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2022 CT Legislative Preview

Quick Conversations with Legislative Leaders & CRMA’s Tim Phelan

Heading into the 2022 session of the state legislature, CRMA President Tim Phelan is having a series of direct conversations with legislative leaders – brief video discussions previewing issues of particular interest to retail businesses during this year’s legislative session, which begins February 9 and adjourns May 4.

You can watch the Quick Conversions here.  You’ll hear directly from key legislators leading their respective caucuses, in these exclusive one-to-one conversations.

CRMA Live Broadcasts

In case you missed ‘em! 

CRMA’s Fall 2021 series of LIVE BROADCASTS provide an in-depth look at the latest developments impacting retail in Connecticut and nationally.  If you weren’t able to watch the broadcasts live, you can see them now, on-demand.

Take a look for a compelling series of exclusive discussions, featuring leading voices — national and local — with insight into what’s ahead for retail.   

Connecticut’s 2022 Legislative Session: A Look Ahead

Connecticut’s legislature can help or hurt the retail recovery in 2022. In the third CRMA Live Broadcast on November 10, we heard directly from a leading state legislator – CRMA 2021 Legislator of the Year Rep. Kerry Wood – and State Capitol reporters on priorities and challenges for the year ahead.

Christine Stuart of CTNewsJunkie and NBC Connecticut and Chris Keating of The Hartford Courant give their perspectives on the issues that could impact Connecticut retailers working to recover from the challenges of the pandemic.  Watch the video of the session, here.

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Supply Chain Challenges & Federal Labor Market Plans

In the second Live Broadcast on October 13, featured were Jonathan Gold, Vice President, Supply Chain and Customs Policy, NRF and Ed Egee, Vice President, Government Relations and Workforce Development, NRF.  Gold had just returned from a White House meeting when he provided the latest updates to CRMA members.

The broadcast examined in detail the challenges currently confronting retailers with supply chain, and the most up-to-date information regarding the Biden Administration’s plans for combating the COVID-19 virus, including mandating vaccines.  Watch the video of the session, here.

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Connecticut Economic Development Update

In the first Live Broadcast on September 15, our special guest was David Lehman, Commissioner of Connecticut’s Department of Economic and Community Development.  He provided a timely update on the state’s efforts to support small businesses during COVID, and responded to questions from Connecticut retailers.

Also on the broadcast, a panel of leading retailers:  Karen Munson of Munson’s Chocolates, Brian Knies of Tile America, Stephanie Blozy of Fleet Feet and Abby Jewett of AT&T, Board Chair of CRMA.  Watch the video of the session, here.

Thank you to our sponsors:

Sponsorship levels are:

  1. Presenting Sponsor $5,000
  2. Title Sponsor $2,500
  3. Supporting Sponsor $1,000
  4. Friend of CRMA $500.

All sponsors will be highlighted during the LIVE Broadcasts, on the CRMA website, and in digital materials throughout the series.

For sponsorship details, contact Tim Phelan at

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By Phone: 860-527-1044

By Fax: 860-493-7476

Mail check to:

Connecticut Retail Merchants Association
PO. Box 3337
Pepe’s Farm Road
Milford, CT 06460

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