Business Council of Fairfield County
General Electric says the idea that it has been planning layoffs in Connecticut and plans to use the state’s just-passed budget as “cover” is completely untrue.
Joe McGee of the Business Council of Fairfield County said the federal government should feel compelled to contribute.
The initiative, the first of its kind in New England, kicks off with a private grant, but eventually business owners themselves will pay for the carbon reduction.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was in Stamford this week, talking plainly about what the state can expect in the budget in a couple of weeks.
A continued economic recovery for 2013 has been forecast for Connecticut by a Federal Reserve Bank economist who spoke to businesspeople in Stamford Friday.
Several shoreline communities in Connecticut took a big hit from superstorm Sandy and Gov. Dan Malloy says that, to date, the financial tally is about $360 million. But that is likely to rise significantly.
When a Hartford-based investment management company surveyed the states for credit worthiness, Connecticut came in dead last.
A well-orchestrated home team effort has won Stamford $10.5 million in federal grant money.
A news conference was scheduled for 3 p.m. Tuesday at the UBS Stamford headquarters, which includes the world’s largest trading floor. Officials aren’t saying what the announcement will be.