Businesses and high wage earners are leaving the state, and there are increased taxes on the middle class. No wonder people at all levels of the economic ladder have lost faith in their government. With such an anti-business climate, and so many broken promises, GE is not the only company headquarters to leave.
Major employers are feeling that their best interests are not being served by Hartford and are looking for a better business environment elsewhere. In fact, the state’s largest business, UTC, is now eyeing the door for Massachusetts, seeking a friendlier business climate just over the border. It moved its Carrier headquarters out of CT already.