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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."

Overtime spending by CT state agencies up in fiscal 2019; ‘huge...

The largest year-over-year increase was at Emergency Services & Public Protection, whose total overtime rose by $6.5 million – 33.1% -- to nearly $26.3 million.

State budget finished, but work may just be starting on outstanding...

Highway tolls and whether or not to expand state-sanctioned gambling are still unresolved.

Connecticut lost 1,300 jobs in March

"How many more jobs do we have to lose before the legislature changes its direction?" asked CBIA's Pete Gioia.

Connecticut lost 400 jobs in February

Despite the revised data, the state unemployment rate remained at 3.8 percent.

CBIA study finds most CT businesses apprehensive over paid medical and...

However, most businesses polled by the CBIA were not concerned over the impact of a minimum wage hike.

CT added 1,000 jobs in January; 2018 employment data revised downward

"We need to create a state where businesses are growing and investing," said CBIA's Pete Gioia.

CBIA issues policy priorities for this year’s legislative session

"Connecticut has to build upon our many strengths and not allow bad policy choices to slow us down," says the organization's President and CEO Joe Brennan.

Suite Talk: Chris DiPentima, chairman of the CBIA

"To see the private sector growth we saw in 2018, we’re not concerned about a recession," CBIA Chairman Chris DiPetima said.

Connecticut added 1,100 jobs in December

The Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area saw 1,000 net new positions while the Danbury area lost 100 jobs.

Connecticut lost 500 jobs in November, but unemployment rate best in...

"It is clear that Connecticut’s labor market continues to tighten," said Andy Condon, director of the DOL’s Office of Research.

Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund has less than half its target goal

“It’s not like there’s absolutely no money in the Trust Fund,” says Eric Gjede of the Connecticut Business and Industry Association; however, he added, “It’s nowhere close to where we’d like it to be.”

Three Fairfield County-based executives elected to CBIA board

"These individuals are among the state’s top business leaders and their experience will help us develop our policy agenda,” said CBIA president and CEO Joe Brennan.

Connecticut added 1,100 jobs in August

"After dips in March and April, we have now seen four straight months of employment gains in Connecticut," said Andy Condon, director of the DOL's Office of Research.

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.