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CBIA survey finds sales and profits up, but pessimism remaining strong

CBIA President Joe Brennan said, "State policymakers must acknowledge these very real concerns."

Connecticut House of Representatives passes state budget bill

The budget will now go to the Democrat-controlled Senate.

Study reports impact of Walkway Over the Hudson on local business

The nonprofit organization Walkway Over the Hudson arranged for the study, which was prepared by Newburgh-based Pattern for Progress with support from Marist College and student researchers.

Westchester businesses in spotlight during State of the County address

“The bottom line is this – we need to attract businesses and keep businesses here in Westchester County to keep our economy thriving," County Executive George Latimer said.

Women’s event focuses on finance, fashion and more

The underlying theme for the event was that being a woman who has achieved success in business does not automatically insulate that person from the everyday issues of women's health, wealth and well-being.

Survey: CT businesses mostly pessimistic about state’s near-term economy

“Unfortunately, business leaders feel not enough lawmakers take the state’s challenges seriously,” said CBIA President and CEO Joe Brennan.

Andi Gray: Working the night shift

You’re smart to pay attention to one of the bigger fixed costs in any business, which is its cost of real estate and equipment. To operate on an extra shift, you’ll have several considerations to factor in.

Michele Braun: A primer on payments for business

Our economy is long past the days when most payments were made in cash or even checks.

Andi Gray: Focusing on growth and profit

Knowing how to set priorities across multiple businesses can be a real challenge. Look for opportunity. Evaluate the risks and rewards. Select businesses that have long horizons.

Women’s Leadership Institute hosts summit

The Women’s Leadership Institute of the Manhattanville College School of Business will be hosting its 4th Annual Women’s Leadership Summit: Dare to Be Bold on June 14.

Michele Braun: Five questions to ask about your enterprise’s payments

Let’s face it, money is always going to be an attractive target for thieves, scammers and those willing to bribe and be bribed. Therefore,...

Sacred Heart University’s president leads change, but maintains school’s core...

“We are a Catholic institution deeply rooted in those traditions, but we don’t proselytize,” Sacred Heart University President John J. Petillo said.

HCC’s Paul Broadie II encourages student and business community synergy

The college president noted that funding is his most significant challenge, adding that “if we had more funding, we’d have even more of an impact.”

Dr. Raymond Sackler, co-owner of Purdue Pharma, dies at 97

Dr. Sackler was also a generous philanthropist who served as a benefactor for educational and cultural institutions in the U.S., Europe and Israel.

Retiring University of Bridgeport president leaves a more robust campus after...

In May, Neil Salonen announced that he was entering his final year on the job at the University of Bridgeport, leaving in 2018.