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.

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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; meaghan.macdonald@cbia.com) or visit cbia.com/newsroom.