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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New Panel To Give Business Perspective On State Policies

November 5, 2015

I participated in a meeting of an important new state panel called the Commission on Economic Competitiveness which is charged with analyzing how state policies impact the business community, and offer legislative recommendations to promote economic growth.

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Bradley Airport Enters Casino Game

October 21, 2015

The Connecticut Airport Authority is proposing a casino at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, as developers of a competing casino in Springfield have scaled back their plan. The authority is looking to host a casino that the operators of Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun want to open in the capital region, under a state-sanctioned process.

Rep. Peggy Sayers, who represents Windsor Locks and Windsor, said the proposal is worth a closer look. “Obviously, it brings jobs to the area and, for the town, it expands the tax base,” Sayers said.

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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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