco Meeting Thursday, 8/7…August Voter Registration Drive Continues Saturday…

Emma Pierce To Receive O’Neill Award At JJB Dinner; Dinner Is August 13th New Britain’s Emma Pierce, the state party’s treasurer and longtime labor activist on the DTC, will receive the CT Democratic Party’s William A. O’Neill Award at the … Continue reading

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Malloy At Avery’s………Costco Tax Abatement Goes To Council 8/7….African American Political Forum July 31st…..65th Infantry Regiment Park Fundraiser….Join the 2014 Campaign for the Democratic Slate

A Gubernatorial Endorsement…….for Avery’s Soda of New Britain African American Political Forum Thursday, July 31st, At Trinity On Main New Britain’s African-American elected and appointed officials and other city leaders have been invited to participate in the African-American Political Forum … Continue reading

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The Road Not Taken: Could City Take Back Land From Target’s Landlord?

Problem solved?Take access road away from Tartaglias by eminent domain… Costco To Make Pitch For Tax Breaks http://t.co/B1Drn9br3Z — New Britain Democrat (@NBDemocrat) July 8, 2014    

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Obama on Infrastructure, Tech Investments for Jobs: “If Congress won’t, I will.”; DTC Organizational Meeting March 10th (New Date)

In his weekly address, President Obama said he took action this week to launch new manufacturing hubs and expand a competition to fund transformative infrastructure projects. Both are policies aimed at expanding economic opportunity for all by creating jobs and … Continue reading

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50 Years Ago Today : LBJ Declared “Unconditional War on Poverty”

This administration today, here and now, declares unconditional war on poverty in America. I urge this Congress and all Americans to join with me in that effort.

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Partnership For Strong Communities’ June 15th Forum Focuses On Public Transit Benefits For City

From NB Politicus “Developing Connecticut’s Transit Future: Strategic Placemaking and Economic Opportunity” is the topic at a free forum to be held June 15th at The Lyceum in Hartford to begin at 8:30 a.m. The Partnership for Strong Communities is hosting this discussion of the … Continue reading

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