Springfield, Massachusetts-based Big Y World Class Markets added to the collected donations for Ukraine Humanitarian Relief from customers and employees from March 17-30 through their registers, online orders and myExpress check out.
In Connecticut, more than 400,000 people struggle to put food on the table. The issue of food insecurity is exacerbated by inflation, increasing the cost of groceries and putting a strain on food banks nationwide.
The Connecticut legislature and Governor Ned Lamont agreed on a biennial $24.2 billion state budget for fiscal years 2022 and 2023. The budget cuts taxes by $600 million and dedicates money to initiatives including mental health care, property tax relief and an extended consumer gas tax hold until December.
The economy in Connecticut appears to be lagging behind the U.S. average, and a lack of fiscal discipline at the state and local levels continues to be an issue. According to the “2021 Report on Business Climate by State” produced by the Tax Foundation, Connecticut’s business climate is ranked 47th in the U.S. and has […]