Spending Cuts Made To Close State Deficit

December 28, 2015

Because state revenues have not been as strong as we anticipated last year when we approved the current 2016 state budget, we voted earlier this month to cut spending by $350 million, or one-half of 1 percent of the $40 billion biennial state budget, thereby closing Connecticut’s budget deficit for the State Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2016.

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Trade Opportunities Abound In Caribbean

December 1, 2015

A direct flight between Bradley and Jamaica would increase travel and economic opportunities. We should pursue every opportunity to expand Connecticut’s presence in the import/export market.

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Tong Making Economy More Competitive

November 5, 2015

Rep. William Tong, chosen by House Speaker Brendan Sharkey to serve as co-chairman of the new Commission on Economic Competitiveness, is striving to improve Connecticut’s business climate, promote economic growth and create new jobs.

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Creating Jobs and Growing Businesses

October 7, 2015

Small businesses are truly the backbone of our state economy. The Connecticut Supplier Connection will help our small businesses grow by giving them the opportunity to trade and partner with large companies.

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