In a Hartford Courant June 23rd op-ed, Jim Loree, the CEO of Stanley, Black & Decker, writes that he believes in the proposed State Senate Republican budget and explains what it will take to keep his business in Connecticut and grow jobs. Excerpts follow:
“As if Connecticut needed one more reason to sound the alarm, Aetna’s plans to relocate its headquarters and the Florida governor’s recent corporate recruiting visit give us two. While it is tempting to rationalize away both events, the reality is that Connecticut is facing a serious crisis. “The time has come to take the steps necessary to support the long-term economic sustainability of the state.