Dealing effectively with our long-term obligations is critical to sustaining investments in education, transportation, and other elements of a strong economic and employment foundation. These issues will be a focus of the 2014 Gubernatorial and Legislative races. Become a more informed voter by listening to a distinguished panel analyze and discuss Connecticut’s fiscal challenges and opportunities.

“Fiscal Sustainability: Critical to Connecticut’s Growth,” the third in a series of programs throughout the year discussing the state’s fiscal challenges and opportunities, will take place this morning, at the Groton Inn & Suites, 99 Gold Star Highway, Groton, starting 7:30 a.m.

The event is sponsored by Webster Bank.

The third distinguished panel includes:

Benjamin Barnes, Secretary, State of Connecticut Office of Policy Management
Paul Choiniere, Editorial Page Editor, The Day
Spencer Cain, President, Cain Associates LLC
Keith Phaneuf, State Budget Reporter, The Connecticut Mirror

Harriett Jones, the Business Desk Editor from WNPR, will moderate.


When: Friday, May 16, 2014, 7:30 a.m.

Where: Groton Inn & Suites, 99 Gold Star Highway, Groton

Details: Registration, Networking & Continental Breakfast at 7:30 a.m., Program Start at 8 a.m.

$25 per person

Please register at

This program series produced in partnership by:

Bridgeport Regional Business Council
MetroHartford Alliance
Chamber of Commerce Eastern Connecticut
Waterbury Regional Chamber
The Connecticut Mirror
Connecticut Institute for the 21st Century

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