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Connecticut Business and Industry Association

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  • The Stan Simpson Show: Texas Taking Connecticut Jobs, Food Addiction

    In the first segment, Peter Goia, an economist with the Connecticut Business and Industry Association. and Greg Bordonaro, editor of the Hartford Business Journal, share their perspectives on Connecticut’s stagnant economy and Texas Gov. Rick Perry&...
  • State Officials Concerned Over Toxic Waste From Fracking

    State Officials Concerned Over Toxic Waste From Fracking
    Connecticut is betting big that natural gas will give us a cheaper and cleaner energy future than fuels like oil and coal. The problem with that wager could turn on how we're going to handle fracking and the hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic...
  • Connecticut Job Market Still Growing, Up 3,600 In October

    Connecticut Job Market Still Growing, Up 3,600 In October
    Connecticut employers added 3,600 jobs in October, and initial estimates are that the state's jobs base is up 23,000 from a year ago, a very strong year by Connecticut standards. The state has only broken the 20,000 mark twice in the past 15 years, in...
  • Local students learn about manufacturing careers at community college expo

    Businesses and educators joined forces on Nov. 7 to showcase the possibilities in manufacturing careers at a "Manufacture Your Future" Expo at Quinebaug Valley Community College. The event drew hundreds of students and teachers from area high schools. The...
  • Candidates In 77th House District Say They'd Help Business

    Candidates In 77th House District Say They'd Help Business
    BRISTOL — In the 77th House District campaign, both candidates have sought to position themselves as pro-business fiscal conservatives. Republican challenger Cara Christine Pavalock said she'd work to make the state more attractive to businesses...
  • 31st Senate District Is A Wide Open Race

    31st Senate District Is A Wide Open Race
    BRISTOL — With Republican incumbent Jason Welch leaving office next month, the 31st Senate District race is one of very few in central Connecticut where it's an open field. Bristol council member Henri Martin is trying to keep the district part of...
  • Local businesses receive Family Business Awards

    The Hartford Business Journal recently published its list of winners of its annual Family Business Awards. United Gear and Machine was awarded first place in the category of Companies with Less Than 25 Full-Time Employees, and Windsor Marketing Group...
  • Business, Environmental Groups Endorse State Sen. Witkos

    Business, Environmental Groups Endorse State Sen. Witkos
    CANTON — An environmental group and another one that lobbies on business issues have endorsed state Sen. Kevin Witkos for reelection, according to announcements made on Tuesday. The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters announced that Witkos...
  • Business Group Should Fight CL&P Rate Hike Instead

    In a recent article, the Connecticut Business and Industry Association said it supported CL&P's rate increase request [Sept. 27, Business, "Group Backs CL&P's Request"]. Who does CBIA represent? Not the small businesses who pay a membership fee to...
  • State Tax-Study Panel Convenes To Evaluate How To Modernize Tax Policy

    State Tax-Study Panel Convenes To Evaluate How To Modernize Tax Policy
    HARTFORD — A legislature-created panel charged with reviewing state and local tax structure convened Monday for the first of a series of meetings it will hold before it is due to release recommendations by Jan. 1. The panel was created under a law...
  • Business Group Backs CL&P Rate Request

    Business Group Backs CL&P Rate Request
    The Connecticut Business and Industry Association, the state's largest business organization with more than 10,000 member companies, has long lamented high energy costs as an undue burden on businesses and one main reason why economic growth has generally...