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Connecticut Business and Industry Association

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  • Northwestern Connecticut College Creates Manufacturing Degree Program

    Northwestern Connecticut Community College in Winsted this fall will become the latest state school to offer a degree in manufacturing. The associate's degree program was made possible by a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. Students...
  • Insurance Association Of Connecticut Announces New President

    An insurance trade group and lobbying organization in Connecticut announced Wednesday it has a new president who served as associate counsel for the Connecticut Business and Industry Association, or CBIA. Eric George of Glastonbury will start mid-July as...
  • Private Emails Hide Work Of Malloy's Administration

    The Malloy administration has created a far-flung network of private email accounts to conduct the public's business. Instead of using the state's "ct.gov" email address that is assigned to each member of the administration, officials have used Gmail,...
  • [November 3, 2010] Bye Wins State Senate Race (Excerpt)

    5th Senate District     Democrat Beth Bye held on to an open seat vacated by a Democrat, defeating Republican Joseph Merritt.     The race pitted Bye, a Democratic state lawmaker, against Merritt, a Bloomfield Republican who said his decades of business...
  • Connecticut's Neighbors Courting Employers

    Neighboring states are actively working to improve their business climates, which adds to the importance of our legislators making critical decisions to signal Connecticut's competitiveness before the current session of the General Assembly ends. New...
  • Obama Urges Increase In Minimum Wage At Rally

    Obama Urges Increase In Minimum Wage At Rally
    NEW BRITAIN — In a campaign-style event, President Barack Obama made a rousing appeal for a higher minimum wage Wednesday at a packed pep rally at Central Connecticut State University, saying that it was "time to give America a raise." That...
  • Obama llega a Connecticut para rally sobre salarios

    Obama llega a Connecticut para rally sobre salarios
    El Presidente Barack Obama llegó al Aeropuerto Internacional Bradley, poco después del mediodía del miércoles para una concentración vendida en Central Connecticut State University diseñada para fortalecer apoyo a su propuesta de aumentar el salario...
  • It's Not Just The Economy: State Must Cut Spending

    It's Not Just The Economy: State Must Cut Spending
    Connecticut, one of the richest states per capita in the union, just can't seem to get on the plus side of the budget ledger. It's past time that it did. Despite a special session of the General Assembly called in December to eliminate a projected...
  • Raise the minimum wage in Connecticut?

    Raise the minimum wage in Connecticut?
    A bill in the legislature would raise the minimum hourly wage in  Connecticut from $8.25 to $9 on July 1 and to $9.75 a year later. It also calls for automatic raises tied to the Consumer Price Index. The Connecticut Business and Industry Association...
  • Business Climate Panned, But It's Not All Grim

    Business Climate Panned, But It's Not All Grim
    Which state has just about the nation's worst business climate? To judge by a recent Forbes magazine article, we're it. But Forbes, though accurately reporting some concerns about Connecticut, doesn't take into account recent signs of hope. (The article...
  • Businesses Wary Of State's Fiscal Policies

    Connecticut's economy has been steadily improving. It's no wonder that other states constantly recruit our companies. We have what others want. We're on track to add more than 10,000 net new jobs in 2013. Housing looks brighter, manufacturers are making...