For Connecticut small businesses, optimism is on the rise. According to a study conducted by the Connecticut Business and Industry Association, a majority of our small businesses are or will be hiring and expanding in 2016.

Sixty percent of Connecticut businesses with 500 or fewer employees reported that they're hiring in 2016. This is good news for our state’s economic recovery and growth in the jobs sector. Read more in the Hartford Business Journal.

We are proud of the work the legislature has done in support of small businesses, like Small Business Express and numerous tax incentives, and look forward to continuing that work in the years ahead.