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CBIA survey: Fewer businesses expect growth in immediate future

The survey found that 29 percent of business leaders have a positive outlook for their company, down from 37 percent in the first quarter.

Connecticut added 7,000 jobs in June; but jobless rate inches upward

Connecticut’s private sector has recovered 102 percent of jobs lost during the recession – the first net expansion of private sector jobs in 88 months.

Connecticut added 6,700 jobs in May

Connecticut has now recovered 79 percent of the jobs it lost during the Great Recession.

Comeau to replace Vogel as new president of CBIA insurance division

Ken Comeau is replacing Philip Vogel as head of the Connecticut Business & Industry Association’s CBIA Service Corp. division.

CBIA survey finds recruiting, training top challenges for CT manufacturers

Connecticut manufacturers will need to fill 13,600 positions by 2018 to meet growing demand, according to the survey.

CBIA offers five changes to CT budget to solve fiscal crisis

The group’s five suggestions include modifying state employee retirement benefits and rebalancing long-term health care.

CBIA, Connecticut Council for Education Reform form partnership

The Education & Workforce Partnership will work to close Connecticut's achievement gap while meeting the workforce needs of the state's businesses.

Trump tax plan gets mixed reviews from business community

Frustration over a lack of detail leaves observers hopeful but wary.

CT jobs, unemployment rate both slightly up in March, says DOL

March’s 4.8 percent unemployment is six-tenths of a point better than it was in March 2016.

CBIA survey finds business confidence sharply up in 4th quarter

According to the Connecticut Business & Industry Association/Farmington Bank survey, 40 percent of business leaders expected improved conditions for their firms, up from 26 percent the previous quarter.

Mixed reviews for proposed reintroduction of tolls to Conn. highways

Transportation revenues will take an increasing hit as gas tax funds continue to dwindle -- but selling tolls to consumers will be a tall order.

Connecticut lost 2,000 jobs in ’16, but unemployment now lowest since...

The state has now recovered 70 percent of the 119,100 jobs lost during the 2008-2010 recession -- slowest among the New England states and well below the national average of 182 percent.

Fairfield economists see perils in global economy, potential at home

Panelists at the annual Norwalk Chamber of Commerce Economic Outlook and Development Review hedged their forecasts amid the uncertainty over the incoming Trump administration's policies.

Incoming chairman: CBIA “at a high point” after election

For the first time, the group spent some $400,000 to support 15 candidates in the November election.

Connecticut business leaders hope for the best from Trump administration

“Is it a cause for hope, concern, or seeing opportunities? Probably all three,” said Joe McGee of The Business Council of Fairfield County.