Connecticut Department of Revenue Services:
outside for information. Commissioner [Kevin] Sullivan
realizes this. Nothing is accomplished without implementa-
tion. First step: institutionalize lines of communication."
Connecticut Department of Revenue Services
Editor, Taxes on Connecticut Business & Industry
Assistant Director of Research (retired), City of Stamford
Board of Representatives member
state government together and say, `We think this is a
good idea.' That strategy will be heard far more clearly
than lobbyists. It's not a great idea to work in a vacuum.
A cohesive strategy and thoughts must be communicated
to elected officials."
Economic Analysis, University of Connecticut:
are absolutely imperative if you want business to invest."
Connecticut Business and Industry Association:
tration's efforts to bring all of the key agencies together to
look at the economy as a whole. In the past, different con-
stituencies have viewed the economy as a zero sum game
in Connecticut, where one constituency has to lose for the
other to win.