Gov. Dannel P. Malloy offered a $1 million loan at 2 percent interest for 10 years to encourage the Freedom Group a gun manufacturer to move its corporate headquarters to Stamford from North Carolina. The state would forgive $550,000 in exchange for the creation of 25 jobs.
Four days after the shooting by a mentally ill individual – the agency informed Freedom Group that the offer was withdrawn. Angelo said
Freedom Group, Rifle Maker, Offered $1 Million Connecticut Loan Days Before Newtown Shootings