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William A. O'Neill:
An Inventory of His Gubernatorial Records at the Connecticut State Archives

Subseries Title: economic development

Subseries ID: 001CL-0044

Subseries is: 001CL-0044
Folder is: economic development
Box # Folder ID Folder Title Folder Dates Content
048  0044CL-001  Economic Development  January-February 1981  Requests for tourist and tourism information; issue of Connecticut Business Review dedicated to Ella Grasso; information concerning and owners request for state help with the displacement; and relocat 
048  0044CL-002  Economic Development  March 1981  Suggestions for state tourism slogan; thank you notes from guests and from the Governor for a luncheon at General Electric to introduce business leaders to O'Neill; request for Governor to investigate 
049  0044CL-003  Economic Development  April-May 1981  Governor requests reconsideration of U.S. Department of Commerce's rejection of a proposal to develop an Economic Development District for Eastern Connecticut, and a copy of the proposal; thanks to Go 
049  0044CL-004  Economic Development  June-August 1981  State Tax Revenue Act of 1981 may force business to leave state; Portland concerned about Conrail withdrawing from certain lines; suggestions for attracting business to the state; provisions state wil 
049  0044CL-005  Economic Development  September-December 1981  Concerns about the IRS ruling reverses present policy of Connecticut Development Authority to combine small industrial expansion loans; Governor requests Senator Dodd's assistance in resolving the con 
049  0044CL-006  Economic Development--European Trip  1981  Invitation to Governor visit company considering expanding to Connecticut, while he is in West Germany; offer of assistance in expanding international trade; French company interested in building a ma 
049  0044CL-007  Economic Development--Taiwan & China  1981  President of Asnuntuck Community College requests meeting with Governor to discuss possible visit to Taiwan; notice of opening of the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China's office in Ne 
049  0044CL-008  Economic Development  January-April 1982  Japanese company exploring expanding into United States; invitation to Governor to attend a Commercial Forum in the Hague; U.S. Ambassador to Denmark offers to assist Connecticut's European Office in 
049  0044CL-009  Economic Development  May 1982  Southington residents concerned about plans for chemical plant in town; why aren't there more jobs in Connecticut?; information about closing the Seth Thomas facility in Thomaston, including state inc 
049  0044CL-010  Economic Development  June-August 1982  information about Boston & Maine Railroad acquisition of Torrington-Waterbury rail line from Conrail; New Haven expresses interest in Enterprise Zone projects; companies protest the increasing costs o 
049  0044CL-011  Economic Development  September-December 1982  Concern about loss of manufacturing jobs in Connecticut; requests for tourist information; request for housing information; New England Governors' Conference appointed to administer Small Business Exp 
049  0044CL-012  Economic Development--Bridgeport Enterprise Zone  1982  Letters endorsing Bridgeport's Enterprise Zone application. 
049  0044CL-013  Economic Development--One of Our Own  1982  Fact sheet and draft letter for campaign that had Governor write to 155 of the fast-growing companies in the state followed by visits from agents from the Department to assess each company's needs an 
049  0044CL-014  Economic Development  1983  Report of actions being taken by Japan to make trade with U.S. easier; Governor explains budget proposal for venture capital financing program to assist high-technology firms; invitations to internati 
049  0044CL-015  Economic Development--Memos to/from Commissioner  1983  Reports on department reorganization; Commissioner opposes passage of H.B. 7290, a bill to divest state investments in companies providing military products to Northern Ireland; invitation to announce 
049  0044CL-016  Economic Development  1984  Draft of letter from Governor to be send to 15 new companies that have growth potential; states cooperate to defeat proposed rules on export licenses for high technology products; Governor compares Rh 
050  0044CL-017  Economic Devel[opment]  1985  Department needs Governor's help to encourage firm to purchase Connecticut business; concern about labor dispute at Century Brass which threatens entire company; Commissioner outlines steps state shou 
050  0044CL-018  Economic Development  January-March 1986  Agency seeks Connecticut businesses desiring European licenses; description of trade friction between U.S. and Korea; small businesses have strongest influence on Enterprise Zones; Japanese Consul Gen 
050  0044CL-019  Economic Development  April-July 1986  Insufficient water pressure forcing businesses to close; Jamaica interested in trading with U.S.; sister-statehood between Connecticut and Xiangdong (Shangdong) Province in China could harm relations 
050  0044CL-020  Economic Development  August-December 1986  Korean businessman offers consulting services; invitations to participate in TRADEXPO; state awards Derby funds to repair infrastructure damaged during an explosion; invitation to an American Fair in 
050  0044CL-021  Economic Development--Memos to/from Commissioner  1986  Grant award; response to audit report; annual report. 
