CT20x17 is a coalition of residents, associations, and businesses all dedicated to achieving the benefits for everyone of making Connecticut a top 20 state for economic competitiveness by 2017.
Jobs and the economy. That’s what Connecticut voters say is the top priority for state lawmakers.
We have the potential to be one of the best states in the country for job creation and economic opportunity. Connecticut has many strengths, yet national reports consistently rank our economic competitiveness poorly, based on high taxes and costs and our aging transportation system.
Making Connecticut a top competitive state will help kick start our economy. That’s why your support for the CT20x17 campaign is crucial.
Ask questions of your elected officials. Ask them to share their plans for creating jobs and growing the economy. Acknowledge that they’ll have to make some tough decisions, and back them when they do.
Everyone benefits. A strong, growing economy means more opportunities for good, well-paying jobs. It means protecting our quality of life. And it means guaranteeing a better future for our children and grandchildren.
Note: CT20x17 is a non-partisan effort to make Connecticut a more economically competitive state for the benefit of all residents. The campaign does not and will not support nor endorse any candidates or political parties, but rather endeavors to educate and engage voters and policymakers on the important economic issues facing the state.
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