CRMA breakfast with the Candidates now just days away
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News and notes from the Campaign trail
News and notes from around the state

  • As we close out the week, our Breakfast with Candidates for Governor is now only days away.
  • As a reminder, the event will be held on Wednesday, October 12, at the Bushnell Theater’s Autorino Room in Hartford.
  • The event will begin with registration and a buffet breakfast at 9:00am with the candidates to address us at 10:00am until 11:00am.
  • We will have some CRMA news to share with folks too, and we will do that after the candidates depart so we should wrap up all our business by 11:30.
  • This is our final event on the CRMA schedule for the year and we hope you can carve out just a couple of hours of your busy day to join us. 
  • This is the first time that we have gathered in person in almost 3 years. So, we are excited about seeing everyone in-person again. 
  • Thank you for considering joining us. 


Please register today

  • If you can spare the time and would like to join us, there is still time to register, but we urge you to do so TODAY. 
  • You can do this by going here.
  • Hope to see you on October 12th!


News and notes from around the campaign trail

  • The CT Examiner looks at both candidates running in the House race for 149th House District, which includes Greenwich and Stamford. 
  • Here is a look a what they wrote about the incumbent Republican Kim Fiorello and her opponent Rachel Khanna.
  • The Milford Patch does a Q&A with Republican House member Charlie Ferraro from the 117th district about some issues and his position on those. The 117th includes parts of West Haven and Milford.
  • You can go here to read that story.
  • The New London Day does a great job looking at the race for the 33rd District State Senate seat between incumbent Democrat Norm Needleman and Republican Brandon Goff. The 33rd Senate district includes Chester, Clinton, Colchester, Deep River, East Haddam, East Hampton, Essex, Haddam, Lyme, Portland, Westbrook, and part of Old Saybrook.
  • You can go here to read more about that race.
  • Earlier this week, Vice President Kamala Harris came CT for a visit to discuss abortion rights  and women’s health issues but also to boost Congresswoman Jahana Hayes who is in a tight re-election campaign race against former State Senator George Logan. 
  • The CT Mirror takes a look at the VP’s visit. You can go here to read more about that story. 


News and notes from around the state

  • Amazon announced Friday that it is hiring more than 3,100 employees in Connecticut, among 150,000 full-time, seasonal and part-time roles it plans to fill companywide.  Hartford Business Journal reports on the plans here.
  • Nonstop service between Bradley International Airport and Dublin, Ireland — the airport’s only direct service to Europe — will return following a pause due to the pandemic, in March.  Hartford Business Journal has the story here.
  • Yale New Haven Health (YNHHS) has signed an agreement to acquire two Connecticut-based health systems including three hospitals – Waterbury Hospital, Manchester Memorial Hospital and Rockville General Hospital.  Fairfield County Business Journal reports on the acquisition plans here.  
  • Connecticut Innovations, the state’s quasi-public venture capital arm, is bringing green businesses to the state later this month for VentureClash Climate Edition.  Hartford Business Journal has the details here
  • The University of Bridgeport reported a significant jump in enrollment for the fall semester, its first increase in five years.  Fairfield County Business Journal has the numbers here