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"When unemployment goes down and then starts going up, you generally have a recession soon thereafter," Traynor warned.
"Per week, I probably average five hours a week between emails and meeting with people," said Brady about his chamber duties.
CBIA President Joe Brennan said, "State policymakers must acknowledge these very real concerns."
Pizzella said what he hears most from business leaders is, “I’ve got to find more skilled workers.”
The National Business Aviation Association, which held the event, has about 11,000 corporate members.
The poll found 44% of respondents felt the state economy was not improving while 25% said it was.
The CCIC concluded that its 11 member institutions had a $33.2 billion economic impact on Connecticut in 2017.
“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.
The bank is lending across all segments and tends to be very active in chemicals, food, health care and business service companies, Lewing said.
"We have to make capitalism work for the majority of Americans," said the hedge fund executive.
Fifty-nine percent of respondents said they were concerned about being able to afford health insurance, while 18 percent said they were not.
"We need a shot in the arm and MGM is more than a shot in the arm," said the BRBC's Dan Onofrio about the proposed casino resort complex in Bridgeport.
Current trends suggest more opportunities for full-time work, which could lure away individuals involved in the temporary contracted opportunities of the gig economy sector.
Award-winning teacher Jahana Hayes and former Meriden Mayor Manny Santos are seeking to fill the 5th Congressional District seat vacated by Rep. Elizabeth Esty.