Aggressive action needed to cut spending

April 2013
Fairfield County Business Journal;4/29/2013, Vol. 49 Issue 17, p10
The article focuses on the report "Connecticut at Risk" released by the Comeback America Initiative (CAI) and the Connecticut Center for Economic Analysis (CCEA) which recommends that an aggressive stance should be taken by the state to pursue more long-term policies for economic growth and on reducing its debt load.


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