Senator Kane To Host Regional Business Forum

March 4, 2008

Small Business Leaders To Meet With Small Business Leaders In Southbury

Senator Rob Kane (R-32) will meet with small business leaders to discuss the issues that affect them and to discuss how the General Assembly can best address those issues during the 2008 Legislative Session.

Senator Kane’s business forum is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m., Thursday, March 6, 2008, at the Crowne Plaza, 1284 Strongtown Road in Southbury.

“As a small business owner, and as a legislator, I am very interested in how state laws and policies affect Connecticut’s business climate and in what the General Assembly can do to promote both the short- and long-term health of our economy. The Senate Republican caucus has already offered some intriguing proposals for addressing these issues, including expanding the 2007 job credit tax program and eliminating the annual business entity tax. I am looking forward to discussing these proposals with small business leaders from our region, and listening to their concerns and ideas,” said Senator Kane.

Senator Kane was elected to represent the 32nd Senatorial District in a January 15th special election. His district includes the communities of Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Middlebury, Oxford, Roxbury, Seymour, Southbury, Thomaston, Watertown and Woodbury.
Senator Kane is the founder and president of KarTele Cellular Phones in Waterbury. Presently he chairs the Wolcott Street/Lakewood Road Business Association, served as president of the Professional Network Organization (Profnet), and has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Waterbury Chamber of Commerce since 1999.