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MEDIA ALERT: Press Conference to Address Private Sector Efforts to Improve State’s Economic Climate

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Who:
Representatives and members of the following organizations: The Bridgeport Regional Business Council, The Business Council of Fairfield County, Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, Inc., Connecticut Business & Industry Association, Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce, MetroHartford Alliance, Middlesex Chamber of Commerce, and Waterbury Regional Chamber of Commerce. 

What:
This week the State’s 2016 Legislative Session convened and Governor Dannel P. Malloy delivered his Budget Address. Leaders of the nine organizations that represent Connecticut’s private sector employers will discuss their coalition focused on three key principles that are vital to accelerating private sector job growth and capital investment in Connecticut.  

• Private sector engagement
• Strategies for economic growth over the near and long terms
• Spending discipline

When:
Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 11-11:30 a.m. 

Where:
Legislative Office Building – Room 1B
300 Capitol Avenue, Hartford

Why:
Like every state, Connecticut faces significant challenges involving global economic competition, increased public sector debt, and accelerating technological and demographic change. At the same time, we have an exceptional economic foundation that can be fully leveraged through more structured and sustained collaboration between the leaders of the private sector and State government. 


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Contact: 
Brian E. Boyer
Vice President, Marketing Communications
MetroHartford Alliance
Bboyer@metrohartford.com
860-593-2005