What do people in Connecticut really think about state spending and taxes, jobs and the economy, and the accountability of their elected officials?

CBIA went to the streets to find out. Here are the candid—and clear—responses of residents from across the state in this Connecticut Speaks: State Spending television spot.

[Speak Out! Find out what people are saying about these critical issues and share your voice.]

State Spending and Taxes

While people in Connecticut are struggling in this economy, state spending continues to soar. We can’t afford tax increases that will hurt economic recovery; it’s time to cut state spending and make government more efficient. more >>

Jobs and the Economy

People want to feel secure that Connecticut is a place where they can find and keep good, private-sector jobs. more >>


Voters elected candidates who they think will actually accomplish commonsense, positive change. Now they are watching to see what happens at the State Capitol. more >>

Let Hartford Hear Your Voice!

Tell state lawmakers what you think about spending, jobs, the economy, and government accountability.