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Connecticut Business and Industry Association

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  • 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...
  • A Great Opportunity To Cut Up State's Red Tape

    Connecticut has 15,000 pages of state regulations. A house-cleaning seems overdue. It's finally getting done, with the public's help. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered state agencies this week to look at regulations more than 4 years old. The agencies are...
  • 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...
  • Big Freebie For Small Businesses

    Small businesses in Connecticut can get free websites from Connecticut Get Your Business Online, a partnership between Google and local partners including Connecticut Business and Industry Association, the Permanent Comission on the Status of Women,...
  • 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...