The Real Story – Doing business in Connecticut

Carol Platt Liebau, President of the Yankee Institute, goes over a new campaign aimed at cutting red tape for businesses.  She discusses ways Connecticut can improve the business climate without costing the state dollars.

On Sunday, Union members voted for a deal that would keep Sikorsky Aircraft manufacturing U.S. Navy helicopters in Connecticut for at least the next 16 years. More than 2,000 Teamsters voted Sunday for the state deal that includes a 25 percent pay cut for workers hired starting in 2017. The deal had been reached between Sikorsky, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration and Sikorsky's new owner, Maryland-based Lockheed Martin.