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(7-31-14) Connecticut's Debt Rating Remains Negative - As reported in The Commercial Record, a major rating agency says, "the state's budget relies on one-time fixes and ... the state's economic recovery [is] 'slow and uneven.'"

(7-29-14) Governor Candidate Tom Foley (R) Has a 9 Point Lead Over Incumbent Dan Malloy (D) - according to new internet poll.

(7-29-14) Building Code-Fall 2014 Career Development Schedule Announced - these are the classes paid for by the building code education fee added on to all building permit applications.

(7-28-14) See Who Is Donating to CT's Congressional Candidates - The CT Mirror.

(7-23-14) Best and Worst States for Small Business - CT earns a grade of "D" - Message: Make things simpler, lighten up on the rules and regulations, from zoning to licensing, that permeate our lives.  See the Commercial Record report on the same survey.

(7-18-14) Public Sector Hiring Lowers Jobless Rate to $6.7% - CT Mirror - Ct added 1,700 jobs in June: 1,200 in the public sector, only 500 in the private sector.

(6-25-14) CNBC - America's Top States for Business 2014 Ranking places Connecticut at number 46, down 1 slot from 45 last year. ... that's the wrong direction.

(6-18-14)  Why Look for the NGBS Green Certified Mark? - Cindy Wasser, Home Innovation Research Labs

(6-12-14) State's Economic Growth Lackluster in 2013 - CBIA

(6-10-14) What's Behind the Walls of the Connecticut Show Case Home in Norwich?  Open House for builders and the public, Sat, June 14, 10:00 am - 12 noon (radio spot).

(6-8-14) Hopeful But Wary: Will Promising Signs For Home Construction Fizzle Once Again? - Courant.com

(6-3-14) CT Dept. of Labor and Dept. of Economic and Community Development issue June edition of the "Economic Digest" - as reported by CT News Junkie, it doesn't contain the best of news.  We would love to report more positive news, and it's our hope CBIA's 20x17 campaign will get us there soon, but we also cannot ignore the reality of CT's situation.

(5-30-14) Energize Connecticut Video Series Helps You Save Money and Energy at Home


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