050  0044CL-022  Economic Development  January-February 1987  Request for tourist information; economic development and foreign trade consultants sell their services; invitation for state to join the U.S.-Korean Society; company opposes plant closing legislation 
050  0044CL-023  Economic Development  March 1987  Background information for a meeting of the Technology Advisory Committee; company exploring possibility of moving to Connecticut; Report of the Task Force to Study State Regulation of Small Business 
050  0044CL-024  Economic Development  April 1987  Concern about future of customs offices in Connecticut; requests for business and tourism information; letters of support for a National Center for Manufacturing Sciences in Connecticut; Japan's plan 
050  0044CL-025  Economic Development  May-June 1987  Requests for business and tourism information; Governor plans to visit Xiangdong (Shangdong) Province in China; company asks to be included in trip to China; letters of support for a National Center f 
050  0044CL-026  Economic Development  July-August 1987  Second phase of selecting state to host the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences is underway; requests for business and tourism information; company exploring expanding business into Connecticut 
050  0044CL-027  Economic Development  September 1987  The Museum of Fife and Drum requests state assistance; requests for business and tourism information; Department describes development activities in Bridgeport and Fairfield; business proposes develo 
051  0044CL-028  Economic Development  October 1987  Inventor seeks manufacturer for product; seeking employment with the state; businesses and consultants selling their services; Canadian Consul General wishes to discuss Free Trade Agreement with Gover 
051  0044CL-029  Economic Development  November 1987  Companies hoping to benefit from Governor's trip to Asia ask for results or thank him for his work; criticism of Connecticut Building at Big E; Middletown no longer eligible for Urban Development Acti 
051  0044CL-030  Economic Development  December 1987  Companies offer to help state develop trade with China; Rhode Island sends economic development plan; request state to take over the Bloomfield Farm Implement Museum; programs to assist women in busin 
051  0044CL-031  Economic Development  January-February 1988  History of state's efforts to develop trade with China; request for business and tourist information; bridge closing affecting business, so owner applying for loan; criticism of ClassiConnecticut adve 
051  0044CL-032  Economic Development  March-April 1988  Governor to introduce legislation authorizing creation of a business growth fund and increasing business loans; request for business and tourist information; urge Governor to support Connecticut Film 
051  0044CL-033  Economic Development  May-June 1988  Venture capital company's projects in Connecticut; companies seeks assistance from state; company announces its plans to move to state; problems attaining license for overseas trade; problems with Sma 
051  0044CL-034  Economic Development  July 1988  Greenwich marketing campaign to attract businesses; suggestion for tourism campaign; business promotes its accomplishments; company asks for financial assistance from state to produce film; invitation 
051  0044CL-035  Economic Development  August-September 1988  Companies ask for financial assistance from state to produce film/video; company wants to help Connecticut firms make business connections with China; requests for business and tourist information; co 
051  0044CL-036  Economic Development  October-December 1988  Marketing companies and consultants sell services to state; Canadian company planning to move manufacturing operations to Connecticut; federal reports on trade; seeking assistance to start own busines 
052  0044CL-037  Economic Development  January-February 1989  Industrial council concerned for manufacturing in the state and critical of Governor's policy; company interested in relocating; notice of firm closing; economic development threatens environment; inv 
052  0044CL-038  Economic Development  March 1989  U.S. Small Business Administration planning conference for women-owned businesses; proposal for educational/business complex in Plainfield; Industrial council concerned for manufacturing in the state 
052  0044CL-039  Economic Development  April 1989  Praise for and interest in the Governor's Conference on Innovation; company complains about the high cost of manufacturing in the state; man seeks funds to start his own business; announcement of busi 
052  0044CL-040  Economic Development  May-June 1989  Wadsworth Atheneum requests Governor support for bond request; request for business information; Connecticut company receives federal technical assistance funds and another applies; company requests s 
052  0044CL-041  Economic Development  July-August 1989  Letters supporting state financial assistance for the NAACP Hartford Small Business Incubator; invitation to participate in exposition in Japan; company announces staff reductions; Connecticut firms g 
052  0044CL-042  Economic Development  September 1989  Questions why Danbury is considered one of safest cities in which to live; seeking employment in international trade; suggest an indexed capital gains tax; company concerned about legislation in U.S. 
