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CBIA doubles lobbying team ahead of 2021 legislative session

“They may be new to CBIA, but they are all very familiar with the state capitol and the legislative process,” said Eric Gjede, CBIA’s vice president of government affairs. “They bring a lot of new energy to the team.” 

High stakes: Growing cannabis player Curaleaf poised to capitalize if CT...

“New Jersey is a watershed for the East Coast,” says Executive Chairman Boris Jordan. “New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut will follow suit and become recreational.”

Suite Talk: Joanne Breen, 2020 president of Connecticut Realtors

Breen noticed a new wave of young professionals going into the real estate field directly out of college.

Suite Talk: P.J. Prunty, president and CEO of the Greater Danbury...

"If you are familiar with the West Side of Danbury, there seems to be a new restaurant popping up every other day," said Prunty.

Attorneys general fighting student loan industry on state-level oversight

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman accused student loan servicers of trying to "sidestep state law and oversight."

Tesla promises to open 10 stores in Connecticut

O'Connell also stated that the "thousands" of Connecticut purchase reservations for the Tesla Model 3 vehicle is evidence that there is a strong consumer demand for the company’s electric vehicles.

Priceline among the targets in hotel industry lobbying campaign

As part of its campaign, the AHLA will highlight the powerful influence that Priceline and Expedia have over the travel industry.

New York lobbyists saw record earnings in 2013

Special interests paid a total of $210 million lobbying state and local governments in New York in 2013.

Westchester companies employed 70 lobbying firms in 2011

This is the second of two Business Journal reports on lobbying in New York State. It will examine the firms local businesses employed in 2011 to lobby on their behalf.