NFIB State and Local Highlights
- Connecticut Business Climate Discussed. (02/27/2018)
In an opinion piece for the Connecticut Post (2/20), Dan Haar writes about Connecticut business, saying the state “will not grow solely by cutting expenses and lowering taxes, it will grow by investing in growth and lowering taxes. That’s what the commission’s two giant-company CEOs — Christopher Swift of The Hartford Financial Services Group and James Loree of Stanley Black & Decker — meant when they said early on they’re committed to growth, not just balanced budgets.”
- Chambers of Commerce State and local small business representation. Connect with your local
Chamber of Commerce.
- Hispanic Chambers of Commerce State and local small business representation with a focus on the hispanic community. Connect with your local Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
- National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Keep up on the latest issues and politics that affect small businesses in your state.
- Small Business Administration (SBA) Programs and services to help you start, grow and succeed.
Connect to your local SBA office.
SBA Mobile App - Find helpful resources at your fingertips via the new Small Business Administration mobile application.
- Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) Management assistance, information, and guidance
for small businesses.
- Service Corp of Retired Executives (SCORE) Free one-on-one business counseling from working
and retired business executives.
- Women Business Centers (WBC) National network of educational centers designed to assist women
start and grow small businesses.
- Office of Small Business Affairs - State organization that supports small businesses.
This government division provides a portal to a range of small business support. A single contact point for entrepreneurs seeking financial and technical assistance, it offers information on loans; technology; state, federal and quasi-public agencies and financial assistance. The site also offers information to established businesses looking to relocate to Connecticut. .
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