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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.
Moody’s said this was a welcome development in view of Connecticut’s fiscal problems.
“Unfortunately, business leaders feel not enough lawmakers take the state’s challenges seriously,” said CBIA President and CEO Joe Brennan.
United Way also warned that the rise of the gig economy has created an environment with "limited job security, no beneﬁts, ﬂuctuating hours and unreliable wages."
“Opinion polls consistently show that taxes, jobs and the economy are the top issues for people in our state,” said CBIA President and CEO Joe Brennan.