The final event in The Mirror’s four-part Policy Pairings Series will take place Tuesday at Half Full Brewery in Stamford and feature a panel discussion on “The Future of Connecticut Rails.” Panelists will be Connecticut Transportation Commissioner James Redeker; Amanda Kennedy, the Connecticut director of the Regional Plan Association; and Jim Cameron, former chair of The CT Metro-North Rail Commuter Council. The event will take place from 5 to 7 p.m.
As part of The Mirror’s four-part Policy Pairings Series, Tuesday’s event at Hooker Brewing Company in Bloomfield will feature the panel discussion, “CT Business Climate: 2018,” with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, CBIA CEO Joseph Brennan and MetroHartford Alliance CEO Oz Griebel. The event will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. The discussion will focus on the long-term future of Connecticut business, moderated by Mirror Capitol Bureau Chief Mark Pazniokas.
Connecticut Mirror budget reporter Keith M. Phaneuf and Connecticut Business & Industry Association President Joe Brennan discuss the prospect of business tax increases in the next state budget, which would hurt the most, and whether companies would support Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s transportation initiative this fall.
Connecticut Mirror Budget Reporter Keith M. Phaneuf discusses hospitals with Mirror Health Care Reporter Arielle Levin Becker.
Connecticut Mirror Budget Reporter Keith M. Phaneuf and state Controller Kevin P. Lembo discuss Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s $40 billion biennial budget proposal and whether it would put state finances on a sustainable path into he future.
Along with sponsor AARP, The Connecticut Mirror will host its third Google Hangout on Thursday morning with Comptroller Kevin P. Lembo to discuss workplace retirement and savings options. Joining host and Mirror Budget Reporter Keith Phaneuf will be Lembo and AARP National Senior Legislative Representative Sarah Mysiewicz Gill from Washington D.C. Topics covered will include private workplace retirement options available to employees, payroll deduction savings plan and unfunded liabilities.
“Fiscal Sustainability: Critical to Connecticut’s Growth,” the fourth in a series of programs throughout the year discussing the state’s fiscal challenges and opportunities, will take place Thursday at the New Haven Lawn Club, 193 Whitney Ave., New Haven. Networking begins at 7:30 a.m. The program is scheduled for an 8 a.m. start.
“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 starting at 7:30 a.m. at The Groton Inn & Suites, 99 Gold Star Highway, Groton. The event is sponsored by Webster Bank.