Here are the most critical issues that state policymakers must address to get our economy moving forward again: Create a two-year state budget that reduces the size and cost of state government and increases accountability while improving the delivery of services. more >> Promote tax policy that encourages business investment, innovation and productivity. more >> Support the recommendations of the Connecticut Commission on Educational Achievement to help close the state’s achievement gap. more >> Reduce healthcare costs, improve quality and increase access while maintaining a strong private-sector marketplace. more >> Encourage employers to maintain or create jobs in Connecticut by avoiding new workplace mandates or higher personnel costs. more >> Continue to improve Connecticut’s transportation infrastructure to relieve congestion within the state and better connect with regional, national and international markets. more >>