Legislative Advocacy

Together We're Stronger

Our job is to represent you, Connecticut retailers, to make sure your voice is heard at the State Capitol as legislators consider laws that would impact your business, and to provide attractive benefits that can help your business on the bottom line.

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2022 Connecticut Retailers Breakfast Buffet & Program

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Deluxe Breakfast & Program

$50 Per Person Sponsorships Available

Q&A with Gubernatorial candidates Gov. Ned Lamont and Bob Stefanowski



2023 CT Legislative Preview

Quick Conversations with Legislative Leaders

Heading into the 2023 session of the state legislature, CRMA President Tim Phelan will conduct a series of direct conversations with legislative leaders – brief video discussions previewing issues of particular interest to CT’s retail businesses during the session which begins in January.

You’ll hear directly from key legislators leading their
respective caucuses in exclusive interviews.

CRMA Annual Golf Outing

Returning in Spring 2023

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News from Retail Main Street

News from Shop.org

News from Retail Recap

Retail Across America

Retail Across Connecticut is a great story.  Connecticut’s retailers help make the state’s economy come alive, from the malls to Main Street, all across the state.

See how in this video featuring leading retailers, produced by the National Retail Federation.

CRMA in the News

The Connecticut Retail Merchants Association is in the news, highlighting the impact of retail businesses on the economy, jobs, and communities all across the state.

See the Latest Headlines  

Together We’re Stronger

At CRMA, our job is to advocate for you.  We are your voice in the halls of the State Capitol, with service providers, and with the news media. Your membership in CRMA makes you part of an exclusive group that includes some of the world’s largest retailers and best Main Street merchants. Membership instantly makes your voice, and retailing’s collective voice, more powerful at the State Capitol where the laws that impact your business are devised and approved. … Read More

Become a Member Today!

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