Small Business Portal

January 12, 2016

I joined the Mayor's Office, Thomas Madden, Jackie Lightfield, Jack Condlin and community members for the launch of the city's new Small Business Portal. This new website provides useful tips on city and state incentives for businesses, licensing and permit information, and resources for starting, growing, and managing your business.

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Spending Cuts Made To Close Budget 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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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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Getting Ready for the Workforce

December 23, 2015

102 champions graduated the WorkPlace’s Platform 2 Employment program. The legislature originally funded the program in 2014. I was so proud to be part of the celebration at Gateway.

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