Category: Business

Connecticut Office of Policy and Management issues third fiscal year 2023 budget forecast to state comptroller

HARTFORD, CT – Connecticut Office of Policy and Management (OPM) Secretary Jeffrey Beckham on Thursday sent the attached expenditure and revenue estimates to State Comptroller Natalie Braswell regarding the state’s General Fund and Special Transportation Fund for Fiscal Year 2023. According to this third monthly forecast from OPM for the fiscal year, the agency estimates…

Connecticut Manufacturing Day Trade Show, Job Fair, and Maker Faire on October 7

Welcoming job seekers to learn about well-paid, in-demand manufacturing positions and celebrating the past, present, and future of Connecticut manufacturing. BRIDGEPORT, CT – Friday, October 7, 2022, is National Manufacturing Day, and Connecticut is celebrating makers large and small with an exciting, free event open to all those pursuing careers in modern manufacturing. Come to…

CT Social Equity Council Approves Equity Status for One Lottery Applicant, Four Equity Joint Ventures

Product packager applications will be forwarded to Consumer Protection for next steps in licensure process HARTFORD (September 26, 2022) — Connecticut’s Social Equity Council (SEC), which was developed to ensure the equity of the state’s adult-use cannabis program, voted on Monday to approve social equity status for one lottery applicant for cannabis business. The council…

CT OPM issues final fiscal year 2022 budget forecast to state comptroller

HARTFORD, CT – Connecticut Office of Policy and Management (OPM) Secretary Jeffrey Beckham on Wednesday sent the attached expenditure and revenue estimates to State Comptroller Natalie Braswell regarding the state’s General Fund and Special Transportation Fund for Fiscal Year 2022. This is the final budget forecast for Fiscal Year 2022. According to the latest monthly…

Governor Lamont announces landmark new climate law

NEW HAVEN, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today joined state agency officials, legislators, and environmental stakeholders on the New Haven Green to highlight the enactment of Public Act 22-25, a landmark new law that includes a number of actions that will help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the transportation sector, improve air quality and…

CT Department of Labor: State job numbers remain solid

Wethersfield, CT – On Thursday, Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL) Commissioner Danté Bartolomeo released June jobs data showing continued positive economic growth in the state. The unemployment rate fell 0.2% to 4.0% and state employers added an estimated 1,700 jobs, making June the sixth consecutive month for job growth. Additionally, May job numbers were revised…

Consumer Counsel alert: Eversource customers will see an increase in electric supply rates effective July 2022

The supply portion of electric bills for customers of The Connecticut Light and Power Company, d/b/a Eversource Energy (“Eversource”) paying the Standard Service supply rate is scheduled to increase on July 1, 2022, as approved by the Public Utility Regulatory Authority (PURA) on May 10, 2022, as follows: CL&P/Eversource Standard Service Rates 7/1/21 1/1/22 7/1/22 …