Connecticut's February jobs report was released today, and according to CBIA economist Peter Gioia, the results show a real "solid performance," with the addition of 4,900 jobs in February. The state has now added 10,300 jobs year-to-date, after January's revised numbers. Connecticut's unemployment rate is now 7.8%. For more information, listen to Gioia's comments.


CBIA is Connecticut's largest business organization, with 10,000 member companies. For more information, or to set up time to speak with Pete Gioia, please contact Meaghan MacDonald (860.244.1957; or visit