052  0044CL-043  Economic Development  October 1989  Seeking employment with state; concern about proposed takeover of B.A.T. Industries; requests for business and tourist information; company announces closing; distributor to Japanese markets selling s 
052  0044CL-044  Economic Development  November 1989  Invitation to international trade show; thank you to Governor for visiting the Bank of Ireland during his trip to Europe; marketing consultant selling services; request for business and tourist inform 
052  0044CL-045  Economic Development  December 1989  Student suggests ways to market Connecticut to tourists; request for business information; international trade consultants selling services; business threatened by death of owner; Governor responds to 
053  0044CL-046  Economic Development  January-February 1990  Minutes of the Connecticut-Israel Exchange Commission; concern about foreign firms buying U.S. industries; invitation to Governor visit city while he is in Germany; correspondence from the U.S. Trade 
053  0044CL-047  Economic Development  March 1990  Proposal to open factory near prison; warn Governor to diversify the state's economy; correspondence from the U.S. Trade Representative about foreign trade negotiations; requests for business informat 
053  0044CL-048  Economic Development  April 1990  Requests for business information; business owners seek state or federal funds; announcement of layoffs; Governor explains why Volvo Tennis Tournament is coming to Connecticut. 
053  0044CL-049  Economic Development  May 1990  Company selling services; Governor congratulates schools on participating in Odyssey of the Mind World Finals; survey on trade promotion programs; Air Jamaica seeks to provide service to Bradley; Chin 
053  0044CL-050  Economic Development  June-July 1990  State needs to assist small businesses with expenses; constituent proposes new economic development theme for the state; Governor requested to develop international investment policies; concerns abou 
053  0044CL-051  Economic Development  August-December 1990  Peace Messenger Cities Conference; requests for business and tourist information; information on state rural development councils; business announces closing; grant awards to Connecticut businesses; c 
053  0044CL-052  Economic Development--Eastern Europe  1990  Governor invites business leaders and educators/academics to join him on his trip to Eastern Europe. 
053  0044CL-053  Economic Development--Memos to/from Commissioner  1990  Annual report of Small Business Advisory Council; report on implementation and results of Job Incentive Grant Program; press releases from Connecticut Innovations, Inc.; U.S. Department of Energy gran 
054  0044CL-054  Economic Development--U.S. Department of Commerce  1982  Announcements of grant awards to Connecticut; census data will be available for determining Enterprise Zones; Governor protests closing of Bridgeport Customs District; information on the Export Tradin 
054  0044CL-055  Economic Development--U.S. Department of Commerce  1983  Announcements of grant awards to Connecticut; information on the Export Trading Company Act; information about Department's activities and programs; applications for federal funds. 
054  0044CL-056  Economic Development--U.S. Department of Commerce  1984  Information about Research and Development Limited Partnerships; announcements of grant awards to Connecticut; Governor reports possible dumping of acrylic sheet from Taiwan that adversely affects Con 
054  0044CL-057  [Economic Development]--U.S. Department of Commerce  1985  Information about Industry Consultation Program for Trade Policy Matters; announcements of grant awards to Connecticut. 
054  0044CL-058  [Economic Development]--U.S. Department of Commerce  1988  Report: Benefits of the U.S.-Canada Free Trade Agreement for Connecticut; federal program to increase exports; rule changes; study of state technology extension services. 
054   0044CL-059  [Economic Development]--U.S. Department of Commerce  1989  Rules changes; Interstate Commerce Commission decision on application; petition of bus company to have Interstate Commerce Commission review Connecticut Department of Transportation decision; Conrail' 
054   0044CL-060  [Economic Development]--U.S. Dep[artmen]t of Comm[erce]  1990  Request for governors' advice on free trade negotiations with Canada; announcement of the opening of the Eastern Europe Business Information Center.